HOW DARK CHOCOLATE CAN PREVENT CHRONIC DISEASE

Think of dark chocolate as a perfectly good excuse to indulge every now and then without the need to overthink about bad consequences for as long as you don’t overeat (as with everything else). The benefits that dark chocolate can bring are greatly dependant on the type of chocolate, quantity eaten and amount of cacao…

CULTURED GUT-NOURISHING BUTTER

Did you know you can make your own gut-friendly butter at home, but instead of using the usual cream to make it, just take it further and add a natural probiotic to it! Plus, you can also infuse it using your favourite herbs or spices and beautiful sea salt flakes to make it taste divine….

MERCURY TOXICITY IS FAKE NEWS*

The fear of mercury is still doing more bad than good in most pregnant: Thing is that, this claim is misinterpreted and misguided as well as misused by medical staff without much understanding or further look into the nutrients that these foods contain nor interact with. There are certain fish that should be avoided during…

EVENING PRIMROSE AS AN OESTROGEN TREATMENT

Both European settlers and Indians in the Americas used evening primrose as food. But you will be surprised to learn the impact that this special flower’s oil has on hormone health, skin, hair and even bones,…powerful! The dietary supplement of evening primrose comes from the gathered seeds of the flowers, cold-pressed to gather the oil…

GHEE AND HOW TO MAKE IT

Ghee is simmered butter for a long period of time to achieve higher smoke point than butter, acquiring a different taste and removing milk and water rests. Higher smoke point than butter, at 250°C, hence safer to cook in. Use ghee for baking, frying, roasting, and it won’t destroy its nutrients. Good option for people…

NUTRITION AND THE FEMALE CYCLE

Menstrual Phase: day 1 of period until last day of bleeding. The lining of the uterus is shedding and your hormonal production is low and begins to stabilise by the end of your bleeding. Due to bleeding you will lack iron feeling low and tired. EAT: Iron sources (beef, liver, fish and poultry), anti-inflammatory spices…