Tag: magnesium

Brown rice, may not seem as huge a popular favourite as it should be; not because it lacks taste by any means but rather because of the extra time it takes to ...

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How do you eat cauliflower when you choose to have it? As cauliflower cheese, cauliflower rice, or perhaps just steamed or boiled? For many people, it plays ...

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Commonly forgotten among the other more 'popular' nuts, the macadamia nut shouldn't be underestimated as it's a powerful vitamin and nutrient source. As can be ...

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Commonly mistaken as nuts, almonds are actually nutrient-dense seeds which you’ve probably seen nestled in the baking isle next to the cashews and hazelnuts in ...

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Magnesium supplementation has become increasingly popular amongst athletes and gym- goers over the last couple of years. As the fourth most abundant mineral in ...

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The scenario is all too familiar, payday has come and gone and you’re starting to fear to look at your bank balance. This, however, doesn’t mean your nutrition ...

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Winter is looming, this can only mean one thing; comfort food! Whilst comfort food tends to be associated with poor food choices, this doesn’t have to be the ...

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Today I bought a bunch of sunflowers,  favourites due to their cheerful yellow colour. But that’s not all I love about them, they produce excellent snacks; ...

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So far, we have covered a number of muscular and joint therapies and tools that can be added to your arsenal in order to help you get back to your best, ...

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Also known as 'broad beans' or 'horse beans', fava beans, like most all other legumes, provide you with a number of health advantages. They are loaded with ...

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The tropical cashew tree is an evergreen plant responsible for the production of the cashew seed, the lesser known cashew fruit and is native to the Amazon ...

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Lemongrass (also known as Cymbopogon) is a genus herb derived from a tall grass plant native to tropical Asia. Lemongrass is widely used in medicinal forms, as ...

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Chickpeas, aka garbanzo beans, belong to the legume family and are among the most easily digested thanks to their thin shell. You probably know that your ...

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For centuries, magnesium has been used to heal health problems through mineral and mud baths, steam therapy and compresses. Today, transdermal use is becoming ...

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It's true that proper nourishment is the key to good skin, especially in the depths of winter as cold air tends to strip away essential moisture and nutrients. ...

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Commonly believed to be a grain and prepared and eaten like one, quinoa or 'Chenopodium quinoa', is in fact a seed botanically speaking and is a relative of ...

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We talk about health often, but did you know that the largest organ of your body, your skin, can weigh around 10kg? It's important to understand how you can ...

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Edamame beans are young, immature soybeans (also known as 'Glycine max') that are harvested prior to the bean's natural hardening process. These beans have a ...

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Ever wonder what super foods endurance athletes use to fuel their bodies? Whether your discipline is running, swimming, cycling or any other sport, low energy ...

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Lack of magnesium has become one of the main nutrient deficiency concerns present in adults today, so it’s surprising this mineral is so commonly overlooked ...

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