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1510, 2019

Keto Brekkie Wrap

Keto brekkie wrap By utilising eggs instead of bread, this keto-friendly brekkie wrap is high in protein whilst yielding less than 6 g of carbohydrates. If you are following a low-carb or ketogenic diet then this recipe is perfect for any meal of the day and you can change up the ingredients for different variations. The high protein content of this meal will curb your appetite and keep you fuller for longer. Serves:  1 Ingredients: 8 Serving size: 240 g Total calories: 397 Carbohydrates: 5.96 g Fat: 30.49 g Protein: 24.66 g Fibre: [...]

1510, 2019

7 Self-Care Tips For Mums

7 self-care tips for mums By Louise Belle BHSc (Nut Med) Being a good mother doesn’t mean that you have to give up your social life, your hobbies or things that you enjoy. Yes, your child (or children) take up most of your time and need your full care and attention, but it’s still so important to take time out every so often to care for yourself. A healthier and happier you, makes for healthier and happier children. You will be amazed how a little TLC can leave you feeling like a completely different woman. [...]

1510, 2019

You Should Be Doing These Things To Absorb More Nutrients From Your Food

You should be doing these things to absorb more nutrients from your food By Louise Belle BHSc (Nut Med) Even if you take all the right steps to eat healthy, nourishing meals, you may not be absorbing as many nutrients from your food as you could be! There are many different factors that can enhance or reduce absorption of vitamins and minerals: Don’t have tea or coffee with meals Tea and coffee contain tannins which can reduce the absorption of minerals from your food, such as iron, [...]

1510, 2019

Important Tips For Keeping Your Cartilage

Important tips for keeping your cartilage By naturopath Margaret Jasinska Keeping your cartilage is something people think more about as they get older. It’s natural to lose cartilage as you age, but if you lose it more rapidly than your body can replace it, or lose it at a relatively young age, you may be left with aching joints and a bad back. Several things can contribute to cartilage loss. A study published in the journal Radiology has found that obesity contributes to rapid cartilage loss. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. It causes loss of [...]

910, 2019

Nut Biscuits

Nut biscuits If you feel like you need a treat with your cup of tea, these nut biscuits will hit the spot! Generic store-bought biscuits are loaded with sugar, cheap vegetable oils, preservatives and refined grains. These biscuits are free from all the nasties and provide you with healthy fats that are needed for hormone production, brain function and skin health. Serves:  4 Ingredients: 9 Serving size: 36 g Total calories: 160 Carbohydrates: 2.85 g Fat: 15.5 g Protein: 3.73 g Ingredients ½ cup almond meal ¼ cup chopped [...]

910, 2019

5 Simple Ways To Boost Your Metabolism

5 simple ways to boost your metabolism By Jessah Robinson, Adv Dip (Nut Med) When we say ‘metabolism’, we are referring to everyday chemical processes our body uses to produce energy. Our metabolic rate is the rate at which our body breaks down food to use as an energy source. Therefore, the more effective or fast your metabolism is the more energy you have and the better you will feel. Here are 5 easy ways to boost your metabolism: 1. Consume protein with every meal Protein is [...]