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Tuesday, 02 January 2018 06:00

Natural Remedies For Acne

  Are you at wits end about how to clear up your skin? Have you tried everything that has been recommended and still are just stumped? Acne creams and alcohol based toners. Check. Microdermabraison. Check. Grueling regimens of medications and even anti-biotics. Double check! Unfortunately, you are not alone. Many people have tried every almost product on the market, yet their skin is still horribly broken out.    Often we try to treat acne by slathering our skin with...
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In 2009 Liana had the wake up call of her life, one day something popped in her throat. Liana went to the hospital and did a biopsy then diagnosed her with a pre-cancerous tumour. Five years prior to this Liana had become addicted to junk food and would eat it almost everyday, she later said she "deprived her body of nutrition." Because of Liana's natural upbringing with the indigenous community in outback Australia, she knew she could heal the tumour naturally using foods high in...
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Wednesday, 06 January 2016 06:00

Herbal Chai Tea

  Popularized in India, spiced chai is a great source of antioxidants and nutrients that support digestion. Often served with milk and honey, chai can be served hot or cool. Traditional blends use a mixture of sweet and zesty spices such as cinnamon, ginger root, cardamom and cloves. Each of these ingredients heals digestion and, as a result, reduces inflammation. Try my non-caffeinated version below!   Ingredients: 7 cups    water 1 Tbsp    fennel or...
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Monday, 23 November 2015 06:00

The Health Benefits of Mangosteen

  I first discovered this magical mangosteen fruit in Thailand. Don't be fooled by the name as it completely unrelated to Mango and tastes nothing like it. They would sell then on the road side by the bag full. It was as if I had tasted fruit for the first time. It is simply heavenly and a flavour that is very distinctive with lychee, pear and mulberry notes. If you see these in an Asian market or health food store don't hesitate. Just make sure the fruit is firm as it can spoil...
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Monday, 09 November 2015 06:00

The Health Benefits Of Pineapple

  Are you pinning for pineapple? It is so sweet yet anti-inflammatory which is rare! Not only does it taste good with its vibrant tropical flavour, but it will also take good care of you by providing some immense health benefits to your body.   It is fascinating that Columbus encountered the pineapple in 1493 on the leeward island of Guadeloupe. He called it piña de Indes, meaning "pine of the Indians", and brought it back with him to Europe.   ...
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Wednesday, 15 July 2015 06:00

Video: Top Five Pain Killing Foods

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Wednesday, 29 April 2015 06:00

Eating For Balance

An eating plan that promotes a lifetime of good health will balance your nutritional and emotional needs. The menu in my book Meals That Heal Inflammation was designed with both body-supporting nutrients and soul-satisfying flavours in mind to help you stick with the program. Keeping both of these aspects in balance, you’ll be able to adjust with ease to the healthiest food choices. You just have to take it one bite at a time.   If you feel that frequent food preparation is...
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Wednesday, 02 May 2018 06:00

Fast Beet Detox Soup

This energizing yet detoxifying soup is super fast and easy and yet it tastes gourmet! Celery contains a phytonutrient called polyacetylene, which has been shown to provide relief from inflammation-rooted conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Ingredients: 2 cups             chopped beets 1 cup               chopped apple 2 cups             chopped celery 2 cloves           garlic, chopped 2 cups             chopped carrots 4 cups    ...
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Monday, 18 June 2018 06:00

The Health Benefits of Spinach

Spinach is the perfect way to green-up your summer menu. Unlike many leafy greens, spinach is sweet and easy to use in any recipe, which is why it’s so popular. Last year, the United States Department of Agriculture reported more than 60,000 acres of spinach were harvested!    Five reasons why you should add more spinach to your diet: 1. Spinach is an excellent source of calcium: By supplying 100mg of calcium in every 100g serving, spinach is an excellent alternative to...
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Friday, 28 August 2015 06:00

Meals That Heal Success Story!

Dear Julie,  I write to extend you a heart-felt thank you. I have been on a two-year health journey that I wandered through as best I could alone. At 48, facing an empty nest and several personal challenges, I found myself overweight, exhausted, emotionally spent, unable to cope, and with a foggy brain that left me feeling unsure and insecure. I had followed all the traditional medical advice—calories in, calories out; a calorie is a calorie; whole grains are awesome; fat is bad, etc....
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