Monthly Archives: August 2011

How to avoid “genetically modified foods”.

So what are genetically modified foods? Well what happens in genetic modification or biotechnology, a special set of technologies alter the genetic makeup of organisms such as plants, animals, or bacteria. Basically they have taken different genes or DNA and … Continue reading

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Probiotics, How important are they?

Having a balance in your gut flora is crucial to living a healthy life, and mitigating the risk of developing disease. This health promoting beneficial bacteria and supplements containing friendly bacteria are often referred to as “probiotics” from the Greek … Continue reading

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The microwave and the things you should consider….

How do we cook our food? Have we ever really thought about this process? Lets take the stove for example, with the stove we can steam, simmer, stir fry, boil, bake and broil our food. On the stove, steaming is … Continue reading

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Did you know that apple cider vinegar aids is several illnesses one being Arthritis?

There are many great properties in apple cider vinegar, it has been known for centuries as one of the most popular natural remedies. It’s an effective natural bacteria-fighting agent that contains many vital minerals and trace elements such as potassium, … Continue reading

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Sports drinks and Electrolytes, do they really work and are they good for you?

For the general public, whose typical work-out consists of an hour or so of aerobic/strength training exercises a few times a week, a sport drink would be over-kill. Plain water is enough to re-hydrate the body especially if it is … Continue reading

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REST and RELAXATION

Exercise & a wholesome diet are only partial elements of the equation when it comes to overall health. REST and RELAXATION is just as important for your well being. In fact you will not profit from exercising or eating well … Continue reading

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Whats causing your energy to drain?

We see multiple advertisements for energy bars, energy drinks, and energy boosting supplements, promising more energy if you eat or drink the magical concoction of chemicals. Remember, your body can ONLY make energy from three things: carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. … Continue reading

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Cooked vs Raw

There have been lots of discussions about the pros and cons of raw food only diets and of cooking, so here are our thoughts… Raw food – Tip:  It’s crucial to consume some raw food in your diet.  A little … Continue reading

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