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Prebiotic Fibre

Prebiotics are non-digestible food ingredients that stimulate the growth or activity of bacteria in the digestive system which are beneficial to the health of the body. Prebiotic fibre is a a soluble fibre and a functional food ingredient! It is also called inulin and can be derived from the chicory root, or other sources like soybeans, raw oats or jicama. You can’t taste, see or feel this fibre when it’s mixed into a food or drink.

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Active Bacterial Cultures & Probiotics

Two of the most common friendly bacteria added to dairy products are Lactobacillus and Bifidobacteria. Within each group, there are different species (for example, Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium bifidus), and within each species, different strains (or varieties). Health Canada has identified the claims for probiotics and eligible species for these claims.

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Antioxidants and Free Radicals

In technical terms, an antioxidant is a molecule capable of slowing or preventing the oxidation of other molecules. In our bodies oxidation reactions can produce free radicals, which start chain reactions that damage cells. Antioxidants help to protect our cells from free radicals.

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Hand Natural Beauty Tips

Your hands take a lot of abuse and are particularly susceptible to dryness because they are washed so often and are exposed to a variety of cleaning solutions. Since your hands are visible almost all the time, it is important to keep them looking and feeling their best.

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Keeping Your Diet Healthy & Balanced

An unbalanced diet that is high in fat and processed foods can lead to a number of digestive disorders, including heartburn, indigestion, acid reflux, gas and constipation. Other preventable factors contributing to digestive disorders can be alcohol consumption, smoking, stress, lack of sleep and lack of exercise.

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