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November 25, 2019

The key here is balance! I’m sure most of you would have heard of good and bad fats… What does this actually mean and why does it matter? Good fats are also called essential fatty acids. The reason they are called essential, like other essential nutrients is that first...

January 7, 2019

Yoga for the body, mind and spirit 

So, what is all the hype about yoga? Is it another extreme sport where practitioners need to be doing handstands on the side of cliffs or contorting their bodies into pretzels? On the contrary… yoga is NOT a competition! In fact, one...

December 21, 2018

I’m often asked if it’s possible to have a healthy vegetarian diet…. The answer is YES! The same as any other type of diet, it’s all about making sure that you are getting ALL of the essential nutrients the body needs to function. Guess what happens when we don’t??? Th...

March 26, 2018

Origins of cocoa date back some 3000 years ago, when ancient civilizations used this miracle bean for both nutritional and medicinal purposes. In the 16th century Hernan Cortes wrote of Montezuma, the Aztec Emperor labelling cocoa a ‘divine drink, which builds up resis...

May 8, 2016

 Does raw food contain more nutrition than cooked food?

Let us have a look at the evidence shall we…..

Certain vitamins are known to be affected by forces such as water, light, air and heat. More specifically the following table provides an overview of what element affec...

April 18, 2016

Organic farming aims to better maintain the health of people, soils and ecosystems, when compared to more conventional regular methods. Its rapid development has founded roots in over 120 countries with 395 different organisations providing organic certification. It is...

February 15, 2016

What do we consider to be whole foods?

Generally anything that grows out of the ground or has been reared in a method which closely resembles any animal’s upbringing. That means the vast array of fresh vegetables and fruits, nuts and seeds, wholegrains, beans and legume...

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