Nutrition

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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....

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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