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why don’t we eat healthy food, even when we want too?

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why don’t we eat healthy food, even when we want too?

Why don’t we eat healthy food, even when we want too? I finished a two day conference in Sydney last week, which focused on the relationship between the foods we eat and the effect that this has on our gut, immune and brain health. As I sat on the train, heading back the the airport, I was instantly transported away from the ideal nutritional approach we had discussed all weekend and faced with the realities of many peoples modern day food and lifestyle choices. All around me people were plugged in to their phones or tablets, the air was thick with the smell of fried food and people were...

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how to choose a good egg

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Health benefits of eggs Eggs are a fabulous food, as they are nutritious, versatile and quick. Not only are eggs a perfect source of protein, they also contain nutrients that are beneficial to the eyes, hair, brain and nervous system. Eggs are a good source of antioxidants, fat soluble vitamins A and D, the essential fatty acid omega 3. They also contain the amino acid tryptophan and B vitamins, for a healthy nervous system. Contrary to popular belief, eggs are actually good for the heart and cardiovascular system. Research now shows that they have a protective effect against blood, clots,...

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which supergreens are best for your body type?

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which supergreens are best for your body type?

          Supergreens What are some of the most nutritious foods you can eat? If your thinking green leafy vegetables, you’d be right. Studies repeatedly show that raw green leaves lower the risk of heart disease and cancer and act as a health tonic for the brain, immune system and kidneys. The problem is that most people don’t get enough of these foods and so miss out on their incredible health promoting qualities. This is where concentrated supergreens, such as green barley grass and spirulina come to the rescue. A daily dose of these powdered green...

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buckwheat and quinoa pancakes

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Buckwheat & Quinoa Pancakes with Orange Sauce (Gluten Free) Makes 10 large pancakes These amazing pancakes are best eaten warm on the day but will also freeze well. To re-heat, wrap them in a layer of baking paper, then foil so they don’t dry out and put them in the oven. Uncooked leftover batter can be kept covered for a day in the fridge. Ingredients 1 cup whole buckwheat groats 1 cup whole quinoa 2 cups of milk (your choice) 1 tablespoon yoghurt or 1 teaspoon of lemon juice 1 egg (optional) ¼ cup coconut milk 2 tablespoons of melted coconut oil, ghee or butter 1 tablespoon of rapadura...

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Online Nutrition Course

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Online Nutrition Course

21 Days to get back on track with eating well and feeling great Online nutrition courses with Naturopath Helen Goodwin starting Monday 23rd June 2014     About Helen Helen Goodwin is an experienced Naturopath and nutrition lecturer. who has taught hundreds of people about the true value of good food and health. Helen has been running courses on nutrition and teaching cookery, in Melbourne and the UK, since 2001. She has also been a feature writer for the Australian Natural Health magazine for over three years and assisted Chef Tony Chiodo with his cookbook ‘Feel Good...

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