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5 Natural Moisturisers to Keep Your Skin Healthy in Winter

May 25, 2020

As fall transitions to winter, notice how the weather affects the health of your skin. Does it feel dry, dull and even itchy at times? These are telltale signs of the approaching winds and low temperature. So let’s arm the largest organ of our bodies...

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...

Healthy, Natural Mineral Makeup: Be beautiful the natural way

Apr 03, 2020

Are you looking for a kind of makeup that actually benefits your skin?  Why not consider mineral makeup?  Mineral makeup is the latest addition to a new beauty culture  that is dedicated to healthier, more natural living. What is Mineral Makeup?

Organic Skincare Products: Why Use Them?

Mar 08, 2020

Skincare is an important part of any beauty regime but it doesn’t mean that you are limited to the products offered by the major beauty retailers.  There are natural and organic alternatives available that do not use harmful chemicals, and may actually...

GM Food 101: What are GM foods?

Jul 15, 2019

What are GM foods? Foods derived from genetically modified organisms are called "GM foods". All of the GM foods approved so far are from GM plants, for example corn plants with a gene that makes them resistant to insect attack, or soybeans with a modified...

Organic Farming 101: What you need to know

Jul 08, 2019

What is organic farming? Organic farming uses a holistic farming approach. Modern organic farming can be defined as "a whole farm management system where natural biology and balanced soils give sustainable yields without synthetic chemicals or forced...

Organic Certification in Australia

Jul 03, 2019

Organic certification is a method to ensure that the product being purchased is genuinely organic.  Organic certification is certified by an organic certifying group in order to ensure that the organic business complies with national and international...

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...

What is Spelt Bread?

May 06, 2019

Have you seen spelt bread at the bakery - or the corner café - and are wondering what it actually is? Well wonder no more. We've got all the much-kneaded answers here (see what we did there?) From "What is spelt bread?" to "Is spelt flour made from...

The Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Mar 20, 2019

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a healthy elixir. This is, as long as you use it correctly.  For decades, it has seen claims that it can cure anything from hiccups to whiten teeth.  Whether or not it's capable of all of living up to its claims, there...

Basics of GM Foods in Australia

Jan 09, 2019

You would be surprised to know how much of your food is genetically modified.  Foods derived from genetically modified organisms are called GM foods. This means that some of the foods found in your local supermarket include ingredients that have been...

5 Health Benefits of Olive Oil

Jan 07, 2019

Recent studies have confirmed the healthy role the Mediterranean diet has on heart health and the importance it also has on general health and well being. Olive oil is high in monounsaturated fatty acids, so can help lower your "bad" LDL cholesterol.

How Healthy is Fish and What are Its Health Benefits?

Dec 26, 2018

In fish lie a range of varying health benefits. They are high in protein and important omega 3 fatty acids, which are known as the good fats. These fats are known as essential fatty acids as the body cannot make significant amounts and therefore must...

What is Quark and Is it Healthy?

Dec 25, 2018

For a few years now, a fat-free cheese known as quark has been hailed as a "superfood", with many advocates advising switching Greek yoghurt for the dairy food. But is quark healthy, and how should you eat it? Quark 101: What is Quark? Quark has been...

What is Cactus Water, and Should You Try It?

Oct 10, 2018

What is Cactus Water, and Should You Try It? Move over coconut water, because cactus water is the new ‘it drink’. But does it live up to the hype? And should you give it a try? How is cactus water made? Cactus water comes from prickly pear cactus.

What are Natural Antiseptics?

Sep 10, 2018

Do you need an antiseptic around the home but loath to use potent antiseptic agents? There are some extremely effective natural antiseptics that are great for a wide range of applications. Natural antiseptics can treat internal problems, skin and even...

Everything You Need to Know About Matcha

Sep 05, 2018

Matcha is quickly becoming a fashion drink. But what is it about this green tea that makes it a much sought-after ingredient in the wellness sector. Is it an actual health boost that should be integrated into your daily regimen, or is it all just a fad?

Korean Ginseng 101: What is Korean Ginseng?

Aug 22, 2018

What is Korean ginseng? For thousands of years, Korean ginseng is a perennial herb that has been used as a natural antidote for several illnesses. The root of the Korean ginseng is the only part that contains health giving qualities. It is said that...

Why Drink Lemon Myrtle Tea?

Aug 18, 2018

Lemon myrtle leaves are among the traditional ingredients used in Australia and that have also become popular around the world in the form of lemon myrtle tea. Aside from the flavour, there are also a lot of health benefits that would make you want...

5 Surprising Facts About Fruit and Vegetables

Aug 15, 2018

We all love to eat fruit, and vegetables... mostly. They are surprisingly awesome and exist in nature providing unique goodness and deliciousness. Fruit and veggies exist in nature so they can reproduce. They are colourful, unique and come in conveniently...

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