Get Moving: Ways to Support Bones, Joints and Muscles this Spring!

The variety of supplements out there for bones, joints and muscles are as great as the possible reasons for needing them.  I will summarise some of the most important ones and in short why one would choose this particular supplement. Some want to perform better in sports or recover faster after training.  Others are recovering…

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Hobbits don’t get morning sickness

Ginger does not grow in The Shire. There is no ginger tea, ginger biscuits or ginger sweets. Hobbits had to make other clever plans with their pregnancy-related nausea problems. Are you pregnant, desperate due to constant or extreme nausea and tired of hearing about ginger biscuits? Continue to read. The Hobbits have shared their secrets…

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Fabulous Flourless Chocolate Cake

Ingredients: 1.5 cups of pecan nuts 250g dark chocolate (preferably 85% cacao) 1 cup or 230g of unsalted butter at room temperature 6 eggs, yolk and whites separated ⅓ cup of xylitol or coconut sugar (according to taste and health requirements) Instructions: Preheat the oven at 160 degrees Celsius. Coarsely chop the pecan nuts and…

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Where to get really good food and why you should

Imagine you could lose weight or change your blood fat profile (e.g. cholesterol) without changing the amount of animal products you eat, but only the diet of the animals. This might sound a bit far-fetched, but it has actually been proven to happen more than once! Studies have been done checking certain health parameters in…

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Gluten free Blueberry flapjacks

This recipe is wonderful in many ways! It is not only really easy, but other than most gluten free premixes for flapjacks, this is high in fibre, low GI and highly nutritious! Ingredients: 1 Cup gluten free self raising flour 1 Cup gluten free oats 3 Tablespoons of butter A pinch of salt 500ml Buttermilk/amasi…

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Seven a Day

Seven portions of fruit and vegetables a day has been shown over and over again to improve quality of life and lowering the risk of serious disease conditions, such as cancer and heart disease. Fruit and vegetables contain powerful health promotors in their flavours and colours. Here are some food ideas to help you get…

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Simple Spring Clean to detox your body

Spring is a great time to reassess and eliminate some of those bad winter habits that may have snuck in over the last few months. Spring clean your health by doing a simple mini-detox; put some good habits in place for 2 weeks to assist in a better feeling of health and longevity. You will…

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Health benefits of Turmeric/Curcumin

Bio–Curcumin By now most have heard about turmeric which contains the active ingredient Curcurmin and its amazing health benefits! You may have also read that in order to benefit from turmeric, that one needs to factor in absorption, this can seem complicated when you read that this involves needing black pepper and oil in order…

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Increasing your husband/partner’s chances of fertility

If you have been trying for a while with no luck, supplements could help significantly to increase the development and quality of the sperm.  Due to changes in the environment and our lifestyles, fertility problems are on the rise. You are not the only ones struggling!   Quality of health plays a major part in improving…

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Homemade Mustard Bath

Mustard baths are said to help relieve achy muscles, colds, fatigue and stress.  The warmth of the mustard increases circulation to the skin, which helps with detoxification, decongestion and can help reduce tension and pain. It is best to take a mustard bath before going to bed or spending time reading or watching a movie.…

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Cloud Bread

Ingredients: 3 Eggs, separated 3 Tablespoons cream cheese (goat`s milk or dairy) ¼ Teaspoon cream of tartar A pinch of salt Directions Preheat the oven to 150 degrees Celsius Separate the eggs carefully, making sure no yolk gets into the whites. In one bowl, mix together the egg yolks, cream cheese and salt until smooth.…

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