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Wednesday, 11 January 2017 06:00

Why Snap Peas Are The Perfect Healthy Snack

Peas are a perfect portable snack packed with manganese, vitamin C and folate. It’s amazing that something so sweet only has 14 little calories (for 10 snap peas)! I think the snap pea is the ultimate variety as it has all the juiciness of garden variety peas and the soft shell of the snow pea. The good news is that this means less work for you because you don’t have to shuck them, and more beneficial fibre from eating the pod.   Five Reasons Snap Peas Are A Great...
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Thursday, 16 April 2015 06:00

The Ancient Power Of Olives

Did you know that the Greeks consume 25 kg of olive oil per year, compared to 5 kg in North America? Greece’s increased consumption of this healthy fat is part of why the Mediterranean diet has been linked to a reduced risk of heart disease and lowered cancer risk for those who follow it. Lets take a closer look at the benefits of adding olives and olive oil to your diet: 1. They protect against colon, breast and skin cancer:
 Olives and olive oil contain an abundance of...
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Sunday, 17 June 2018 06:00

Spirulina: The King Of Superfoods

Spirulina could be called the “King of the Superfoods”. It has some of the most concentrated nutrients you can find per ounce than almost any other food on the planet. But before jumping on the Spirulina bandwagon, there are a few things you should know. Spirulina grows naturally in a few alkaline lakes around the world and has been harvested for thousands of years. The Aztecs & Mayans harvested it from lakes in the Central and South American regions. It is still grown and...
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Juicing and Blending can assure that we eat 7-10 servings of vegetables veggies and 3 servings of fruit ensuring we get the immune boosting nutrients our bodies need. Eattherainbow! Different coloured fruits and vegetable have certain nutrients from Vitamin A to Zinc, making juices and smoothies more than just a feast for the eyes.   Food Colour and Their Benefits:  Yellow and Orange: These foods high in Vitamin A, like carrots, squash and yams. Benefit: They...
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