Give Your Body’s Immune System a Boost!

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Our bodies are constantly being stressed by our complex and often harmful environments. There’s no getting around it. Fortunately, we have a fantastic defence system in place to protect us. The immune system is incredibly complicated and utterly vital for our survival. Several different systems and cell types work in perfect synchrony (most of the […]

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Inflammation and Pain

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Ouch, that hurts! Sometimes we just make a simple move, sometimes a more challenging move or sometimes we really overdo it. Whatever the reason, we can suddenly strain or pull a muscle. Strains can happen in any muscle but they are most common in our lower back, neck, shoulder or hamstring. Strains can cause pain […]

What does a healthy immune system look like?

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This has been a question I have been asking myself for a while now and here is my simple explanation on this vastly complex topic. Firstly, does it mean never getting sick? Is it okay to have occasional colds or flu? Some people believe if we are truly healthy we won’t get sick at all […]

5 Essential Oils for Wellbeing

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I take my own wellbeing seriously and am responsible for my own health care. One of the tools in my arsenal is essential oils. The natural oils found in plants have been used for centuries to help support our physical, emotional, mental and spiritual wellness. Here are five that I value highly and always keep […]

What Makes This Aloe Vera Better Than the Competition?

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Everyone knows that the aloe vera plant has many beneficial properties for the human body. But did you know that not all aloe vera plants and products are alike? A Company exists that uses only the inner leaf gel of aloe plants sourced from tropical plantations in the rainforest nation of Costa Rica. They use […]

Glyconutrients: The Sugars Your Body Really Needs

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The category of nutritional supplements called Glyconutrients is so new that most of the experts in dietary supplements still haven’t heard of them or appreciate their importance. Glyconutrients occur naturally in many plants that have been used medicinally in various cultures for centuries. For example, aloe is recognized worldwide for its healing properties, but the […]

What’s All The Hype About Gut Health?

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Gut health is a hot topic these days. Research is telling us that our food might be making us sick. Indeed our food might be contributing to heart disease, cancer, asthma, allergies, arthritis, depression and diabetes – the list goes on. Can we prevent disease by simply changing our diet? We all know we should […]

4 Reasons to eat low GI Foods

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Better blood sugar and insulin control It seems diabetes has become an epidemic. Insulin plays a major role in our metabolism and the way the body uses digested food for energy. The digestive tract breaks down carbohydrates, sugars and starches from food into glucose. Glucose is a form of sugar that enters the bloodstream. With […]

Pear and Ginger Smoothie

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Variety is the spice of life so I’ve been having fun creating Smoothie recipes lately. Often I use frozen bananas and berries but decided I wanted to diversify and improve the nutrient density of my shake even more. I’m adding two new ingredients this week, pears and ginger.  Pears are one of the highest-fibre fruits and have a […]

Green Smoothie

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Looking for an energizing and delicious start to the day? Green Smoothie 2 ripe, medium, organic pears, peeled if desired 2 cups chopped organic kale leaves with tough stems removed 1–1½ cup(s) water 12 ice cubes (use less for a less frozen texture) 2 Scoops Vanilla TruPlenish Nutritional Powder Directions: Place pears, kale, water and ice […]