A Little Nuts!

Studies suggest that consuming about 30g (a handful) of nuts per day may reduce the risk of developing heart disease by 30-50% and reduce the risk of death from heart disease by around 20%.

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The Secret to Optimizing Plant Based Protein – For Vegans to Hard Core Carnivores

A growing number of people are opting to limit their consumption of animal products or avoid eating them all together. This decision is usually driven by a desire for better health, but may also be part of a lifestyle.

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Stop It! Avoid Toxic Food Additives

The vast majority of packaged foods are processed to enhance profitability. This involves adding preservatives to extend shelf life, coloured dyes to make products look fresher or more appealing, emulsifiers to enhance texture, and flavourings to appeal to the pallet.

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Cacao Chocolate Mousse

Cacao is native to Central America and was used medicinally by the Olmecs at least 3500 years ago. Cacao is rich in magnesium, calcium, iron, zinc, copper, manganese and potassium. It is a good source of vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, C, E, and pantothenic acid and is one of the best sources of antioxidants.

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A Little Nuts!

A Little Nuts!

Studies suggest that consuming about 30g (a handful) of nuts per day may reduce the risk of developing heart disease by 30-50% and reduce the risk of death from heart disease by around 20%.

Stop It!  Avoid Toxic Food Additives

Stop It! Avoid Toxic Food Additives

The vast majority of packaged foods are processed to enhance profitability. This involves adding preservatives to extend shelf life, coloured dyes to make products look fresher or more appealing, emulsifiers to enhance texture, and flavourings to appeal to the pallet.

Cacao Chocolate Mousse

Cacao Chocolate Mousse

Cacao is native to Central America and was used medicinally by the Olmecs at least 3500 years ago. Cacao is rich in magnesium, calcium, iron, zinc, copper, manganese and potassium. It is a good source of vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, C, E, and pantothenic acid and is one of the best sources of antioxidants.

Farmacy

Farmacy

There are tens of thousands of known phytonutrients (phyto = plant) in plant based foods and every single one packs inherent therapeutic value. Stop and think about this for a moment. It is mind bending.

Phytonutrients

Phytonutrients

Phytonutrients can also provide significant benefits for humans who eat plant foods. Phytonutrient-rich foods include colorful fruits and vegetables, legumes, nuts, tea, whole grains and many spices. They affect human health but are not considered nutrients that are essential for life, like carbohydrates, protein, fats, vitamins and minerals.

Pilates

Pilates

In the digital age, we have access to a lot of information with a lot of opinions. But when it comes to fitness and peak performance, what actually delivers results? No matter where you are on the fitness spectrum, consider Pilates as part of an integrated approach if you want to work smarter.

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pilates

Pilates

In the digital age, we have access to a lot of information with a lot of opinions. But when it comes to fitness and peak performance, what actually delivers results? No matter where you are on the fitness spectrum, consider Pilates as part of an integrated approach if you want to work smarter.

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A Little Nuts!

Studies suggest that consuming about 30g (a handful) of nuts per day may reduce the risk of developing heart disease by 30-50% and reduce the risk of death from heart disease by around 20%.

READ MORE
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The Secret to Optimizing Plant Based Protein – For Vegans to Hard Core Carnivores

A growing number of people are opting to limit their consumption of animal products or avoid eating them all together. This decision is usually driven by a desire for better health, but may also be part of a lifestyle.

READ MORE
toxic food

Stop It! Avoid Toxic Food Additives

The vast majority of packaged foods are processed to enhance profitability. This involves adding preservatives to extend shelf life, coloured dyes to make products look fresher or more appealing, emulsifiers to enhance texture, and flavourings to appeal to the pallet.

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chocolate mousse

Cacao Chocolate Mousse

Cacao is native to Central America and was used medicinally by the Olmecs at least 3500 years ago. Cacao is rich in magnesium, calcium, iron, zinc, copper, manganese and potassium. It is a good source of vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, C, E, and pantothenic acid and is one of the best sources of antioxidants.

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Farmacy

There are tens of thousands of known phytonutrients (phyto = plant) in plant based foods and every single one packs inherent therapeutic value. Stop and think about this for a moment. It is mind bending.

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Cacao Chocolate Mousse

Cacao Chocolate Mousse

Cacao is native to Central America and was used medicinally by the Olmecs at least 3500 years ago. Cacao is rich in magnesium, calcium, iron, zinc, copper, manganese and potassium. It is a good source of vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, C, E, and pantothenic acid and is one of the best sources of antioxidants.

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