Tag: Skin health

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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Did you know that millet is known as the "queen of groats" (ie. shelled kernels of several cereal grains like barley, rye, wheat, oats etc)? For me it has ...

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As you begin to age, if you’ve put yourself under a lot of stress (emotionally and physically), not followed a nutritional plan rich in powerful antioxidants ...

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The neem tree is originally grown in India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives and it’s been part of traditional remedies for around 5000 ...

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Perilla (aka, shiso, beefsteak plant, Chinese basil and purple mint) originally came from China until migrating to Japan in the 8th century, Perilla quickly ...

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Indian Gooseberries aka Amla which comes from the Sanskrit word Amlaki which means 'fruit of heaven' or botanically as Phyllanthus emblica, belongs to the ...

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Native to the Mediterranean region and one of the most commonly found herbs on the spice rack, Rosemary is probably one of the most popular herbs on the ...

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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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Milk thistle seeds are one of nature's most powerful detoxifiers. All parts of the Silybum marianum plant are able to be used, however the seeds are the most ...

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Most commonly grown in Somalia, but also Yemen, Oman and India, Frankincense is a miraculous oil sourced from the resin of the Boswellia sacra tree and others ...

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Despite its name, the Brazil nut is in fact the seed produced by the fruit of the Brazil nut tree. Native to Colombia, Peru, Bolivia and of course Brasil, its ...

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The increasingly popular konjac plant is found in tropical parts of Eastern Asia and is an incredible zero-calorie soluble fibre source fit for all kinds of ...

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Evolution has programmed us to be desirous of sweet flavours, however the knowledge of the host of detrimental effects of excessive sugar intake is now part of ...

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See that weighty sphere of yellow fruit perched on the shelves -do you often walk past it when you do your weekly shop? If the answer is yes, then halt your ...

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Passion fruit originates from South America (Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina) and is part of the psychedelic, funky-looking ‘Passiflora’ family – recognised for ...

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Vanilla is a secret ingredient flavouring our foods and beverages and is also present in many perfumes. This spice derives from the orchid family of the genus ...

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Papaya is a fruit from the Carica papaya plant, originating in Central America and Southern Mexico. Papayas grow in tropical climates and are now grown in ...

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Eggplant, otherwise known as aubergine or brinjal, is a deep, purple glossy pear-shaped vegetable. It belongs to the nightshade family of vegetables which ...

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Cucumber is the 4th most cultivated fruit (yes, it’s actually a fruit! classed in the same family as melons and squash) in the world, and despite originating ...

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For the last 14 days, I have undertaken an experiment using Pure Chimp's Matcha Green Tea. I decided to take them up on their #14DayMatchaChallenge hashtag ...

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