What is metabolism and how can we improve it?

What Is Metabolism And How Can We Impove It?

What is Metabolism? The word “metabolism” is tossed around a lot these days. Especially in all things health. We often see articles that offer solutions on: How to speed up your metabolism, how to boost your metabolism, what vitamins to take to improve your metabolism, how to stop your metabolism …

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Is Caffeine Good Or Bad For You?

Is Caffeine Good Or Bad For You?

Is caffeine good or bad for you? Some of my most treasured memories are sitting in some magical spot in the world enjoying a good cup of strong coffee. Most recently it was on the shores of Lake Earnscleugh in Queenstown, New Zealand while watching, it seemed, the world pass …

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Should you be on a gluten-free diet?

Should You Be On A Gluten-Free Diet? 

GLUTEN! A word spat from the mouths of those who are following the latest health trend of a gluten-free diet or have learned of gluten’s evils through various health problems. What is gluten and should you be avoiding it? Gluten is a type of protein found in grains like wheat, rye, and barley. It’s …

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Simple ways to plan and prep meals

Simple Ways to Plan and Prep Meals When You’re Busy

Working out that you can prep meals each week so you can get on with living is like the discovery of the light bulb, illuminating and profound. Do you want to eat healthier, but you’re super-busy and just can’t find the time to research recipes that are healthy? Perhaps you …

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How to Eat Healthy While Travelling

How to Eat Healthy While Travelling

Do you have trouble with how to eat healthy while travelling? It is that time of year when many women pack their bikini, the beautiful towel they got for Christmas and that book they’ve been meaning to read. They head to the beach to soak up some sun, sip a …

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7 Easy Low Carb Christmas Recipes For A Special Christmas Day

We love to plan what low carb Christmas recipes we are going to prepare for Christmas day. Everyone has their input and usually, everyone’s needs are met. The rules are it needs to be quick and simple to prepare but something we wouldn’t usually have. I find preparing low-carb Christmas …

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3 Steps To Clear The Clutter In Your Life

3 Steps To Clear The Clutter In Your Life

Clear Out The Old Before Bringing In The New The theory behind this exercise to clear the clutter in your life is to clear out the old before you bring in the new. If you think about when you redecorate your living room, it’s very difficult to a new couch …

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my top eleven superfoods

My Top Eleven Superfoods

Superfoods don’t just have to be for the rich and famous It seems every day there is some new exotic food that some hot-list celebrity eats for breakfast, lunch and dinner due to its super amazing health properties. What I have listed here are your ordinary garden-variety ingredients that have …

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Acne Causes And Remedies

Acne Causes And Remedies

Acne causes and remedies are as relevant among teenage women as they are among adult women who are going through menopause. In this post, I have tried to simplify and condense the huge amount of information that is available on the subject. I have luckily not had the misfortune of …

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Low Carb Chilli With Cauliflower Rice

Low Carb Chilli With Cauliflower Rice

At least once a week I make this low carb chilli. It is easily the family favourite.  Pre the low carb diet we always loved our chilli with cannellini beans and generally I would make some sort of bread, preferably cornbread, to soak up the sauce. Now we use cauliflower …

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How To Practice Preventative Health Care

Practising preventative health care is so much easier than being unwell. “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” or, if you prefer “a stitch in time saves nine”. I remember mum telling me that after she had asked me for the tenth time if I had brushed …

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woman eating healthy food

My Sugar-Free Life Three Years On

How this sugar-free life started If you had told me three years ago that by 2017 I would be eating a completely sugar free diet I would have likely spat out my triple chocolate brownie in utter disbelief. Three years ago my health was not a priority in my life. …

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5 top sources for low carb recipes

My Top 5 Sources For Low Carb Recipes

When we first started out on our low carb journey it was difficult to find low carb recipes we liked. We treated ourselves to wicked delights on the weekend. How was I ever going to replace those? What was I going to do instead of potatoes, rice, pasta? I was …

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9 TECHNIQUES TO REDUCE STRESS AND ANXIETY IN MENOPAUSE

9 Techniques To Reduce Stress And Anxiety In Menopause

It is important to be able to reduce stress and anxiety in menopause if we want to keep our hormones balanced. Schedule some relaxation into your day to keep Cortisol at bay! Stress and Anxiety, those two pinched-nose tarts who roll into your life in a cloud of fumes and …

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5 Tips To Help You Prioritise Things In Your Life

5 Tips To Help You Prioritise Things In Your Life

Use these five tips to help you prioritise things in your life and decide what to next. It is not easy dealing with things one at a time when they refuse to get in frigging line. If you have a family, run a business, work from home, write to deadlines, …

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How To Be A Vital, Healthy Woman In Your 50's

How To Be A Vital, Healthy Woman In Your 50’s

Being a healthy woman in your 50’s comes down to doing a few things consistently. Incorporate these seven tips into your everyday life and celebrate your health and vitality. 1. Don’t Go Mental Above all else, you must keep your brain healthy. The old saying use it or lose it …

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Healthy Low Carb Cauliflower And Zucchini Fritters

Healthy Low Carb Cauliflower And Zucchini Fritters

I love fritters and I have just discovered these cauliflower and zucchini fritters to help feed my habit. They tick all the boxes. Low carb, healthy and tasty. Have them with an egg on top or in between some slices of low carb bread. Or go the whole hog and …

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Bottling and Troubleshooting Kombucha

Bottling and Troubleshooting Kombucha

My first post about making kombucha was about growing a SCOBY and how to make your first batch of the fermented tea. You can read that post here Today are: Bottling and Troubleshooting Kombucha Several weeks down the track from making Kombucha for the first time and we, that is Molly, Peter …

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7 Inspiring TED Talks By Brilliant And Remarkable Women

7 Inspiring TED Talks By Brilliant And Remarkable Women

These seven remarkable women have powerful messages we could all learn from. I have just discovered TED talks. Now I have them on my computer while I’m getting stuff done in the kitchen. Not whistling while I work but learning while I work. The seven dwarfs would be proud. The remarkable …

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My Journey Into The Hidden Forest Of Kombucha Making

Kombucha is slightly effervescent sweet fermented tea. Some people claim it tastes like dirty sock-soaking water. Others swear by its health properties. It’s about time I find out for myself what all the hype is about and I’m dragging you into this wonderland with me, for company. The creatures in …

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Healthy cinnamon spice cookies

Healthy Cinnamon Spice Cookies

You can whip these yummy cinnamon spice cookies up in no time flat and with all that lovely cinnamon spice they really add to the Christmas spirit. For even more of a Christmas, vibe roll out the mixture and cut out shapes with a cookie cutter. Stars, candy canes, whatever …

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Low Carb Minute Muffins That Are Better Than Bread

Low Carb Minute Muffins That Are Better Than Bread

Okay here comes a big call. “Low carb minute muffins are tastier and healthier than bread.” One of these graces my plate most mornings. Call me boring if you will. I prefer to refer to myself as ‘knowing what I want’. I will apologise now for my photography but I …

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Simple And Delicious Paleo Fish Tacos

It’s Sunday night. You’ve indulged a little over the weekend. You must have something healthy for dinner because you need those nutrients to perform a full-on exorcism cleansing of your body aaaaaannnnd you definitely do not feel like cooking! What in the name of all things good are you doing here? You need to be down …

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7 Staggeringly Simple Tips for Healthy Eating On A Budget

Staggeringly simple tip number 1 – Plan your week’s meals This would be my ultimate budget tip. It helps keep you on track and stops you going off-road into unknown territory where takeaways are lying in wait to entice you into their lairs. It doesn’t have to be elaborate just …

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5 Healthy, Budget-Friendly, Spiraliser Salads

Spiralised salads are one of the most undemanding and boredom-free ways to get vegetables onto a plate. What you can add to ‘jooj’ them up is only limited by your imagination. A fabulous dressing, some slivered almonds for crunch. Go crazy! This world needs a little more of this kind of crazy. If you …

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