That organic living is a conscious health choice
From artery-clogging villain to multitasking wellness hero, coconut oil has shed its bad reputation to become the new wunderkind of the beauty and dietary world. What exactly is it good for and how can you maximise the use of this liquid elixir?
Always forgetting where you left your keys or finding it hard to focus at work? Don’t just brush it aside as fatigue, or part and parcel of growing old. Our Nutrition Adviser, Eve Persak’s shares what foods you can eat to cruise through the brain fog to gain focus and mental clarity.
With a mindboggling selection of supplements available in the market, how do you know what’s best for your needs? Our Nutrition Adviser, Eve Persak’s here to help you navigate through the confusing marketing spiel and confounding labels to get the best ones for your buck.
Suffering from dry skin that cannot seem to be salved with the richest moisturisers? Or cannot seem to be rid of dark eye circles despite having adequate shut-eye? Do not ignore these symptoms and write them off as anomalies that will go away. Supplementing your diet with the correct nutrients can help to treat underlying deficiencies.
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!
The New Year always calls for new resolutions and plans to eat well. Rather than go big or go home-and give up by Day 2! - we say kick-start your new healthy lifestyle with little steps, starting with your fridge.
When it comes to blood pressure, minerals matter. Current research suggests that minding these dietary micronutrients can protect against and improve hypertension or chronic high blood pressure. Which minerals deserve the most attention and how can you manage them in your daily meals and snacks? Let's take a look.
Whether you're a dedicated morning juicer or jumping back on the health wagon, SuperNature's Juice Farm Box provides a varied selection of fresh in-season fruits and vegetables for all your juicing needs.
Your baby's certified organic bath wash may not lather up as much as you'd like but that doesn't mean it's not doing its job to clean baby's skin. Think twice before you swap it for one that promises a tub of suds and foamy fun.
Before you make the switch to a wholly organic skincare regime to avoid nasty parabens and petrochemicals, find out what’s the difference between a product that’s certified organic and one that’s made with organic ingredients.
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.
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.
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.
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.