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Archive of: Allergies & Special Diets , Menu Planner, The Local Grape: Wine Recommendations

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Holistic vs. Allopathic Treatment of Allergies

Holistic vs. Allopathic Treatment of Allergies

Marni Wasserman explores the methods of treating allergies. Some elements of treatment are similar, while some are not. Which is better?

January 2013
Reduce Allergic Reactions to Pets

Reduce Allergic Reactions to Pets

Allergies to animals are common and can cause some undesirable reactions in the human body. Marni Wasserman has some helpful house guidelines to reduce your reactions.

December 2012
Sweet Treats for the Holidays

Sweet Treats for the Holidays

Just because its Christmas doesn't mean you can't eat healthy.

December 2012
Best Bubblies for a Sparkling Holiday Season

Best Bubblies for a Sparkling Holiday Season

Did you think the Henderson Sisters would leave you hanging, and not recommend the best values in sparkling wines? No chance.

December 2012
Not So Keen On Beans?

Not So Keen On Beans?

Allergies occur when the body recognizes a protein in a food as harmful, so the body responds by attacking with antibodies. The legume family, called Fabaceae, contains common allergen proteins: vicilin and convicilin.

November 2012
Celebration-Worthy Bottles

Celebration-Worthy Bottles

As we celebrate this most wonderful time of the year, it seems the only thing that’s getting a workout is your wallet. No matter if you’re the host with the most, throwing an all-out bash for 100, or providing an intimate dinner for 10, The Hendersons have a list of celebration-worthy bottles that are both splurges and savers.

November 2012
Root, Root, Root for Root Vegetables

Root, Root, Root for Root Vegetables

Root veggies are an indispensable source of nutrition in colder climates and versatile and delicious.

November 2012
Four Tips For Finding the Perfect Almond

Four Tips For Finding the Perfect Almond

When searching for the perfect almond what should we consumers be looking for? Many of the differences aren't visible to the untrained human eye but the distinctions between all the options available in the market are more than clear when you start to look at the way the almond is grown, harvested and how this affects the nutritional profile on each nut.

October 2012
"Go To" Wines

"Go To" Wines

It’s reassuring to have an arsenal of ‘go-tos’ on your wine shopping list when life takes over and you don’t have the leisure of whiling away hours in the LCBO. Here are the Henderson's tried-and-trues.

October 2012
You May Not Be Allergic to Chocolate

You May Not Be Allergic to Chocolate

There are many people who complain of allergy-like symptoms after eating chocolate. Some of these symptoms include: headaches, itchy mouth, irritation and simply not feeling right. But is it really the chocolate that they are reacting to? Or is it one of the ingredients in the chocolate that is really causing a problem?

October 2012