Antioxidant foods – make your plate a rainbow

Antioxidants are substances that protect the cells of the body from free radical damage, boost the immune system and prevent premature aging. Plants contain a vast array of antioxidants beneficial for optimum human health and each different plant pigment contains a different beneficial phytochemical, so eat as many different colours of fresh fruits and vegetables […]

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The Lowdown On Soya..The good, the bad and the ugly.

Doctors are definitely confused by it, many health practitioners’ views differ on it and you’ll find articles that sing its praises and those that slander it. So let’s look at some of the facts about soya. In Eastern cultures soya foods are traditionally eaten in their fermented forms, such as miso, tempeh and natto, making […]

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Spirulina and chlorella really pack a punch

Spirulina and chlorella are superfoods you may have heard about but maybe you don’t know why they’re so good for you. Here’s the lowdown on the wonders of the green powders. Spirulina A micro algae named Spirulina Platensis. It’s collected or farmed in fresh water and is an easy algae to digest due to its […]

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The female hormonal balancing act

Many women experience female hormonal imbalances and as a result will experience conditions such as PMS, painful periods, fibroids, endometriosis and PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome). The female hormonal cycle is a complicated system of different hormones that work together in synergy to create balance. Often there is a “wobble” in the system resulting in a […]

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Yoga – why it’s good for you

Yoga works the entire system. All major muscle groups are worked, the internal organs are massaged due to the different postures, the nervous system is calmed and the mind is allowed to rest. Different postures have different benefits, for example, the Shoulderstand is beneficial to the thyroid gland as well as encouraging efficient blood flow […]

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