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It’s been touted as the world’s healthiest food. Certainly, the benefits of broccoli in your weekly food intake are numerous. But what if I highlighted the benefits specific to menopause…. to menopause symptoms, and to the aging process that speeds up right about now…. as well as to disease [...]
Whether you have decided to limit or restrict it completely, going dairy-free has its pros and cons. For some of us it becomes an obvious choice because our bodies just decide to stop tolerating it in mid-life…. or perhaps we never noticed previously how much of an adverse effect it was having [...]
I remember as a child going to ‘the honey house’ with Mum (a house on the outskirts of Christchurch that sold honey from the garage) to buy a huge jar of fresh honey for on our toast in the mornings. The aroma, the creaminess, the golden colour…. little did we know that we had some pretty [...]
A quick and healthy banana bread is a great recipe to have up your sleeve. This one is no guilt; with no sugar, butter or white flour. It uses coconut flour and coconut oil. The mixture is lovely and moist. Arrange a cut banana on top with a light glaze of maple syrup to make it look extra [...]
n ancient China, black rice was set aside for the Emperor and royal family due to its health benefits. Antioxidant-rich (one spoonful of black rice contains more antioxidants than a spoonful of blueberries), it also contains vitamins, minerals and fibre.... namely iron and vitamin E. Black rice [...]
I love that sweet, woody scent of cinnamon sticks; for me it’s always been one of those special fragrances and flavours that I can’t get enough of… up there with vanilla bean, peppermint, licorice, basil and orange. Only since managing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome however, did I research into the [...]