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512, 2019

Hangover Recovery Juice

Hangover recovery juice This hangover recovery juice recipe is featured in Dr Cabot’s book, Raw Juices Can Save Your Life. It will help to reduce nausea, rehydrate the body, boost energy levels and reduce headache symptoms. Serves:  2 Ingredients: 7 Serving size: 1 glass Total calories: 151 Carbohydrates: 37 g Fat: 0.6 g Ingredients 1 carrot 1 apple, whole 4 slices watermelon 1 orange, some white pith on 1 grapefruit 2.5cm slice raw beetroot 2 cabbage leaves Method Prepare ahead of time. Wash, trim and chop the [...]

512, 2019

Nutrients Needed For Liver Detoxification

Nutrients needed for liver detoxification By Louise Belle – BHSc (Nut Med)   The liver is an amazing organ that works 24/7 filtering toxins from our bloodstream and breaking them down so they can be eliminated from the body. Heavy metals, pesticides and pollution are examples of things that the liver filters. There are two primary detox pathways of the liver. Phase 1 breaks down the toxins into metabolites (small particles) and phase 2 is responsible for converting them into water-soluble compounds so that they can be eliminated via urine, bowel motions and sweat. There are specific nutrients [...]

512, 2019

5 Liver-Protective Foods You Should Be Eating

5 liver-protective foods you should be eating By Louise Belle BHSc (Nut Med) On a daily basis we are exposed to an immense number of toxins in the form of plastics, heavy metals, pesticides and herbicides, alcohol, chemicals in beauty and cleaning products, car fumes, cigarette smoke and so on. The liver works tirelessly to break down and remove these toxins and, in the process, may become inflamed or damaged. It is beneficial to regularly eat foods that will benefit and protect the liver. 1. Oranges This [...]

512, 2019

Leaky Gut Worsens Fatty Liver

Leaky gut worsens fatty liver Research published in the journal Hepatology has found patients with an advanced form of fatty liver are more likely to have increased intestinal permeability and bacterial overgrowth in their small intestine. The severity of these intestinal conditions correlates with the severity of fatty liver. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is one of the most common liver diseases in the world. It affects one in five to one in three people in western nations. It occurs when excessive fat accumulates within the liver, and can lead to inflammation, scarring and even eventual cirrhosis of [...]

412, 2019

Healthier Gingerbread Biscuits

Healthier gingerbread biscuits This healthy gingerbread biscuit recipe is great for the whole family to enjoy at Christmas time. It is lower in sugar and carbohydrates than traditional recipes making it a better option for those who are watching their weight, have insulin resistance or simply want to eat a less refined diet. Makes:  25 biscuits Ingredients: 13 Serving size: 1 biscuit Total calories: 94 Carbohydrates: 9.05 g Fat: 6.06 g Protein: 2.05 g Ingredients 1½ cups almond flour 1 cup buckwheat flour 3 tbsp arrowroot powder 1 tsp [...]

412, 2019

Ease Into Menopause With These Top Tips

Ease into menopause with these top tips By Jessah Robinson, Adv Dip (Nut Med) Menopause is something that all women experience around the average age of 51, however some women will go through menopause much earlier than this. There are excellent tips for women with premature menopause in Dr Cabot’s book ‘Hormones: Don’t Let Them Ruin Your Life’. Menopause or “change of life”, affects every woman differently; some make a smooth transition with minimal complaints while others really struggle. It is often the women who have experienced chronic stress throughout their lives that go through a difficult menopause. [...]