Author: Stephanie Malouf


Nutrition Snacks
What's All The Fuss About Activated Nuts?

When it comes to nuts, they are definitely at the top of the healthy food list. Packed with good fats, protein and fibre, they are a great way to add crunch to your meals and an easy on-the-go snack. Only problem being that you might not be reaping their full benefits as digesting and absorbing all the nutrients is a more difficult task than eating them. Just like we need energy to grow, so do nuts. They store most of their energy in the form

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Mind & Body
Toxic-Free Beauty Essentials

On a daily bases our skin comes in contact with chemicals from our clothes, moisturisers, makeup, cleansers, deodorant, fragrances, toothpastes and the list goes on. On average, people use up to 10 different skincare or hygiene products a day and as a result, you could be exposed to approximately 130 different chemicals in which they contain. Our skin is also our largest organ and what we put on it, we absorb. When the products we choose are made from harmful synthetic ingredients, these place a

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Nutrition
All You Need to Know About Cashews

Cashews are a delicious nut with a sweet flavour and a host of health benefits that makes them even more enjoyable to eat and in a number of different ways. They contain 100% of our recommended intake of copper which we require in small amounts to support immune, cardiovascular and neurological function. They are a great source of magnesium, a super important mineral used in every cellular function in the body, aiding in stress reduction, migraines, energy and cognitive function. As a food group many

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Mind & Body
Your Guide to Facial Oils

Many people think using an oil on their skin will trigger break outs however the truth is this can be a key missing part of their beauty regime to healthy glowing skin. The key however is choosing the right oil and right products for the job. On a daily basis, our skin is exposed to toxins and irritants that cause free radical damage. It’s this free radical damage that causes wrinkles and aged skin. Two of the biggest culprits are UV rays from the

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Benefits of Beetroot and Five Ways To Use It

Beetroots are sweet in taste, vibrant in colour and packed with nutrients. They also boast a wide range of health promoting benefits making them an important part of a healthy balanced diet. There of it’s key benefits being: It’s Anti-Inflammatory Inflammation is one of the key drivers of disease. Triggers of inflammation include a poor diet high in processed foods and industrial seed oils, lack of colourful veggies, artificial sweeteners, sugar and environmental pollutants. The anti-inflammatory properties are largely attributed to a class

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Nutrition
What to Look out for When Buying Peanut Butter

Peanut butter is one of the most popular food products on the market, found on the shelves of pretty much every grocer around town. As a result, we are paralysed by choice with an extensive range of options and left scratching our head working out which one to buy. Depending on how the peanut butter is made can make it a highly nutritious and protein rich snack option or a highly processed and unhealthy jar filled with nasties. Here are the top five nasties to

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