Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis

Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis

What is Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis (HTMA)? HTMA is a safe and non-invasive pathology test. It measures the levels and comparative ratios of nutrient and toxic minerals found in hair. HTMA is regarded by many doctors, naturopaths and nutritional therapists as one of...

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Health Benefits: Nutritional Yeast

Health Benefits: Nutritional Yeast

Nutritional yeast is packed full of nutrients and an amazing dairy free alternative to cheese. Some health benefits of nutritional yeast that you may not know are: It is a complete and excellent source of protein It is packed full of amino acids Helps to stabilise...

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Health Benefits: Cacao

Health Benefits: Cacao

In the realm of indulgence, cacao stands as a timeless favourite, delighting palates with its rich flavour and velvety texture. Yet, beyond its decadent taste, cacao harbours a treasure trove of health benefits that have been celebrated for centuries. From ancient...

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Health Benefits: Quinoa

Health Benefits: Quinoa

Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is an ancient South American grass seed that has been cultivated as a food source and exploded onto the western market in recent times, and for good reason! This starchy seed is very similar to a grain - but isn't, is gluten free, and an...

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Health Benefits: Cayenne Pepper

Health Benefits: Cayenne Pepper

If you're a chilli fan, you probably know all about cayenne pepper. Originating from South America, cayenne is a beautiful red chilli pepper, and is cousin to paprika, jalapeno and the bell pepper. It is the most prominent powdered chilli spice used in cooking by many...

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Health Benefits: Blueberries

Health Benefits: Blueberries

We all know blueberries are an excellent source of antioxidants - in fact, most purple foods are incredibly rich in antioxidants.. but do you know about all of the other wonderful nutrients they also contain? The phytonutrients found in blueberries include...

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Gut Health

Gut Health

The gut is fast becoming known as our body's 'second brain', and for good reason. Unfortunately though, good gut health is often undervalued and overlooked. Not only is our gut responsible for digestion and the underlying structure of our body's immune system, it also...

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The Power of Pollen

The Power of Pollen

Did you know that bee pollen's little golden grains are actually a complete food? They contain nearly all of the vital nutrients required by the human body to sustain life, perfectly packaged in a tiny floral, golden nugget! Bee pollen has been used and consumed by...

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Health Benefits: Chia Seeds

Health Benefits: Chia Seeds

Chia seeds are a nutritious staple in our household, I even feed them to my dog! Chia seeds are an ancient Mayan and Aztec food originating from South America. They are an excellent source of protein, and extremely rich in Omega 3 essential fatty acids, antioxidants...

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Eggs Everyday!

Eggs Everyday!

Eggs are tasty little parcels full of so many vital nutrients, both macro and micro. One large egg will provide roughly 6 grams of protein and 5 grams of fat, as well proving to be a great source of essential vitamins and minerals such as vitamins B2, B6 & B12,...

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Health Benefits: Mesquite Powder

Health Benefits: Mesquite Powder

Most commonly used in the modern world as an alternative sweetener, the ancient mesquite powder is sourced from the seed pods of the Mesquite plant which originates from Peru. Mesquite powder has an incredible mineral profile, containing high amounts of zinc, calcium,...

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Why I Drink Lemon in Warm Water Every Morning!

Why I Drink Lemon in Warm Water Every Morning!

Lemons are a powerhouse of nutrition and, in my opinion, should be a staple in every household. Although a citrus and acidic in its natural form, once lemon has been metabolised by the body it becomes incredibly alkalising and naturally raises the body's pH levels....

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Hemp – The Ultimate Super Food

Hemp – The Ultimate Super Food

Hemp is an incredibly versatile ‘super’ plant that can be used for paper, clothing, rope, building materials and much, much more .. But, probably its most powerful use is that in health and nutrition.Hemp is an ancient source of nutrients and is one of very few plant...

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Ghee: What Is It & How Do I Use It?

Ghee: What Is It & How Do I Use It?

It’s funny that for something that has been used in both cooking and medicinal remedies for hundreds of years, when I mention ghee as an ingredient, most people have never heard of it before!Known for its longevity qualities, Ghee has been traditionally used in...

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Health Benefits: Kale

Health Benefits: Kale

Kale is definitely one of our favourite leafy greens, and for a very good reason…Kale is very low in calories (roughly only 33 calories to 1 cup) and an incredible source of iron, fibre, vitamin K (K1 & K2), vitamin C and vitamin A, as well as vitamin B-12,...

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Are You Magnesium Deficient?

Are You Magnesium Deficient?

Due to extremely depleted soil nutrients, bad dietary choices and pharmaceutical drug use, many people today are magnesium deficient. Magnesium is essential for all  body systems and deficiency has been linked to a multitude of chronic illnesses and certain...

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The Almighty Avocado

The Almighty Avocado

I think avocados are possibly our favourite food… and for good reason! Not only are they FULL of essential nutrients and taste amazing, they’re also incredibly versatile and, additional to the food world, can be used as a wonderful beauty product that both your skin...

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Health Benefits: Cinnamon

Health Benefits: Cinnamon

Don’t you just love cinnamon?! It smells incredible, tastes amazing and is such a versatile spice – used in cooking, hot drinks, oils, skin care and fragrances. There really is nothing better than a good book, a comfortable seat and a big mug of warm almond chai,...

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Inflammation & How to Fight It!

Inflammation is a normal part of the body’s immune response, protecting us against foreign invaders and other harmful stimuli that may be of threat to our health. There is both acute and chronic inflammation; acute being the response to a localised injury or...

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Oil Pulling, Have You Tried It ?

Oil Pulling, Have You Tried It ?

Oil pulling has been around for years, and has a vast array of health benefits – besides the obvious improvement in oral health. If you have been thinking about oil pulling, we urge you to give it a go. You can oil pull with most organic (preferably) cold pressed oils...

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Health Benefits: Turmeric

Health Benefits: Turmeric

Turmeric is known for its bright orange colour, and a commonly used spice in Indian cuisine. Turmeric has some pretty incredible health benefits and is used in many traditional medicinal modalities, such as Ayurveda, for its powerful anti-inflammatory properties....

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Dairy Intolerance – Casein or Lactose?

Dairy Intolerance – Casein or Lactose?

Some information I recently stumbled across regarding dairy intolerances helped me to set a few things straight regarding my allergies that no one had been able to answer in the past (Doctor’s included).Lactose is a sugar (disaccharide containing glucose and...

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