Category Archives: Food Profiles

5 Nutritious Canadian Grown Superfoods Available Year-Round

Wild Blueberries and Cranberries from Canada

At U-RAAW! we try to carry as many Canadian grown nuts, seeds, and dried fruits as we can. Unfortunately due to Canada’s harsh winters, it’s hard to compete with other countries that are warm and sunny year-round. For this reason, the availability of Canadian-grown products can be rather limited. The good news is that despite […]

Can Chocolate Be Healthy?

Chocolate has received a bad reputation. In the past, chocolate has been associated with obesity and acne because of it’s high sugar content. While this is true for a majority of classic chocolate bars, certain chocolates can actually be healthy for you! What qualifies a “healthy” chocolate? Cocoa, one of the main ingredients in chocolate, […]

Everything you Wanted to Know About Canadian Hemp Seed

Hemp seeds

Hemp seed is one of the most powerful and nutritious super-foods on the planet.  The seeds can be consumed in their whole form, hulled (with the outer shell removed), as hemp protein powder, or as oil.  Hemp packs a powerful nutritional punch no matter which way you choose to consume it. In this post we […]

The Health Benefits of Avocados

Avocados on tree

Packed full of antioxidants, fibre, and healthy fats, the avocado (AKA Alligator Pear) may be one of the healthiest foods mother nature has to offer. This delicious, nutrient dense fruit has shown to have numerous health benefits, including: – promoting heart health – decreasing inflammation – increasing the absorption of carotenoids – aiding blood sugar […]