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Superfood: Quinoa

This Sunday we are taking a closer look at the mother of all grains, Quinoa. This special little superfood has been around for centuries but in the last 10 years has become increasingly popular with foodies all around the world. Let us explain why.

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How to end your sugar cravings today

Sugar is as addictive as drugs. According to Forbes magazine, sugar is as addictive as cocaine. So what can you do to alter your diet, increase awareness of what you consume and potentially kick those sugar cravings? First, let’s start with a reset. Stop eating processed foods. If it survives in a box and requires a [...]

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Vital vitamins: Which supplements are essential at every age?

When it comes to using vitamins and natural supplements to improve health and wellness, there are many choices. Firstly, supplements include vitamins, minerals and other nutrient herbs, homoeopathic medications and other products. The important supplements essential for everyone, regardless of their age, would be a collagen complex that includes three types of collagen, Omega-3 complex, food-based multivitamin [...]

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3 Healthy Recipes For Pancake Day

We've been on the search for healthy ways to participate in the age old tradition of Pancake Day, this day brings back a sense of nostalgia, as kids pancakes were a real treat and everyone had their own personal way of filling, decorating and topping theirs. Why break the tradition, so we've found three recipes [...]

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Spring Clean Recipe: Bircher Muesli

Sue Davis of Lifehouse Spa & Hotel shares her twist on the traditional Swiss Bircher Muesli recipe. Good for breakfast or post-workout. Made with Quinoa (keen-wah), revered by the ancient Incas and the only grain that is a complete protein as well as a carbohydrate. The following recipe is free from wheat and dairy.   4 [...]

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Superfood: Blueberries

Blueberries are extremely well known for the various benefits that they have on your health and as part of our Superfood Sunday series we’re taking a look at exactly what it is that makes these berries so super. The main reason for the popularity of blueberries is the fact that they contain extremely powerful antioxidants which have [...]

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Vegan Macaroni And Cheese Recipe

Vegan Macaroni & Cheese Recipe For the "cheese" sauce: 2 cups of soaked cashews* 1 cup of filtered water 1/2 cup of olive oil 1/2 to 1 tsp of salt (adjust as needed) 1 tbsp of nutritional yeast 1 tbsp of rice vinegar Juice from 1 lemon, squeezed 1 tsp of turmeric 2 to 3 [...]

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Myth or Fact: Can Green Juices Prevent or Reverse Grey Hair?

The jury is out on whether green juices can prevent, or reduce the appearance of, grey hair. The accepted theory is that the age when your hair begins to grey is primarily determined by genetics, and a study published in Nature Communications [1] has identified the gene that is responsible for grey tresses.  In a [...]