When it comes to eating, it's vital that you're getting nutritional benefits from the food you choose to put on your plate.
These four top superfoods will have you feeling healthy and energised, not to mention looking great, due to their powerhouse properties.
Add these foods to your diet right away and in no time, your body will be thanking you. Happy indulging!
Four superfoods you sh... ››› more
You see the term ‘superfood' in lots of health publications nowadays. It seems like every day, there's a new one that promises to be the secret to better health.
While there's no formal definition for the term ‘superfood', one things experts agree on is that they aren't all created equal. “Superfoods are those that are not only packed with a lot of minerals and vitamins, but with plant co... ››› more
While there's no standard definition of a super seed or fruit, it's agreed that they pack a punch of nutrients and health benefits in one package.
So which super seeds and fruits should you add to your diet?
A recent study published in Food Technology, which was conducted by the Institute of Food Technologies (IFT), revealed the top nine super seeds and fruits that fit the bill for natural, ... ››› more
These days, it's impossible to avoid hearing about the incredible nutritional benefits of chia seeds. However, most of the ways you generally come across using this top superfood are sweet - think smoothies, puddings and baked goods.
If you've been on the lookout for a savoury dish that chia appears in, look no further than this tantalising linguine al limone with grilled chia chicken recipe. W... ››› more
There are many benefits to starting your day with a healthy dose of greens. Some include increased energy, less stress, deeper sleep, better digestion, clearer skin and improved circulation.
The reason behind this? When you put cleansing greens into your body that are easy on your digestive system, your body doesn't have to work hard digesting them and can use more energy on getting harmful tox... ››› more
It's believed that the ancient Aztecs and Mayans filled up on chia seeds before they headed into battle. So how are these tiny seeds still relevant today when we're not preparing to do battle?
You've probably heard that this superfood packs a serious punch of nutrition. Brimming with fibre, protein, omega-3 fatty acids and various micronutrients, chia seeds are excellent for many aspects of you... ››› more
If you want to feel good, look good and stay balanced, you've got to go back to basics, according to Lily Kunin, a New York City-based health coach.
Think about what makes you feel good: Is it eating a nutritious breakfast every morning? How about snacking on foods that ease stress and fuel your brain?
For Kunin, putting her most beautifully glowing self forward and staying balanced means ea... ››› more
The seasons are changing and you know what that means: It's time to give that exquisite epidermis of yours a much-needed makeover!
If you aren't a fan of slathering all sorts of chemical-laden products over your skin to achieve a refreshed, renewed complexion, not to worry - you can use your favourite foods instead.
That's right - by using your favourite foods au naturel on your skin, you'll... ››› more
Have you ever finished work and arrived home to a clean house with no more tasks to do for the day and still felt riddled with anxiety and full-blown panic? You know, the feeling that even though there's nothing to be stressed about, you feel like you're barely coping - or not coping at all...
It's a scary feeling. And if you ignore it, other problems may arise - your hair may fall out, your br... ››› more
If you've been looking for a breakfast that calms inflammation and prevents cancer, look no further than chia pudding! Both for great your thyroid and breasts, chia seeds are chockfull of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, which also help balance your hormones and lower your risk of heart disease.
Some research has even found that chia seeds have a regulating effect on insulin resistance, which m... ››› more
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