Benefits of Activated Charcoal

Activated charcoal is most widely used medicinally as a detoxifier and poison antidote in Emergency Rooms. It adsorbs (different from absorbs) most organic toxins, chemicals and poisons before they can…

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Health Benefits of Manuka Honey

Not all honeys are created equal, and telling the difference can sometimes be tricky. The standard honeys available at conventional supermarkets aren’t always as beneficial for our health as we’d…

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Health Benefits of Turmeric

Turmeric is the spice that gives curry its yellow colour, and it has been used in India and the Middle East for thousands of years. Turmeric was traditionally used in…

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Overfed and Undernourished

Hungry all the time? Many of us are malnourished and we don’t even know it.  Interestingly, people struggling with their weight are the most likely to be deficient in essential…

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Do You Really Need to Quit Sugar?

Sugar has received a bad rap recently, perpetuated by popular programs such as Sarah Wilson’s “I Quit Sugar”, and documentaries such as That Sugar Film. Nutritionists, doctors and the media…

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Know Your Fats: Myths Debunked

For years fat has been vilified and we’ve seen a huge shift to “low-fat” food products on our supermarket shelves. We’ve been urged to banish it from our diets, told…

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Coffee: Is it Good or Bad for You?

The jury seems out on whether coffee is healthy or harmful. We’ve seen conflicting information over the years about whether that morning latte is worth it. One minute coffee is…

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