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The Mighty Liver

When it comes to our internal organs, the liver is a powerhouse for detoxification and helping to keep our bodies feeling energized, rejuvenated and revitalized. Over time our liver can become extremely burdened by exposure to toxins from…
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Eat the Colors of a Rainbow

We believe eating nutritious organic fruits and vegetables is the best way you can invest in your health – fueling your body with a broad spectrum of antioxidants, phytonutrients (aka phytochemicals), vitamins, minerals, and fibers. Canada’s…
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Why We Should Avoid Processed Foods

WHY ARE PROCESSED FOODS SO BAD FOR YOU? Processed food is any food that undergoes an intentional change before it is consumed. Most foods undergo some type of post-production processing including cooking, freezing, chopping, fortifying and…
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Winter Wellness - Cold and Flu Herbal Teas

From a young age, my mother would tell me about how helpful and powerful plants where. She taught me about the medicinal properties of something as common as ginger root, to the white liquid in the stem of a dandelion. When my mother ran…
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8 Health Benefits of Raw & Cooked Food

What does it mean to eat a “raw food diet”? There are different ways of defining this term. What all definitions usually have in common is that this type of diet, or lifestyle choice, includes food that has not been homogenized, not…
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Top 5 plant-based podcasts

The power of podcasts Evolving from humble beginnings in 2003, podcasting has become an unstoppable force and show no signs of slowing down. From the White House to your next-door neighbor, everyone seems to have a podcast. 42 million Americans…
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Ditch the dairy for whole, nutritious plant foods

Dairy has been on our food guides and in our refrigerators for generations – but there is plenty of evidence that the white stuff’s prevalence in today's’ diet comes down to some heavy marketing in the decades past, rather than any real…
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Spice up your mealtimes! The Green Mo Guide

Spices have long had a place in our kitchens and traditional medicines, but it’s only recently that science is beginning to unearth their many benefits. Their bold flavors can add taste to dishes without the need for salt, processed ingredients,…

Green Mo's Top Tips for budget plant-based eating

Plant-based diets can be expensive when they’re not planned well. Though protein is much cheaper, loading all that organic produce into your basket can be disheartening. It makes it hard to resist the temptation to grab that cheap, processed…
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The Green Mo's tips for a healthy liver

The liver. This hard-working powerhouse keeps our metabolism and circulation healthy, balances our hormones, cleans our blood and keeps digestion running smoothly. No wonder it is such a strong focus of holistic medicine. The liver…