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Salmon Niçoise Salad – family style

This deconstructed version of a classic French salad makes a simple and nutritious family lunch or dinner. The variety of protein, good fats and carbohydrates ensures there is something for even the fussiest eater and the colourful display…
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Beetroot and Chocolate Bliss Balls

These delicious chocolate and beetroot bliss balls not only taste amazing but they contain lots of gut healing foods that will not only improve your gut motility but also increase your gut health by feeding the microbiome. Chia seeds are…
Lemon Balm
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Lemon Balm for anxiety and depression

Lemon Balm has a long history of clinical use for treatment anxiety and depression in both adults and children. Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) is a cultivated perennial lemon-scented herb. It's a member of the mint family. Lemon balm…
Nut free cinnamon and oat protein balls
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Nut free cinnamon and oat protein balls

My nut free cinnamon and oat protein balls make a delicious energy boosting snack.  Keep them in your freezer for when you get a craving for a sweet treat.  Cinnamon is not only delicious, it can actually help regulate blood sugar by…
Seasonal allergy smoothie
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Allergy fighting smoothie

This delicious smoothie is full of nutrients that help flight your seasonal allergies and reduce your allergy symptoms.  It is rich in vitamin c and quercetin, both of which are natural antihistamines.  It is also antioxidant,…
Mouth breathing and its effect on childhood development
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Mouth breathing and its effect on childhood development

Mouth breathing is a very common habit, present in more than 50 percent of children. It is caused by airway obstruction or small airway size. Common risk factors include swollen adenoids and tonsils or a blocked, stuffy nose. Breathing through…
Omega-3's for conception, pregnancy
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Omega-3’s for conception, pregnancy and a healthy baby

Omega-3's are typically recommended for helping maintaining a healthy heart, reducing inflammation in conditions such as arthritis and supporting the nervous system for mood disorders.  But did you know that these essential fatty acids…
What foods are good for children with constipation
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What foods are good for children with constipation?

It is such a common question - What foods are good for children with constipation? Constipation in kids is quite common, and while it usually doesn't have a serious cause, it is important to resolve it promptly to prevent the problem becoming…
Iron deficiency in children and adults
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Iron deficiency in children and adults

Iron deficiency in children and adults is very common and this is predominately due to poor intake of iron rich foods. Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics states 40% of females aged 14 to 18 do not eat adequate amounts of iron rich…