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Not So Boring Fibre

In the 1800s, Sylvester Graham traveled up and down the East Coast, praising the virtues of fibre - leaving behind the legendary graham cracker! Unfortunately, in today’s market the graham cracker does not count as a source of fibre, but scientific evidence supports this early promotion of fibre as part of a healthy diet. If you’re like most Canadians, you’re probably not getting enough fibre each day. It’s estimated that most people need twice as much as they’re getting (25g each day).

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Much Ado About Salt

Salt – we need it to survive yet it’s killing us! No wonder why war was recently declared against this little electrolyte. According to Health Canada, the average Canadian consumes about 3,400 milligrams (1½ teaspoons) of sodium per day. This is more than TWICE the recommendation for good health!

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