Antioxidants

All About Whole Grains: Why Should I Eat It?

Apr 06, 2020

Whole grains are making a splash at the moment and for good reason.  Whole grain foods contain a whole host more health benefits than refined foods, and they taste great in the bargain.  So what exactly are whole grains and why are they so good for...

The Power of Antioxidants: Types & How They Can Help Your Health

Mar 06, 2020

Antioxidants have quite a number of health benefits and are a vital part of any diet.  They are present in a number of fresh foods and their role is to neutralise the effects of free radicals upon the body.  What Are Free Radicals? Free radicals...

Your Guide to Antioxidants

Jun 14, 2019

The term antioxidant is well known to most of us, but do you really know what they are, how they may benefit our health and where to find them? What is an Antioxidant? Antioxidants help to remove free radicals from the body after they have been formed...

Health Benefits of the Acai Berry

May 31, 2018

The Acai berry (pronounced ah-SIGH-ee), is one of nature’s superfoods, with an astonishing array of health benefits.  The berry comes from an Amazon palm tree that is harvested in the rainforests of Brazil.  For a superfood, it has a great taste, tasting...

Why is Green Tea Good for You

May 04, 2018

Green tea is touted as one of the healthiest drinks on the market, with a whole host of health benefits.  But why is it so good for us? Health Benefits of Green Tea Many health benefits have been associated with regularly drinking green tea.  These...

4 Great Reasons to Eat Dark Chocolate

Jul 12, 2013

I've ditched milk chocolate and gone dark. Since I was never going to give up the sweet stuff, it seemed smart to swap it for a less sugary and more nutritious variety. Dark chocolate has a lot going for it and in this article we share 4 great reasons...

What are Polyphenols?

Mar 06, 2013

Keeping up with the latest discoveries about the benefits of natural foods can become overwhelming. How do antioxidants work? What chemicals and chemical reactions make certain foods healthier than others? One of the most talked about topics in nutrition...

All About Antioxidants

Feb 17, 2012

Antioxidants have become a household name.  The word ‘antioxidant’ is rapidly appearing everywhere.  From being draped on the front cover of a health magazine to the box of our favourite beauty product.  We gather they are beneficial to our...

Study: Cumin Great Source of Antioxidants

Jun 30, 2011

Cumin and its health benefits has been largely known for at least 5000 years. It has been cultivated due to its original use in traditional Indian ayurvedic medicine. Its medicinal qualities have also been recognised in cultures where it is not being...

Green Tea and Tai Chi for Good Health

Jun 22, 2011

Sipping on a cup of green tea after performing tai chi could be one of the best things you can do for your health. Researchers in the US say daily consumption of green tea, together with tai chi, has numerous health benefits and may even help maintain...

Video: Antioxidants from Russia with Love

Mar 10, 2011

In this video Kat chats with Dennis from Solagran about their innovative antioxidant products. Developed in Russia in the 1930s, they are now available in Australia and have many benefits such as being anti-fungal, good for general gut health and removing...

Are You a Fast Oxidiser?

May 03, 2009

The metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins and fats into energy is referred to as oxidation.  This is the rate at which nutrients are converted to energy within all of your body's cells.  If oxidation occurs too slowly or too fast energy production...

Are You a Slow Oxidiser?

May 01, 2009

The metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins and fats into energy is referred to as oxidation.  This is the rate at which nutrients are converted to energy within all of your body's cells.  If oxidation occurs too slowly or too fast energy production...

Glutathione

Sep 29, 2008

Glutathione is the most important antioxidant in the body and is vital for health but what exactly does it do? Read on to find out more. What is Glutathione? Glutathione is a tri-peptide that is made up of gamma-glutamic acid, cysteine, and glycine, and...

All You Need To Know About Amazing Almonds

May 29, 2008

Nuts have been shown to be good for you, but did you know that the humble almond is one of the most nutritious of all the nuts?  Read on to find out more about the amazing health benefits that almonds have. Almonds – High in Good Fats Almonds are...

Goji Berries and Goji Juice

Apr 19, 2008

The Goji berry is known as a wonder berry with a whole range of health giving benefits.  It can come in berry form or it can be drunk as a juice.  The berry itself is a dried fruit that is about the same size as a raisin.  It tastes like a cross between...

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