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Tips for Going Sugar Free

Tips for Going Sugar Free

Spring clean your diet with these top Tips for Going Sugar Free! High Quality Protein helps to balance blood sugar.  It keeps our blood sugar more stable so we don’t experience a rollercoaster of sugar highs and lows throughout the day.  Sources...

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Jelly is a Superfood!

Jelly is a Superfood!

It’s not a typo.  I recommend jelly for dessert, daily!  Not Jelly Tips or jelly and ice-cream (unless it’s coconut nice-cream!).  Jelly is simply made from gelatin and 100% fruit juice.  All the goodness comes from gelatin!  Gelatin is made by...

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Is Eating Out Healthy?

Is Eating Out Healthy?

Top 10 Tips… Water is the cheapest and healthiest drink – add berries, citrus fruits or mint to naturally flavour water, instead of sugar-laden soft drinks. Eat your salad or vegetables first – fill your stomach with goodness...

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Beauty Foods

Beauty Foods

Do you eat these beauty foods for beautiful skin, hair and nails? Avocado is moisturising for dry skin, eat them or use it in a face mask to balance your skin Dark chocolate contains cacao which is one of the highest sources of anti-ageing...

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Acai Berries

Acai Berries

Acai (ah-sigh-ee) berries are extremely high in antioxidants.  Antioxidants are found in some of the healthiest foods in the world.  They protect the body against free radical damage, involved in the development of ageing, cancer, blocked...

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The Sunshine Vitamin

The Sunshine Vitamin

Vitamin D, also known as the “sunshine vitamin”, is the nutrient you’re most likely to be deficient in during the winter months. “Vitamin” means vital for health and vitamin D is unique because our food is not the main source.  In winter the sun...

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Winter Wellness Wisdom

Winter Wellness Wisdom

Vitamin C is probably the most well-known nutrient for the immune system.  It is a water-soluble vitamin (like B complex vitamins) that cannot be stored in the body, therefore, must be consumed on a daily basis.  Vitamin C is found in kiwifruit...

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Fat Makes You Fat?

Fat Makes You Fat?

10 reasons why I disagree… The low fat era during the 1980s and 1990s coincides with a rapid increase in obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol and cardiovascular disease. This is an interesting read of the low fat era timeline and its huge...

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Healthy Skin, Hair and Nails

Healthy Skin, Hair and Nails

The quality of your skin, hair and nails reflects the quality of not only what you put onto your body, but what you put into your body.  Your body is only as healthy as the nutrients and building blocks that you give it. Nourish your body with...

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