Author: Stephanie Malouf


Nutrition
5 Reasons You Should Support FairTrade Coffee

Most people cannot live without their coffee. Coffee is a highly lucrative industry, being the most traded commodity after oil. However whilst coffee has huge profit potential, it isn’t always traded in a fair manner. Thankfully fair trade is popping up on more and more coffee labels but what does fair trade actually mean and why should we drink fair trade coffee? Fairtrade coffee is environmentally sustainable With the increasing demand for coffee, comes the increase in supply. The biggest source of environmental damage

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What Are Healthy Sources Of Fat For Vegans?

For a well-functioning body, it is important that we eat a balanced diet of healthy fats, proteins and complex carbohydrates. When it comes to a vegan diet, there are a number of nutrient dense foods that are removed from the diet such as fish, grass fed meat, eggs and fermented diary such as kefir. That being said, you can still obtain all the important macronutrients, minerals and vitamins needed from consuming a plant based diet and knowing the best sources is important. Healthy fats are

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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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