Food intolerances, obesity and illnesses brought on by bad diet has increased enormously in recent years. This cycle can be stopped if we educate our children – starting early at home and throughout their school years.
Veganism is fast becoming a popular lifestyle choice considering it’s numerous health benefits plus that it encourages a more harmonious relationship with nature. Yet removing all meat, dairy and anything derived from animals is no simple task when it comes to creating a varied, healthy and balanced diet.
Nutrient-dense foods are whole, real, unprocessed foods that are stacked with essential nutrients, antioxidants and fibre. They are natural and have not been chemically altered in any way.
by Zerlina Mastin – Treats are tempting. So tempting, in fact, that we candidly give in to ‘empty calorie’ snacks fully aware they will end up around our waists and hips. Healthy foods can be luxurious and indulgent too and it has nothing to do with being excessive. So here are some fantastic yet healthy summer treat ideas!
The consumption of traditional fermented foods can help you achieve a healthy digestive system by creating an environment which is conducive to the growth of beneficial bacteria.
The media is saturated with the avocado which contains that monounsaturated fat. Yet if you really look into what it does for you it becomes blatantly clear why it has maintained its position as the all-star of the produce world.
Though the right foods are fundamental, nutrition is not the only thing to consider for healthy joints. Physical activity and posture are also major contenders.
In the 80s it was considered safe to drink a glass of wine every night during pregnancy. But the cold, hard scientific fact is that alcohol is a toxicant.
Just because you’ve turned vegan and ditched meat, eggs and dairy doesn’t mean you have to spend hours slaving over a stove. With these recipes you’ll have dinner on the table in 30 minutes!
The human body isn’t designed to consume excessive amounts of sugar and it can cause all kinds of short- and long-term health issues. These cookies are the way to go, sweet but with no added sugar!