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DID YOU KNOW…

  • There is no evidence to support that chocolate is linked to migraines and acne.
  • 1 standard glass of red wine contains 85 calories as opposed to a pint of beer which has 184 calories.
  • The flavour of a zucchini is best when it is less than 6 inches long.
  • A product claiming ” low cholesterol” doesn’t mean it is low in fat.
  • Avocado is considered a FRUIT not a vegetable.
  • Nuts are a source of protein and fibre.
  • Quinoa is not a grain but the seed of a leafy plant that is related to spinach. It is high in protein and is gluten free (NOTE: Some products containing quinoa are not gluten free due to cross contamination with wheat flour products).
  • Soybeans are an excellent source of protein as they provide all the essential amino acids. Generally, animal proteins are a source of complete proteins as opposed to plant sources. However, soybeans do provide complete proteins!
  • Oats help reduce cholesterol levels and control insulin & glucose levels.
  • Eating carbohydrates DO NOT MAKE YOU FAT! What you need to consider is how much you eat, what goes on your carbs and the type you choose.

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