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Why Zinc is so Essential in Our Diet

A few months ago I blogged about how mineral deficiency can effect us and leading on from thatВ  I recently learnt about how the mineral zinc depletes as we age and can have a serious effect on the health of … Read More

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Superfood Protein Bars!

For all of you who who love sweet foods this recipes is a great one to add to your repertoire it is easy to make, requires no cooking, tastes delicious and what is more is full of nutrients. What makes … Read More

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GM Foods The Lowdown?

Unless you have been walking around with your head in the clouds for the last few years you will have heard many people debating the pros and cons of Genetically Modified foods. In this post I am going to outline … Read More

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The Battle Over Health is Really Over pH!

You may or may not have heard of the alkaline diet, and you may have thought to yourself it ‘s “just an other fad diet”. However adopting an alkaline diet is not just a fad it is a life long … Read More

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Why We Love Coconut Oil!

If you are a health conscious person then you have probably looked at what oils are most beneficial for our health. Normally extra virgin olive oil comes top on the list, however what many people neglect to tell you is … Read More

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The Key to Health is Our Digestive System

I recently watched a video that was trying to sell an expensive formula to improve people’s digestive health. I really enjoyed the video and thought they had many great ideas, and explained why our digestive health is so important. However … Read More

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The Green Smoothie Lowdown

I had often heard people talking about having green smoothies, I am personally a smoothie lover, but hadn’t jumped on the green smoothie bandwagon. However that has now changed, and I am embracing them as a way to get a … Read More

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Maca Benefits and Recipes

When I make food for my family it is important for me to ensure that they are getting a well balanced diet, and eating foods that will support their well-being and lead to them feeling healthy. That is why I … Read More

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Are So Called Diets Making Us Fat?

There are many popular diets out their from Atkins to the grapefruit or cabbage soup diet, however more and more people are realising that diets that cut out one nutrient group will not give them the long lasting results they … Read More

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Lucuma Power Super Balls Recipe

I love finding ways of adding superfoods into my diet and often find people are unsure how to use lucuma powder and other superfoods that they may have heard of and seen but have never attempted to incorporate into a … Read More

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The Healing Power of Vitamin C

If you are at all concerned about ensuring you have good health then you will probably be aware of the importance of vitamin C in our diets. Firstly lets look at what are the main healing properties associated with vitamin … Read More

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Is Buying Organic Necessary?

I have a friends whose Father-in-law owns a farm and a few summers ago he helped out in the orchard and his job was spraying apples. When he saw the amount of chemicals that went onto the apples this put … Read More

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Really Raw Chocolate Pie!

When it comes to increasing your intake of raw food, desserts are a great means of getting raw food with heaps of vitamins and minerals, especially in the winter time when you may not feel like eating salads. Raw desserts … Read More

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Bitter Sweet, Is Sugar Dangerous?

About 2 years ago I started reading a book called “Sugar Blues”В  by William Duffy, this revolutinised the way I viewed sugar and made me determined to avoid eating sugar. Many people see this as extreme and think “what harm … Read More

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How to Boost Your Immunity this Winter!!!

At this present time I am writing this from a snowy Christchurch with the heat pump going trying to keep warm and wondering why it is that at this time of year so many people seem to fall prey to … Read More

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What Are the Health Benefits of Maqui Berry?

It’s not every day that you come across food that is sweet, delicious and furthermore is good for you, well maqui berry is one of those rare foods that is jam packed with goodness and healing properties. Firstly if you … Read More

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How to Use Yacon in Recipes!

If you are like me and my family you probably love to have treats, and because of this I am always on the look out for alternatives to sugar. When I heard about Yacon syrup I was really interested in … Read More

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How to Use Chia Seeds

If there is one health giving food I would recommend people to incorporate into their diet it is chia seeds that is because it has so many nutritional benefits and is so easy to add into your diet, due to … Read More

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Could You Be Mineral Deficient?

Have you ever wondered why with all the medical knowledge we have in this age, why we still have so much sickness. According to the research done by Weston Price tribal cultures and indigenous people had very little sickness until … Read More