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Super Foods – Herbal Teas

Whether you start your day with an invigorating cup of tea, or wind down with a soothing cup at bedtime, herbal teas are an easy and delicious way to add beneficial herbs to your diet. Many are naturally caffeine free, providing a healthy alternative to traditional...

Super Foods – Eggs

This week we’re going to take a closer look at Eggs. Even though they seem to have become a staple in most cultural diets all over the world, it is important to get the facts on what eggs can do to your body. For many members of the baby boom era, eating an egg was...

Why is chocolate bad for you?

Everyone knows that too much chocolate can be bad for you, but do we really know why? New research shows that not only does it cause fatty deposits to build up over the consumer’s body (usually in the least desirable places!) but regular c consumption can lead to...

Boosting your immune system

This week we are going to look at boosting your immune system. What can we do to ward off the dreaded cold and flu bugs? The answer is plain and simple – STRENGTHEN YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM. We love Ginger and think it is a magic herb – and it’s great for anyone to have if...

Super Foods – Avocados

Avocados (or sometimes ‘Alligator Pears’) are a fruit, containing a large seed inside it. They are grown in tropical climates and one avocado tree can grow up to 1,200 avocados annually. They are often described as a super food as they lower cholesterol levels,...

Super Foods – Asparagus

For some – Asparagus can make your wee smelly! Why does this happen? Well, Asparagus contains a sulphur compound called mercaptan. When your digestive system breaks down the mercaptan, a by-product is that it releases a strange smell. This process can be so quick that...
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