That organic living is a conscious health choice
Wouldn't it be great if you could tweak your food choices to give you a leg up to cool down? The good news: you can! Here are a few meal and snack time tricks to help cool the body down when the temperatures
How do you weather the nausea storm, and ensure that you and the little one get the necessary nourishment? Here are some tricks to help you and your growing baby bump get over the first-trimester hump
Whether you're a serial snacker on a mission to trim that muffin top or a nighttime nibbler trying to get on the health bandwagon, there's no need to eliminate all snacks from your diet. Instead of going the 'all or nothing' way, start small.
While eating out is a convenient option that doesn't require much planning or prepping on our part, how much do we know about the provenance of the ingredients in the dishes that we consume when we eat out?
Many vegetables native to Asia possess nature-made combinations of fibre, vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals unrivaled by - and the envy of- counterparts from the West. Here are a few to drop in the basket on your next visit to the market.
Everyone knows that vitamins are vital to our health and general well-being. The most ideal situation, of course, would be to obtain these essential nutrients from fresh, wholesome and unprocessed foods.
Joanne Barber is an international health product consultant specialising in certified organic, non-GMO, grass-fed, free-range products that are also free from synthetic chemicals, antibiotics and hormones. She is driven to help empower consumers with information that supports their health and food choices.
Blessed with a stronger concentration of antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial compounds than acai, maqui berries are fast becoming the super berry to add to your desserts, breakfasts and smoothies.
This seed offers more health benefits than rice, wheat or corn. It helps lower cholesterol, stabilize blood sugar levels and reduce hypertension. Discover how you an enjoy it both as a whole kernel (or groat) and as a flour.
One of the richest dietary sources of antioxidants and nitrates, beetroot is a great addition to your post-festivity diet. It boosts exercise performance, improves blood flow and can lower blood pressure.
Travelling with children always throws their schedules off kilter, leading to broken sleep, weakened immunity and often, compromised meals. Beat the holiday blues with our tips for happy and healthy family trips.
Our susceptibility to illness and allergies today is very much linked to unhealthy lifestyles, our diets and environmental stress. Overhaul your lifestyle to build strong long-term immunity for you and your family.
The drive and decision to lead a better lifestyle – whether for the next generations to come or for your own health – may be there. But trying to discern the differences of “eco” from “organic”, “natural” from “green” may present a mire of dilemmas when you shop. Learn to recognise the green-speak for more informed buying.
With temperatures rising outdoors, find out how you can stay cool responsibly. The simplest way to stay cool may be to lower the thermostat on your air conditioner, but the impact that has on the environment just isn’t cool.
For a shot of natural high, you can count on serotonin, a mood-booster commonly found in carbohydrates. Natural starches like buckwheat and carbohydrate sources like banana and dark chocolates can help lift your energy level when you need it!
Grains or cereals are one of the greatest foods that you can eat for a healthy life and for weight loss. But not all grains are equal. Here are some key facts on whole grains and refined grains you should know about.
Cocoa and mango butters, lemongrass, vanilla and clove oils with avocado, papaya and macadamia might sound like the beginning of a healthy grocery list but they are just a few of the fresh ingredients we use. You can't judge a book by its cover, but you sure can judge your skincare and cosmetic products by its label.
In recent times, there has been a spate of health and food alerts involving pesticides, weed killers, salmonella, E. coli and genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Even infants have not been spared from melamine-contaminated milk. These disturbing global phenomena should make us seriously re-consider the food we buy. Read the complete story adapted from Ezyhealth & Beauty magazine.