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Everything about healthy food, science based nutrition, weight loss, hormones, happiness & health.

Should I Go Meat Free?

healthy eating nutrition Oct 13, 2018

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last year, it can’t have escaped your notice that being vegan, vegetarian or at least mostly meat-free has been big news. Eschewing meat in favour of veggie alternatives has also been huge in the recipe book business, and glamorous...

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Healthy Omelette Wrap

healthy dinners Sep 24, 2018

Gluten Free, Low Carb & Quick

The benefits of salmon are many, it is rich in Omega 3 fatty acids and is one of the best sources of the long chain omega 3 fatty acids EPA and DHA. It is a super source of protein, high in B vitamins is a good source of potassium and the immune boosting mineral...

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The Diet Industry Is Flawed

There has been more chatter than normal of late about whether diets are actually good for your soul, thanks to a recent book by Great British Bake Off finalist Ruby Tandoh, Eat Up: Food, Appetite and Eating What You Want.

The marketing promises a ‘radical manifesto that takes the guilt out...

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Raspberry & Flaxseed Smoothie Bowl

breakfasts Sep 17, 2018

 Gluten free, dairy free & quick.

Adding flaxseeds (linseeds) to this raspberry smoothie has amazing health benefits, which include helping improve digestion, skin, cardiovascular health, cholesterol and hormone balance while fighting cancer and even sugar cravings.

You...

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15 Self Care Tips That Help You Reach Your Dreams & Goals

self-care Aug 18, 2018

 

If you want to reach your dreams and goals for your life, self-care belongs on the top of your to-do list. When you protect your health and wellbeing, you give yourself the strength you need to succeed.

 

Ironically, we often abandon self-care just when we need it the most....

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Tropical Smoothie Bowl

breakfasts Aug 14, 2018

Try this dairy-free & vegan smoothie bowl, I am sure it will bring a smile to your face.

WHAT YOU NEED:

2 bananas, frozen slices
4.4 oz. (125g) mango, frozen cubes
2/3 cup (160ml) coconut water
1/3 cup (80ml) coconut milk
handful blueberries, topping
1 kiwi, peeled and sliced, topping
2 tbsp....

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6 Major Food Cravings & What They Really Mean

nutrition Jul 24, 2018

Food cravings, we all get them, however, I want to let you in on the secret of what your food cravings could actually mean.

Ever find yourself having incredibly strong cravings for a certain type of food? Well, according to scientific research, it could be your body’s way of telling you...

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Yoga Retreat Cape St Francis

self-care Jun 29, 2018

This 3 night 4-day retreat offers a comprehensive introduction to the philosophy and practice of yoga.

The Cape Saint Francis resort team are ready to welcome you and treat you to explore this unique area with nature reserve’s and beach walks, river cruises, birding, paddling, surfing and...

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Emotional Eating Vs Binge Eating

emotional eating Jun 24, 2018

Are you an emotional eater?

When does enjoying your favourite snack cross the line from comfort to worry? The difference between emotional eating and binge eating lies mainly in the amount of food you consume. But, other key features may help you compare the two and put an end to unhealthy...

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Four Ideas For Lower Carb Smoothie Bowls

healthy eating Jun 08, 2018

Smoothie bowls are a great way to get more nutrients into your diet and have a pretty, filling breakfast you are happy with. Unfortunately, plenty of smoothie bowls are loaded with dairy and sugar, which you can't have if you are on a low carb diet. These smoothie bowls allow you to...

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