Nepean Active Health Centre

35 Auriga Drive, Unit #209
Nepean, Ontario
Phone for Chiropractic: 613-274-0020
Phone Marie-Thérèse Du-Pond: 613-322-0438
Fax: 613-274-0024
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Brown vs. White Rice

Posted by on Sep 19, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

So which is better for you? Is one better for the environment? Brown rice is not only the better choice nutritionally but it is also better for the environment. Rice goes through several processes after harvest before its ready to be cooked. After harvest, the seeds are milled to remove the outer grain husks leaving the brown rice. To get the white rice,...

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Baked Herb Sweet Potato Fries

Posted by on Sep 15, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Ingredients 3 large sweet potatoes 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil 3/4 tsp (4 mL) finely chopped freshthyme 3/4 tsp (4 mL) finely chopped freshrosemary 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt 1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepperPreparationCut sweet potatoes into 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick sticks. Toss with oil, thyme, rosemary, salt and pepper. Bake on 2 parchment paper–lined baking sheets in bottom...

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A Link between Autism and Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Posted by on Sep 15, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Researchers in human nutrition at the University of Alabama College of Human Environmental Sciences and Knagnung-Wonju National University in Korea have recently collaborated on a study examining nutrition/diet related differences in normally developing boys and those with autism. The researchers looked at the Omega-3 versus Omega-6 fatty acid levels as...

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