It's no wonder that fish, high in protein and omega fatty acids while relatively low in fat, is the protein of choice these days.
Its popularity could be one of its downfalls. Overfished waters and toxic waste are responsible for making some of our most popular fish poisonous, especially to pregnant women, babies and children.
The danger associated with eating fish is mercury poisoning. Let me tell you more about it...... ››› Read more
Diabetes is a hot topic at the moment. But before I can go on to share intricate studies with you, I must first teach you the basics.
Today, I'm going to explain how the diabetic body controls blood sugar differently to the non-diabetic body. It's interesting to know - especially if you're pre-diabetic or diabetic...... ››› Read more
If you think the only benefits of eating clean are weight loss and general health maintenance, you're terribly mistaken...
Loading up your plate with fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, fatty fish and lean meats won't only provide your body with nutrients to support healthy cell function, but also help fight chronic diseases!
Here are four top reasons to eat clean...... ››› Read more
Over the past couple of years, there have been dozens of supplements that have come and gone in terms of trendiness; from herbs and amino acids to antioxidants and extracts.
A few years ago it was raspberry ketones and green coffee bean extract, but more recently detox teas and now activated charcoal. Haven't yet heard about this natural remedy? Let me teach you about it…... ››› Read more
Detoxification is a pretty complex process, but you can get a huge amount of phytonutrients from plant-based foods, which will promote your body's natural ability to detoxify.
Today I'm going to share a really delicious green juice recipe with you. Seriously - it tastes great! But its refreshing taste and beautiful green hue aren't the only things I love about it - this juice also offers tons of nutrients. You can sip on one at any time and immediately help your body flush out toxins and strengthen your immune system.... ››› Read more
Magnesium is a trace metal that you need to include in your diet. The metal plays a big role in energy use in your cells, and in copying the genetic material in your cells.
A magnesium deficiency is often invisible. If you're deficient, it could be harming your health!
Let me explain to you why you need magnesium, where to get it, and the risks associated with deficiency...... ››› Read more
I've been drinking quite a few chocolate shakes lately. So many that I've been going through my ingredients fast! This vegan shake is the (very) happy result of me running out of my usual chocolate and peanut butter smoothie ingredients…
To me, what sets this shake apart from other popular vegan peanut butter shakes is the fact that it's sweetened with dates, instead of banana. Don't get me wrong - I love bananas in smoothies, but I don't always love the “banana flavour” that comes along with them.
Dates add sweetness without distracting flavour, making this shake downright decadent! It really is like a liquid peanut butter cup!... ››› Read more
For the past couple of years, one of the most beneficial practices I've adopted to regain my health is taking regular detox baths. I can't recommend them to you enough!
I've used various ingredients in my detox baths in the past - clays, baking soda, Epsom salts, Dead Sea salts - you name it! Some of these ingredients can be pretty pricy though - especially clay mixtures and Dead Sea salts...
And that's why I'm sharing my secret Epsom salts, baking soda and lavender essential oil detox bath recipe with you today! The ingredients won't break the bank, and are all very effective when it comes to helping your body detox. Read on to find out more.... ››› Read more
Did you know that making a good organic hand lotion is as simple as opening up a can of coconut milk? That's right!
Around this time of year I go nuts for lotion. And because I'm a lover of all things natural and organic, I just love this coconut milk lotion recipe. If you want hydrated, silky smooth skin, you've got to try this!
It's really convenient for decanting into little containers that you can take around with you. I have a container of this dreamy lotion in every handbag! Read on for more…... ››› Read more
Making smoothies is something I do very often at home - at least four or five times per week. I find it to be a very easy way to include powerful nutrients in my diet - and they taste oh so delicious!
This dark chocolate, peanut butter and banana smoothie is just delightful. If you're a chocolate lover, you'll love it! It's a great smoothie for starting your day. The energy-boosting ingredients will give you that “kick” you need to sail through your work day!... ››› Read more
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