June 26, 2019
Boosting your immune function through herbal formulations

  The immune system has the very important job of monitoring and defending the body from invading opportunistic microorganisms including bacteria, viruses and parasites and so keeping it in balance is of importance all year round. The cells of the immune system can be found in almost all areas of the body including the skin, digestive […]

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June 25, 2019
The importance of Vitamin D3 in immune function

Vitamin D3 has become very well known over the past years for the role it plays in calcium absorption and bone homeostasis, however Vitamin D3 is so much more than just a regulator of bone health. Along with bone health Vitamin D3 is important for helping prevent cancer, reducing the risks of low birth weight and post […]

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April 11, 2019
Immunity and gut health in concert

  The human immune system is a highly-sophisticated defense barrier protecting us against bacteria, viruses, other microbes and parasites. The healthy immune system can also identify and block food derived molecules that may lead to undesirable inflammatory and allergic reactions. An enormously important part of the defense system exists at the level of epithelial cells. […]

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April 10, 2019
Silky Chocolate and Almond Slab

  Chocolate is a very personal experience. Some of us like creamy milk chocolate, some maybe a little nuttier and some like it as dark as possible. What ever your preference is you can't go past a delicious, silky, melt in your mouth and homemade chocolate that sends you off to another world. Well here […]

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April 2, 2019
Gluten Free Spaghetti

  Growing up in an Italian household pasta has always been a very important dish, cooking family recipes with my parents that have been passed down through the years. On occasions up to 4 times a week! The taste and texture is such an important characteristic and a hard one to duplicate without wheat. The gluten […]

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April 2, 2019
Sweet potato fritters with zesty zucchini hummus

  A tasty twist to a classic dish. This ketogenic friendly recipe will become a favourite with all the family. Makes a great sandwich stack using 2 fritters and fill with your favour fillings. At your BBQ you will wow your guests and they will all be asking for the recipe. They taste great either […]

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April 2, 2019
Apple Crumble

  Growing up we lived on a farm where my parents grew lots of fresh fruit and vegetables. I was extremely lucky to have had this childhood, yet I didn't quite appreciate it like I do today. Following in the footsteps of my dad I have come to love gardening and growing all my own […]

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March 15, 2019
Poor vision from a TCM perspective

Chinese Wolfberry (Lycium) fruit or more commonly known as Goji berries, have been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine to treat poor vision and anaemia. From this perspective these symptoms arise because of an underlying deficiency. Deficiency often leads to poor blood circulation which is vital if you want to maintain adequate eye health. […]

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March 15, 2019
Beta-carotene and eye health

Beta-carotene is a type of carotenoid (carotenoids make up the group of bright yellow, orange and red pigments that you find in fruit, vegetables and some animal products, such as salmon & egg yolk)1. In the body, beta-carotene functions as an antioxidant and as a precursor to vitamin A, which is essential for reproduction, immunity, epithelial […]

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September 17, 2017
Kale Pesto

           Sitting in my garden enjoying this marvelous sunny afternoon and I think to myself.... what should I do with all that kale I grew? Well I do love pesto and there wont be any basil for while so.... Kale Pesto was the answer!   Ingredients: 2 cups of chopped fresh […]

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