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Wasabi… not for the faint of heart!

Anyone who has eaten at an Oriental restaurant is likely to know what wasabi is (and maybe even have experienced its intense heat). It is also called “Japanese horseradish”, though horseradish is a different plant altogether (although it can still

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Today’s veggie of the day is full of bright orange and crunchy goodness… CARROTS!

The veggie of the day today is carrots! Carrots are great served up steamed, juiced, roasted, stir-fried, grated in salads, blended into veggie smoothies, or included in any number of dishes. They are by far the best source of alpha carotene

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Orange is the new pink

Have you heard? People that consume a diet that is rich in carotenoids from natural foods, such as fruits and vegetables, are healthier and have lower mortality from a number of chronic illnesses. Probably the most well-known carotenoid is the one that

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This week’s healthy recipe is a Cilantro-Mango Detox Smoothie!

Have you ever done a detox? So many times, people hear the word “detox” and they shudder, remembering painful or even failed attempts at that very thing. But here at Heroic Health headquarters, we luckily do not believe in self-inflicted torture. That

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Teehee… sorry butter

Just to make you all giggle on this beautiful Sunday night… The American Heart Association recommends no more than 5-6% of total calories from saturated fat for a heart-healthy diet, which is just about the amount vegans typically consume. Add

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Want to burn more belly fat? Over-eat these foods!

Let’s admit it – when most people plan to lose weight, they tend to think of things like restricting, withholding or eliminating.  Well, it may come as a surprise, but did you know that there are certain foods that you

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Bonus recipe… on account of the level of awesome that this one achieves!

So I know that we usually give out our weekly recipes on Mondays… but I found this one today and it got me so gosh darn excited that I absolutely HAD to share it!  (Besides, I think that this is

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Your weekly recipe: Chicken Tandoori… yum!

If you are anything like us here at Heroic Health headquarters, then you must also love flavourful foods!  We are on a constant quest to find the sweetest, tangiest, spiciest, or just plain yummiest foods out there… and this week was

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This week’s healthy recipe: Saucy Shrimp Cocktail

It’s feeling a whole lot like summer out there… which means that for many people, it’s PARTY TIME!! But parties need snazzy food for the masses, and so your weekly recipe is a totally shareable, completely yummy and pretty darn

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An apple a day…

Moms are famous for certain sayings, but one that has been tested by time is the old “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”.  Well, as it turns out, apples have even more benefits than just that! Firstly, there

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