Every single part of the moringa plant has medicinal properties [1]. Moreover, moringa leaves provide “…7 times more vitamin C than oranges, 10 times more vitamin A than carrots, 17 times more calcium than milk, 9 times more protein than yoghurt, 15 times more potassium than bananas and 25 times…


With branded blenders and an enticing variety of colours and flavours, blending fruits and vegetables into juices is a popular health & wellness trend. Many sweet fruits are popular ingredients to add, but even without sugary fruits, blending plant materials make more sugar content bioavailable [1,2]. On the up-side, each…


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Significant exercise generates oxidative stress as the body burns more fuel than when at rest. This has naturally generated interest in anti-oxidants to counter the effects of exercise-related oxidative damage, including abundant damage to various cellular components and premature muscular fatigue from sustained muscle contraction during exercise [1]. Antioxidant supplementation…


Preview the Researched Benefits Against Infections and Cancer

Our current times have people legitimately wondering if it is possible to boost their immune system. Obviously no one wants a hyperactive or hyper-sensitive immune system, but there is good reason to identify ways to make sure you maintain “textbook”, normal responsiveness and optimal functioning of your body’s natural defences…


Although pollutants pervade modern life, lifestyle choices serve as measurable mitigators

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In our daily lives we routinely “dose” ourselves with an innumerable variety of different chemicals. Our food, drink, air quality and all environmental chemicals we use and are exposed to have to be processed, circulated through or trafficked out of our bodies. As such the types of chemicals that reach…


Improving Mental Health with Each Meal

Could happiness (or a better mood) be found in a bowl? (Photo: Pixabay / 95839)

Throughout the hustle and bustle of life, from education to employment and finding a personal life in the mix, life asks us constantly what we prioritise. Even if we remember to improve our physical health, mental health may often be at the back of our minds at best. Obviously many…


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Avocados serve as a versatile addition to a wide range of recipes, as a quick look online will show! Regular avocado consumption also tends to boost diet quality compared to the recommended American diet by increasing fibre, magnesium, potassium and fat-soluble vitamin intake [1].

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Could thy food be thy medicine?

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The largest population studies on diet and risk of death implicate a vegan diet as the most protective from many chronic diseases [1]. These population studies help identify food and diet habits that lower the risk of disease complications, and potentially developing those disease in the first instance, as detailed…


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Many health enthusiasts are becoming aware of how many benefits a vegan/plant-based diet can provide. Whether you’re interested in improving your health with a plant-based diet, or want to protect animals and our climate, the numerous health benefits switching to a vegan diet are many, and have been thoroughly collated…


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There’s been a long-standing interest in the health benefits of peppers such as jalapeños and chillies. Besides the mystical capacity to “heal” any bland meal (personal opinion), a comparison of studies shows that eating chilli pepper produces an increase in background metabolism rate (thermogenesis) and fat burning (lipid oxidation) [1]…

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