Author: Cooking Green Goodness Magazine

Let’s Change the Cancer Stats with These 3 Dietary Strategies

According to the latest Canadian data, 1 in 2 people will develop cancer during their lifetime. Amanda Li, M.Ap.Nutr., RD, teaches strategies to stay healthy while relishing every bite. Our bodies are incredible machines that have the capability to digest foods, to fight off disease, and to detoxify on its own. However, lifestyle factors including lack of sleep, poor nutrition, low activity, and exposure to environmental toxins can put a toil on the body’s ability to function optimally. According to the World Cancer Research Fund, about 30% of all cancers are directly related to dietary habits, which can reach up to 70% in the case of cancers related to the digestive system. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in Canada and affects more than 26,000 Canadians a year. This number is staggering, but we as individuals have the power to make changes to our lifestyle to reduce our risk of developing cancer in our lifetime. Let’s not waste anymore time, and dive into 3 dietary recommendations to help reduce your risk …

25 Fun Ways to Celebrate National Vegetarian Week

May 13 to 19 is a week to celebrate vegetarianism and give meatless fares a try. Join the fun! Learn to cook tasty recipes! #NationalVegetarianWeek National Vegetarian Week aims to bring awareness to the proven health benefits of vegetarian diets. Although Cooking Green Goodness Magazine supports a vegan lifestyle, let’s not kid ourselves, the journey is a struggle for many. We support any initiative to educate and guide those people curious about plant-based meals and how to get started with their journey. The benefits of vegetarian diets include: A reduced risk of major killers such as heart disease and stroke while cutting exposure to foodborne pathogens; A viable answer to feeding the world’s hungry through more efficient use of grains and other crops; Conservation of vital but limited freshwater, fertile topsoil and other precious resources; The preservation of irreplaceable ecosystems; Mitigating the ever-expanding environmental pollution of animal agriculture. Here are 25 veggie-licious ways to celebrate National Vegetarian Week: 1. Read the Vegetarian’s Society’s guide ‘Going Veggie: What to Eat.’2. Head outdoors for a veggie picnic.3. …