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How Tissue Salts Can Benefit You

Sep 25, '17

It’s common knowledge that eating right and getting enough nutrients is important for staying healthy and active, but a lot of people don’t think about the minerals they should be getting. How Minerals Work Rudolph Virchow was a prominent scientist in his day, and he found that the small cells...

Bone Broth

Sep 25, '17

Bone broth is a food that has been used for centuries and enjoyed for its vibrant flavour and bountiful nutrients. There is an art to making bone broth, though, and it is one that is not widely known, as people tend to use stocks bought from stores instead of making...

Soba Noodle and Vegan Mushroom Soup

Sep 25, '17

This is delicious Japanese noodle and mushroom soup that is easy to make and very healthy. It only takes about 15 minutes to prepare, and that makes it perfect for busy midweek dinners. While we prefer shitake mushrooms for this recipe, you can use Swiss brown or button mushrooms, if...

8 Reasons You Should Be Using Bone Broth Daily

Sep 25, '17

A lot of the superfoods and health foods of today are rooted in dietary traditions. Coconut oil and apple cider vinegar, for example, are based on the traditions of very ancient civilizations, and people have known about their many health benefits for centuries. Creating bone broth is done by boiling...

Chia Pudding Recipes You Can Make Overnight

Sep 25, '17

The superfood known as chia dates back thousands of years, to early Aztec history. This is a food that has become very popular lately, thanks to the powerful nutrients it contains and the benefits it offers. Chia seeds are entirely free from gluten and high in protein, and they have...

How Busy People Can Benefit from Mindfulness

Sep 20, '17

Mindfulness is what we call putting your mental focus on the present. You can use this to relax and release anxiety and stress. It can also be used to develop new abilities and skills, particularly the capability of not concerning yourself with the past or the future and living in...

A Probiotic from Iceland Everyone Should Try

Sep 20, '17

There is an Icelandic dairy food, known as skyr (which is pronounced as “skeer”) that is becoming increasingly popular. This probiotic is a type of yogurt, actually, and it is both healthy and delicious. It’s something you can eat on the go as part of an active lifestyle, and it...

What Is the Connection between Sleep and Digestive Health?

Sep 20, '17

Did you realize that gut microbiome is not only related to good health but also to restful sleep? We know now that there are lots of health benefits to be had from a balance of good bacteria or good intestinal bugs. We know that with that balance, people will enjoy...

Fruit and Quinoa Salad

Sep 20, '17

Your breakfast you take during your morning commute can be a healthy one. We have a recipe here for a quinoa salad that only takes 10 minutes to make and will last up to five days in storage. Just place it into a mason jar or other airtight container, and...

A Guide to Low FODMASP Diets

Sep 20, '17

One out of every seven Australians suffer from IBS, or irritable bowel syndrome. However, they often fail to treat this problem, mainly because it can be hard to diagnose. There is much we have yet to learn about this condition, though, and symptoms range from bloating, abdominal pain and nausea...

Replace Peanut Butter With Almond Butter

Jul 28, '17

Aussies love their peanut butter, and it has been a part of our culture and particularly our childhoods for as long as we can remember. However, it is not the heathiest thing you could be putting on your sandwiches that has the same consistency and function. That would be almond...

Some of the Best Healthy Snacks for Losing Weight

Jul 28, '17

You may be tempted to grab a snack when you are in a hurry or sometime in between meals when you get a bit hungry. That can be a quick way to ruin a diet, so we have put together a list of foods that are healthy, have little sugar...

How Cooking Oil May be Hurting You

Jun 20, '17

Do you give much thought to how the cooking oil you use may be affecting your health? Do you think much about what you cook with and how you may be better off with something else? Maybe you already use something you believe is healthy to cook with. Whatever the...

Health Food Trends to Know in 2017

Jun 20, '17

We have seen all sorts of change over the last year. A lot of those changes have been political, but we have also seen a lot of lifestyle changes that are continuing trends of returning to the future. This is the notion that people need to be planning ahead, not...

Why Tonics Are Beating Out Juices

Jun 20, '17

There are tons of benefits to drinking healthy juices. They provide essential vitamins, nutrients and antioxidants, and many of them are sold as health drinks. However, juices have a few drawbacks, and there are times when they simply aren’t very good for you. That may come as a shock to...

10 Ways You Can Use Coconut Oil to Improve Your Health and Your Look

Jun 20, '17

You have probably heard a lot of great things about coconut oil over the last few years. It’s been called a superfood by many different health experts, and it has been shown to be effective in treating diabetes, improving skin health and fighting off infection. It has become increasingly popular...

Why You Should Detox Your Armpits

Jun 20, '17

If you are thinking about using a natural deodorant for your underarms or you are already using one, then you should consider detoxing your armpits. Many people have switched from deodorants made with manmade chemicals to something much more natural, and many of us have been disappointed by the outcome....

How to Get Food from Your Scraps

Jun 20, '17

My parents taught me how to make do when I didn’t have much. In my childhood, there was always an herb or a bit of plant placed into a glass jar with some water in my mother’s kitchen that was an indelible part of growing up. That’s something that has...

The Difference Between Probiotics and Prebiotics

Jun 6, '17

In your intestines, millions of different bacteria are moving around, alive. These are also called gut flora, and researchers have been able to show that these gut bacteria are essential to good health. If you don’t have enough of them, you lose the balance of good and bad bacteria your...

What to Know about Going the Ketogenic Route

Jun 6, '17

It can take your body a while for it to enter the state known as ketosis. Depending on what your health is like, it can take anywhere from one to two weeks. To enter ketosis, your body has to manufacture specific enzymes and start depending on certain hormones to run...

Ketogenic Diet Guide

Jun 6, '17

The ketogenic diet has received widespread attention recently. Health experts understand how important it is for burning fat, fighting against cancer and providing stable energy all day long. This is no ordinary diet, though, as it actually goes against common medical advice from as far back as the ‘50s. This...

Why Nature Play Is Beneficial to Children

Jun 6, '17

Global views on child education have changed over the years. More recently, the focus has shifted to making sure that kids get enough outside time. This allows them to develop important skills and benefit from fresh air and sunshine. Any old idea that has become new once more receives a...