Archive for: November 2018

Go Nuts for Nuts: The Health Benefits from Head to Toe Explained

They are saviours when 3pm hunger pangs kick in, they are delicious in salads, stir-fry’s, muesli bars, baked goods and they can even be turned into milk. What can’t the humble nut do? Not a lot, actually. Packed with all kinds of health benefits, nuts can even be the answer to higher grades and happier…

How to Make Healthy Fudge That’s as Good as the Real Thing!

Fudge is one of the most delicious treats out there. The only problem is that it’s high in sugar and fat. You might have sworn off the stuff with your latest diet or decided that the short-term satisfaction isn’t worth the calories. Thankfully, there are quite a few options when it comes to healthy fudge….

The Gluten-Free Diet: Dangers Revealed

Going gluten-free just because? It could do your health more harm than good. Sure, for one percent of Australians living with coeliac disease, consuming gluten is very dangerous. But for the growing number of Australians eliminating gluten without a clear reason to do so, going gluten-free is also very dangerous. So why are so many…

What’s Whole30 and is it for you?

Have you ever wondered why so many challenges last for thirty days? Whether it’s a popular fitness regime like the 30-day ab challenge or a lose-ten-pounds-in-30-days type of plan, it seems a month is often touted as the optimal time frame for getting the results you desire. There is however reason behind this trend. Experts have…

5 Super Speedy Dinners That Are Good For You Too

Trying to figure out what to make for dinner can feel like solving a complex puzzle. Does it fit the budget? Will it taste good? Are the ingredients good for you and your family? If the answer to all three questions is ‘yes’, then you know you’re onto a winner. But dinner favourites can soon…

Going Plant-Based? 10 Spring-Inspired Vegan Recipes

Spring is here, kale yeah! It’s time to give your kitchen (and health) a spring clean and try these deliciously fresh plant-based recipes. But wait, you’re feeding a family? Don’t draw a line between vegan food and family favourites. Here are 10 easy, family-friendly and oh-so tasty vegan recipes the whole family (and environment) will…

Eight Health & Wellness Myths—BUSTED!

The myth: MMR vaccines cause autism The truth: Evidence-based studies show that symptoms of autism are already present in children when they’re in their mothers’ wombs, long before they get the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine. Still, the amount of fake news surrounding vaccines have caused vaccination rates to decline. And because parents refuse…

Keep Things Fresh: 8 Veggies You Can Grow At Home

Starting a garden at home is a great way to ensure you’re eating fresh, healthy meals. Learning how to grow your own food is a fantastic life skill and can serve you no matter where you live or what you earn. Everyone needs to start somewhere when they’re creating their garden. You can grow almost…

Is it Self-Care or Sabotage? How to Spot the Difference

The self-care movement seems like a trendy, newfangled notion popularised by Instagrammers and lifestyle bloggers. But actually, the concept of self-care has been around since the 80’s. World Health Organisation defined self-care as “the activities individuals, families, and communities undertake with the intention of enhancing health, preventing disease, limiting illness, and restoring health.” It should…

How to Beat the Afternoon Slump

It’s 2:15 in the afternoon. You check an email, but you feel like you need to read it three or four times to understand. A long, lion-like yawn takes you by surprise. You’ve still got half the day to go! You count down the minutes until it’s appropriate to grab another coffee, and then you…

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