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Be a Limey

Be a Limey

Vitamin C gets all the publicity as the captain of the immune-enhancing ship, because it is essential for a properly functioning immune system. Multiple cells which comprise our immune system utilise vitamin C to perform their tasks. Vitamin C is...

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A Dozen Organic Reasons to Eat Eggs

A Dozen Organic Reasons to Eat Eggs

The amino acid balance of egg protein is almost perfect to meet human requirements. This means eggs are the best source of protein on the planet.   Egg-white omelettes are off the menu! Egg yolks out-muscle egg whites in any competition...

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Kale is King

Kale is King

I used to think kale was only for vegans or horses (no offence!).  I think I was the only Naturopath/Nutritionist for years who didn’t eat kale!  Until I tried a massaged kale salad and now I eat it nearly every day for dinner (I miss it...

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All About Dairy-Free

All About Dairy-Free

This blog is part of the All About Fad Diets blog series.  They’re not really fads, but more like lifestyles. NZ being a dairy-producing country, we are big milk drinkers.  It must be good if kids get it free in schools, right? Milk has...

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All About Vegetarian

All About Vegetarian

This blog is part of the All About Fad Diets blog series.  They’re not really fads, but more like lifestyles. Types of Vegetarians: Lacto-Ovo Vegetarian Eat dairy products and eggs.  This is the most common type of vegetarian, as many as...

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All About Vegan

All About Vegan

This blog is part of the All About Fad Diets blog series.  They’re not really fads, but more like lifestyles. The million-dollar question is, are almonds vegan? “Veganism is a way of living that seeks to exclude, as far as is possible and...

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All About The Mediterranean Diet

All About The Mediterranean Diet

This blog is part of the All About Fad Diets blog series.  They’re not really fads, but more like lifestyles. The Mediterranean diet is definitely a lifestyle, not a diet.  People who eat this way wouldn’t say they are on a ‘diet’. The...

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All About The Paleo Diet

All About The Paleo Diet

This blog is part of the All About Fad Diets blog series.  They’re not really fads, but more like lifestyles. Paleo is not just a fad.  It is the diet that humans are believed to have eaten during the Paleolithic or Old Stone Age era. ...

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HOLY GUACAMOLE !

HOLY GUACAMOLE !

Avocado gets a lot of attention for being the rich kid.  They say we have to give up smashed avo on toast if we ever want to buy a house.  But does avocado deserve all of the hype it gets? Facts About Avocado: Avocado was originally called...

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What Liv is Currently Eating 02/08/19

What Liv is Currently Eating 02/08/19

(Latest photo of me) We all go through phases of cooking the same meal, whizzing up the same smoothie, and reaching in the cupboard to pull out the same snack.  A Nutritionist is no different.  Habit removes the stress and time spent hovering...

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Leaky Gut & Digestion ABC’s

Leaky Gut & Digestion ABC’s

Apple cider vinegar or lemon juice – 1 tablespoon 15-20 minutes before meals to aid digestion. Bone broth – 1-2 cups per day, drink chicken broth straight or use chicken/beef broth as a base for soups and cooking. Chia and flax seeds...

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