Pear salad
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The amazing health benefits of pears

The humble pear originated in China and is native to Europe, North Africa, and Asia. There is evidence of pears being consumed in prehistoric times. All varieties of pears are extremely nutrient rich, containing potassium, vitamin C, vitamin…
green smoothie
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Beginners guide to green smoothies

I’m a big fan of smoothies, they can be a quick and nourishing breakfast on the go, an energy boosting mid morning snack or a great post workout snack. Green smoothies can seem daunting for some of us. This basic recipe is a great introduction…
cacao balls
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Cacao energy balls

These protein balls and very quick and easy to make, and they have a number of amazing health benefits. They are an excellent mid morning or afternoon snack to help prevent afternoon energy dips. Raw nuts and seeds are rich in protein,…
Magnesium rich foods
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Are you suffering magnesium deficiency?

Magnesium is essential for many body functions. We need magnesium for energy production, brain function, sleep, blood sugar regulation, healthy bones, heart health, cell signaling and hormone production. It is necessary to convert vitamin D…
Stress
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Is stress impacting your health

In our fast paced busy world it is unusual if you are not impacted by stress at some point. Stress is your body’s natural and protective response to potential danger, it isn’t always a bad thing, in fact, in small doses it can help you perform…
Detox
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10 signs you need to detox

What is a detox? Detoxification is the body’s way of eliminating waste and toxins. Our bodies detox naturally every day and usually do it well, but occasionally our toxic load becomes too great and our body systems need some help to detox…
immune
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10 ways you can improve your immune health and reduce your risk of illness this cold and flu season

1. Eat a whole food diet. Eating an abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables and raw nuts and seeds is important for our general health and for immune health. In particular vitamin C and zinc are immune enhancing. Pumpkin seeds, oysters and grass…
balance
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The art of balancing hormones

If your hormones are out of balance it can result in a number of health issues including irregular and painful periods, acne, mood swings, insomnia, over eating, under eating, cravings, low energy, low libido and infertility. Hormone imbalance…
fermented foods
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8 fermented foods to boost your health

Fermentation is a traditional method of preserving foods and drinks which has recently had a resurgence in popularity. Fermenting foods and drinks creates bacteria beneficial for our gastro intestinal system. The fermentation process also enhances…