Monthly Archives: October 2011

Drinking cold water and burning calories…

Did you know that our bodies do not expend more calories when drinking cold water, water should be drunk at warm temperature. While it is technically true that your body has to expend more energy to use ice cold water, … Continue reading

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Did you know you can help prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?

Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia! Whether these diseases are genetically in your family or not, all of us should take these steps to prevent the possibility of inheriting these diseases. Alzheimer’s are similar but technically different. Alzheimer’s is memory loss … Continue reading

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Chlorophyll, what’s all the fuss about?

This potent green stuff is dynamite! Chlorophyll is found in greens…..spinach, broccoli, lettuce, asian greens, green capsicum, asparagus, peas, beans & kale.  It is responsible for giving them their colour.  Chlorophyll is a true super food and the reason for … Continue reading

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Quinoa Chocolate Cake

2/3 cup white or golden quinoa 1 1/3 cups water 1/3 cup milk (I used rice milk) 4 large eggs (I used egg replacer) 1 tsp pure vanilla extract ¾ cup butter, melted and cooled (I used coconut butter) 1 … Continue reading

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Grape Suzzin Smoothie

–1/2 cup of almond milk -1/2 cup of green grapes -half of a fresh banana -handful of frozen strawberries -teaspoon of flaxseeds -teaspoon of chia seeds -1 scoop of your favourite protein powder -tablespoon of goji berries (pre-soaked for 30 minutes) … Continue reading

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The importance of Antioxidants in our lives

What are antioxidants? Antioxidants are nutrients or substances found in our foods which can prevent or slow the oxidative damage to our body. Antioxidants are cell protectors and are also synthesised by our bodies. Nutrients such as vitamins A, B, … Continue reading

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Beat the late night snacking!!

Including healthy snacks in your daily eating habits is a must if you want to stick to a healthy eating plan. You may not realize it but your healthy eating plan may be jeopardized when it comes to choosing your … Continue reading

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Supplements, do we really need them?

Most people that aren’t in some sort of health crisis wonder why they need to take a supplement. “I feel fine…why would I need to take anything?” “I get all the nutrients I need from my food”, but do we … Continue reading

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Wakame & Cucumber Salad

I love wakame salad. Everytime I go to eat sushi I always say to my husband, “I have to make this at home one day”, I finally did. Wakame seaweed is high in sulfate polyfucose which inhibits the activity of … Continue reading

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