Natural food

10 DECEMBER 2015

Cocoa can help boost brain health

A flavanol-rich chocolate drink a day could help keep your brain sharp as you age.

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7 DECEMBER 2015

Organic food reduces pesticide exposure

A new study published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives is among the first to predict a person’s pesticide exposure based on information about their usual diet.

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26 OCTOBER 2015

Which yoghurt you should eat

A major health benefit of full-fat yoghurt is that it hardly contains the thickeners and additives that are used to achieve proper consistency and flavour in lowfat yoghurts.

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3 AUGUST 2015

Organic Milk High In Helpful Fatty Acids, Study Finds

Organic milk contains a healthier balance of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids compared with milk from cows raised on conventionally managed dairy farms, according to a new study.

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28 JULY 2015

Green Tea Health Benefits

A cup of green tea is a good way to start your day.

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21 MAY 2015

Paleo Diet Basics: Does It Actually Work?

What do Miley Cyrus, Jessica Biel and Megan Fox all have in common? They’ve all jumped on the paleo diet bandwagon at some point. The paleo diet — also known as as the Paleolithic diet or caveman diet — is a high protein, low carb diet based on the foods that were once eaten during the Paleolithic period

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30 APRIL 2015

10 Reasons To Add Chia To Your Diet

Ch-ch-ch-chia! The fuzzy green novelty items may be the first thing you think of when you hear the word chia, but these tiny superfood seeds are the reason Chia Pets get their lush coating. Now and days, chia is becoming better known as a great source of healthy omega-3 fats and fibre, and fortunately it’s an easy food to add to your diet.

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6 APRIL 2015

How to Eat Foods Without Preservatives

Checking the ingredients on any packet of food is something that we should do just as a matter of course and when you’re looking through those ingredients and you start coming across things you don’t recognize, it’s probably time to put that particular food item back on the shelf.

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3 APRIL 2015

How to Choose the Most Important Organic Foods

Organic foods are good for you because they are free of many added chemicals and hormonas that conventionally grown foods receive as part of the growth cycle. However, it can add up at the cash register to try and keep yourself healthier by eating organic foods. To help you make your decisions in an informed way, here are some simple tips to identify the best choices and stay within budget.

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27 MARCH 2015

The Sweet Side Of Health – The Benefits of Natural Sweeteners

Here’s a short but informative article by Chris Haro found on the Kwik Med site where he talks about artificial sweeteners and how that they are simply yellow, blue and pink packets of chemicals.

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