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  • 5 Healthy Breakfast Smoothie Recipes

    5 Healthy Breakfast Smoothie Recipes [shareaholic app=”share_buttons” id=”23872133″] Raspberry and Nut Smoothie With Peanut butter and jam make this delicious shake by blending low-fat milk, frozen raspberries, and your favourite nut butter. Ginger Berry and Oat Smoothie Bored of oatmeal? Why not whirl up rolled oats, blueberries, yogurt, and ice in a blender. Brown sugar […]

  • 12 Pesticides used in Organic Farming

    12 Toxic Pesticides used in Organic Farming [shareaholic app=”share_buttons” id=”23872133″][/shareaholic] Reasons to avoid organic food. It is commonly believed that organic farmers do not use pesticides and that organic food is therefore safer to consume than conventionally farmed fruit and vegetables. In a UK poll, 95% of the consumers bought organic food because they wanted to […]

  • The world’s coolest office spaces

    Is your office cool? [shareaholic app=”share_buttons” id=”23872133″] The World’s coolest office spaces. To grab the best and brightest talent, companies are paying more attention than ever before to the environment created by their–increasingly creative–work spaces. It’s a smart move–most professionals spend more hours at the office each week than they do at home, and an […]

  • Snacks? No, trying to lose weight!

    Healthy Office Snacks [shareaholic app=”share_buttons” id=”23872133″][/shareaholic] 12 Snacks To Avoid When You’re Trying To Lose Weight Snacking is sometimes looked down upon when you’re trying to lose weight, but when done the right way, snacking can be good for you! It keeps your metabolism going and cravings at bay until the next meal. However, eating […]

  • Does your office recycle?

    Does your office recycle? [shareaholic app=”share_buttons” id=”23872133″] Get EcoAction in your office. Metro Vancouver has implemented a new bylaw banning all food scraps from the garbage stream. This means that every residence and every business in the Metro Vancouver area is now required to have an organic recycling program. EcoAction a Vancouver based office recycleing business can help your office […]

  • Which is your favourite superfood?

    Why are super foods so super? [shareaholic app=”share_buttons” id=”23872133″][/shareaholic] Fruit is our favourite super food, here’s why. Blueberries The blueberry is an antioxidant powerhouse. That deep blue colour is related to high amounts of phytonutrients called anthocyanidins. These phytonutrients aid in the process of neutralizing free radical damage in our cells. Overtime, the collagen matrix […]

  • Organic Farming Is Not Sustainable

    More labour with lower yields is a luxury only rich populations can afford.  By Dr. HENRY I. MILLER [shareaholic app=”share_buttons” id=”23872133″][/shareaholic] Are organic vendors scamming you? You may have noticed that the organic section of your local supermarket is growing. Advocates tout organic-food production—in everything from milk and coffee to meat and vegetables—as a “sustainable” way […]

  • Confirmed: Organic a waste of cash

    Is organic food better for you? [shareaholic app=”share_buttons” id=”23872133″][/shareaholic] Are organic businesses lying to us? BY ALYSSA FIORENTINO AND RHEANNA O’NEIL BELLOMO To buy organic or not to buy organic? That is the question. Will your organic kale be healthier, more tasty, and pesticide-free? Apparently, the answer is a resounding NO. And, according to a a new report by […]

  • Five-a-day: what counts towards it?

    Five-a-day: what counts towards it? [shareaholic app=”share_buttons” id=”23872133″][/shareaholic] Do you get your 5 fruit and veggies a day? COUNTS Fresh fruit and vegetables Beans and pulses. These count as only one portion, no matter how many you eat Frozen fruit and vegetables Tinned or canned fruit and vegetables (buy ones that come in natural juice […]

  • Fruit beneficial to pregnant women

    Fruit when pregnant leads to smarter kids. [shareaholic app=”share_buttons” id=”23872133″][/shareaholic] New study reports just how smart it is to eat right during pregnancy. Eating a generous amount of fruit during pregnancy may help your baby be able to score better on development tests. Regular consumption of fruit is known to reduce a variety of health complications such […]

  • Bananas will not be extinct in 10 years

    Bananas will not be extinct in 10 years. [shareaholic app=”share_buttons” id=”23872133″][/shareaholic] Will your children be able to try bananas? Once again, the ecological doomsday bell has been set to tolling, this time by folks fearful of the imminent demise of our favourite fruit, the banana. In January 2003, a report in New Scientist suggested bananas […]

  • Fruit eaters lower risk of breast cancer

    Fruit may lower the risk of breast cancer. [shareaholic app=”share_buttons” id=”23872133″] Why eating fruit is so important in the office. A study reports that high fruit consumption during adolescence may be associated with lower breast cancer risk, while another study finds that increasing alcohol intake in later life is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer. […]

  • Fruit makes you beautiful

    Eating fruit and vegetables makes you more attractive. [shareaholic app=”share_buttons” id=”23872133″] New study suggests fruits are for the good looking!   Yet another reason to get your five-a-day: a new study has found that women who eat more fresh produce have a healthier and more attractive glow than those who eat less. If you’ve been […]

  • Organic vs Conventional

    Think organic is better? Think again. [shareaholic app=”share_buttons” id=”23872133″] Mythbusting 101: Organic Farming > Conventional Agriculture. by Christie Wilcox Myth #1: Organic Farms Don’t Use Pesticides When the Soil Association, a major organic accreditation body, asked consumers why they buy organic food, 95% of them said their top reason was to avoid pesticides. They, like […]

  • Pedal Power for down town

    Eco-friendly office fruit delivery [shareaholic app=”share_buttons” id=”23872133″] Cargo trike to shift fruit and snacks. We’ve started using electric cargo trikes to shift fruit and snacks to our down town customers. They trikes are already used by another company for takeout food delivery, so we just had to get in on the eco-friendly transport option. Have […]

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    Our new favourite website

    The best website to promote fruit [shareaholic app=”share_buttons” id=”23872133″] Scroll for your health. Probably the best website we have ever seen regarding fruit. The page features an all in one scrolling action to walk you through various fruits, and why you should eat them. See the website here the design is awe inspiring.