Tag: keep fit

It’s a term most of us have heard of but can we truthfully hold our hands up and say what glute activation is? Probably not, but don’t worry, we've got you. ...

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Lucuma (pronounced ‘Loo-Koo-Ma’) is a superfruit grown in Peru, Ecuador and Chile. It has been eaten throughout South America since about 200AD. It's usually ...

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Rooibos tea, (pronounced "ROY-boss") has gained global popularity in recent years. You’ve likely seen it on your local grocery store’s shelves marked as Red ...

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Psyllium or 'Ispaghula' is, let’s say, your “bowel” friend. It's a fiber made from the husks of the plant group Plantago. Being a dietary fiber, Psyllium is ...

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Coconuts originally come from the Indonesian region and are widespread across south-east Asia, but it now grows in the middle-east, as well as south and ...

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Sage, known as Salvia Officinalis native to the Mediterranean area, has been used for medicinal and culinary purposes for centuries and its properties made it ...

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Spotted by its rough-edged leaves and star-shaped flowers, Buchu is harvested from the dried leaves of three kinds of Buchu Barosma plants. It's a herb native ...

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Portion sizes are so important when trying to keep a healthy diet. Misjudging portion sizes can lead to us consuming a lot more than we actually need. ...

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Society is assuredly moving towards being more health-conscious than ever as evidenced by the huge interest in natural health options. We are more concerned ...

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Slippery elm (scientifically known as 'Ulmus rubra' and native to eastern North  America) is an elm with coarsely textured leaves and a rough outer bark. Here ...

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Daikon (大根  - Japanese radish or 'big root') are white, large, long, hard, and crunchy vegetables from the radish family. They're somewhat similar in ...

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Ever wondered what oxygen therapy was all about? Well, I was fortunate to be invited for a Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy session in a private wellness clinic in ...

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Couscous originated from the North African diet and has a light, fluffy texture. In Morocco it is traditionally served as part of a tajine, consisting of slow ...

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Ashwagandha (Sanskrit: ashwa = horse + gandha = smell, aka Indian Ginseng) actually classed as an ‘Ayurvedic herb’ and is commonly used as a supplement for all ...

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Kelp is probably most well-known for being a major component of sushi dishes internationally. A type of seaweed that grows in shallow waters in every corner of ...

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