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How to be healthy as a vegan

Vegans like everyone else, must ensure that they have a well balanced diet so that they don’t become deficient in any essential nutrients. Simply avoiding animal products doesn’t mean you’re following a healthy diet. Just like the junk food meat eater, being a junk food vegan is bad for your health. Following a vegan diet […]

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The quest for the fountain of youth

From the Mayfly to the magnificent oak, it’s a fact, everything in nature ages. Longevity of course, is relative. The Mayfly lives for just one day and the oak lives for decades. Each unique life form has its own healthy lifespan and that of humans is increasing. We have an aging population suffering from all […]

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2 Meditation Exercises To Help You Relax

Meditation is a helpful addition to a healthy lifestyle. Mindfulness in all that you do, encourages you to be “in the flow”, to become more balanced.  How do you feel when you eat cake, drink, wine or eat your treats? Being aware of how you are feeling and what is driving you, creates a sense of […]

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Common toxins and how they make you sick

What are toxins? Toxins are produced inside your body as waste products from your natural metabolic processes, such as carbon dioxide and urea, as well as microbial toxins due to intestinal dysbiosis, or harmful by-products of poorly metabolised oestrogens. The sheer amount of toxins a person is exposed to in addition to their natural endogenous […]

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What most bodies need to stay healthy and in balance

Our current society is set up to make health and vitality something hard to achieve – long working hours, lack of quality free time, high levels of stress, toxins, sugar and processed foods. But what if instead of getting tireder, sicker and fatter each year, you chose to walk the path of wellness? – getting […]

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The ketogenic diet in a nutshell

The keto diet is currently receiving a lot of attention in medical and nutritional circles. You may have heard of the term ketogenic diet, or the words ketone bodies, but you’re not sure exactly what they are. What does it mean to be ketogenic and what does it take to get into nutritional ketosis? Keto in a nutshell A ketogenic […]

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10 natural brands for healthy skin

Most cosmetics and body care products contain endocrine disrupting ingredients, an array of synthetic chemicals, perfumes and preservatives – all of which have been proven to be toxic to our bodies and even carcinogenic. I go back to my biology books. ONE OF THE SKIN’S MAJOR FUNCTIONS IS ABSORPTION. Yes, that’s right. Whatever you put […]

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Food addictions and how to overcome them

I want to talk about the emotions behind our food and drink choices. What drives us to eat the things we eat? Why do we get addicted to food or drink? What emotions are we trying to deal with as we reach for a comforting glass of wine or a soothing sugary snack? Are our […]

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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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