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Detoxing and why you should do it

Detoxing is getting a lot of press these days. With the increasing presence of additives, intensive farming and unnatural modifications being made to our food, including the toxins we ingest and are surrounded by (sugar, transfats, alcohol, smoke, pollution, etc.), it’s no wonder detoxing is so popular. Many people turn to cleanses to give their […]

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A Chocolate Mousse From Heaven

Who said sweet treats had to be bad for you? Enter a new paradigm of healthy sweet foods. Step aside dirty, processed desserts. Make way for nutritious, decadent sweet delights. Chocolate and raspberries are a match made in heaven and the delicate rosewater takes the flavour to a whole new level – up to heaven! […]

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Superfood Bread

Packed full of healthy ingredients, this bread is a far cry from the processed breads you might be trying to avoid. You can make up a few batches, slice them and freeze them for whenever you need to pull a few pieces out for a meal. Think avocado toast, hummus dipping, dunked into soup or […]

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What your body needs to be healthy

Deep inside our bodies are the cells themselves, each one of them a complex factory working around the clock to perform the necessary functions to keep us alive and well. How you treat them matters. I love eating a natural diet packed with lots of fresh, wholesome food and as a result I can hear an […]

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Why we get food cravings and how to stop them

We’ve all experienced the feeling of food cravings, but do you know what is going on inside your body when they occur? Two main players ghrelin and leptin are hormones responsible for your body’s hunger signals. Your body is designed to be able to regulate your appetite with the help of these two hormones. Leptin […]

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How to nurture your healthy gut bacteria

Do you know that your body contains about 100 trillion bacteria? They can weigh up to 2kg, they can be found on the skin’s surface, inside the mouth and the uro-genitary tract, but most live in the large intestine. There are more than 1000 different types living in the large intestine.  Many of these are […]

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Butternut squash bread

If you’re following low carb diet, or are avoiding wheat and gluten, this bread will be a treat for you. It’s packed with the healthy yellow phytonutrient – beta-carotene – from the squash, along with vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, a variety of B vitamins, manganese and magnesium. Extra virgin olive oil is used […]

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Quinoa porridge

If you’re craving a hot, comforting breakfast that is packed with protein and nutrients, yet not a grain or cereal-based one, try quinoa porridge. It’s a delicious alternative to oats and a great option for people with gluten issues or who are avoiding grains. Ingredients: 50g quinoa (serves 1) 1 medium apple, thinly sliced 1/2 […]

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