Chia seeds originate from the central Americas and have been a staple in Mayan and Aztec diets for centuries. Chia seeds are the highest known plant source of Omega 3, with 8 times more than salmon! Omega 3’s enhance cognitive performance and reduce high cholesterol, they also reduce inflammation and are important for healthy skin, […]
Say goodbye to stored toxins- A cleanse is designed to help rid the body of accumulated waste and toxins that have built up in our system. This accumulation of waste is a result of a diet high in cooked and processed foods, preservatives, sugar, trans fat, meat, dairy and refined carbohydrates It also builds up […]
Sugar has quickly become the single worst ingredient in the modern Western diet. Science has now shown that sugar is taking a devastating toll on the health of the population and is leading to wide spread obesity, heart disease, diabetes, liver disease and a host of other closely related illnesses. The single largest source of […]No Comments. Continue Reading...
Gluten is a protein composite found in foods made from wheat and some other grains including barley, oats and rye. In recent years, gluten has come under the spotlight, with many people claiming they frequently suffer ill side effects after eating foods that contain gluten. Gluten consists of two proteins- gliadin and glutenin. It is […]
Imagine this for a moment- you arrive home after a long day at work, you’re exhausted and still have a to-do list the length of your arms tinkering around inside your head. You open the fridge door, feeling overwhelmed and uninspired, you reach for the easiest option, knowing far well that it isn’t the best […]
From as early as the 1930’s, scientists were beginning to understand that the health of our digestive system could influence our mood. At a very early stage in the development of the fetus, the brain and digestive system develop from the same lump of tissue. This lump of tissue divides and forms our central nervous […]
What are Superfoods? Superfoods assist the body to reach optimum levels of health and radiance by providing a powerful source of vitamins and minerals in a concentrated form. Superfoods contain extraordinary properties, all essential amino acids and an abundance of rare nutrients that assist the body to thrive. Superfoods can be a wonderful addition to […]
Organically grown food has a wealth to offer the body and the planet. Organic food has more vitamins, minerals and nutrients than conventional food and is void from the harmful chemicals, pesticides and toxins that dominate conventional food and are damaging to the body’s immune system and nervous system. A 12 year study concluded that […]
What are fermented foods and how to include them in your diet. Cultures around the world have been eating fermented foods for centuries and studies have shown that all of the tribes throughout history that have enjoyed the greatest longevity have included some form of fermented food in their daily diets. Over the course of […]No Comments. Continue Reading...
Undoing the damage – cleansing tonics for the festive season. At this time of year, we often fall off the clean eating wagon here and there, and sometimes party a little too hard. But there are consequences – bloating, digestive discomfort, fatigue, dehydration, muscle aches and pains, skin breakouts and extra stress on organs […]No Comments. Continue Reading...