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Can stress be making my menopause symptoms worse?

What is stress? Stress is a natural reaction to a challenge or a demand and can be an important factor in enabling our body to respond and react appropriately to triggers. As an example, if we see or sense something that could hurt or harm us, we will run away or move away from that […]

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April 6, 2022

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Do we need salt?

DO we need salt? The body contains many salts at a concentration of 0.4% of the body’s weight; so a person weighing 50kg will have 200g approximately. It is essential for bodily function at a cellular level. It is needed for the absorption of nutrients, digestion and transmission of nerve impulses. A healthy body is […]

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23 December

Food is Medicine

Brilliant bone broth

Bone broth is essentially stock made from animal bones and connective tissue, and is used for soups, sauces, gravies, and often drunk on it’s own. The reason we love using bone broth because it’s an incredible ancient food that has been used for healing purposes. It includes collagen, which is a protein in your body […]

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28 September

Food is Medicine

Fermented foods

We’re sure you’ve heard of the popular fermented foods such as tempeh, kombucha, kefir, miso, and kimchi. These are just a few of what you can easily find in your local supermarkets! But what exactly is fermentation? It’s a process which involves the breakdown of yeast and sugars with bacteria. ‘Fermentation is an anaerobic process […]

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28 September

Food is Medicine

Mum’s The Word: Breakdown

SHOP HERE Our Mum’s The Word Herbal Tea ​​Helps your body adapt to motherhood and rebalances hormones. Having a baby is a very special moment. It is also a time when your body goes through a traumatic experience. The herbs and spices blended in this tea are designed to help your body adapt to motherhood […]

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3 September

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6 powerful spice blends

Having our premixed spice blends on hand will save you so much time and hassle in the kitchen, and will bring your dishes to life!  These spice blends can be used for any type of dish, whether that’s a homemade curry, soup, any type of poultry or fish, or to simply spice up your roasted […]

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3 September

Food is Medicine

The Royal Mint: Breakdown

SHOP HERE The Royal Mint is a truly royal tea, eases IBS symptoms and reduces stress and migraines. Mint teas can be a wonderful way to manage IBS symptoms like migraines and digestive issues, and mint is also good for reducing stress, combating allergies, and soothing rashes. This tea combines three different types of mint, […]

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3 September

Food is Medicine

3 herbs for happiness

Finding happiness, remaining positive and managing stress are things we all strive for. If you’re looking for a mood booster, try out these herbs to help you find that sense of calmness day to day.  TULSI Tulsi, commonly known as Holy Basil, is considered a ‘tonic for the body, mind, and spirit’. The Tulsi plant […]

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3 September

Food is Medicine

Eating the rainbow… Is this optimal for health?

We’ve all heard the phrase ‘Eat The Rainbow’, especially used to encourage young kids to fill their plates with fruits and veggies, but is this truly optimal for our health? As we all know, incorporating a vast range of fruits and vegetables into our diet, provides us with all the important vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and […]

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9 August

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BBQ dips

Looking to impress your guests with some easy, homemade, and fresh BBQ dips? The typical shop-bought dips aren’t exciting, and can often be a little bland and tasteless. So here are some of our favourite homemade dips, that require minimal effort, but will be the perfect accompaniment to any BBQ. BROAD BEAN & MINT DIP […]

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9 August

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