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60 WAYS TURMERIC CAN HEAL YOU, HEAD TO TOE

60 WAYS TURMERIC CAN HEAL YOU, HEAD TO TOE

As we start seeing the end of the year loom into view, we begin to think about the golden hope of the year to come. It is always awesome to be given a new slate, and we always have our health at the top of the list of things we want to improve upon. And right at the head of our health list: TURMERIC! Of course.   Turmeric, hand in hand with her power sister, curcumin, brings so many wonderful benefits as an inflammation fighter and a powerful antioxidant. And this is just the start of turmeric’s benefits. Whether the...

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TURMERIC AND ARTHRITIS… WHAT ARTHRITIS?

TURMERIC AND ARTHRITIS… WHAT ARTHRITIS?

TURMERIC AND ARTHRITIS… WHAT ARTHRITIS? There’s usually a ‘good’ side to anything and a ‘bad’ side to it too. That’s one of the neat complexities in life. And also, when it becomes imbalanced, a “good” thing usually starts getting not-so-good. You know the saying: ”too much of a good thing”? Well, the same is true for our physical bodies! We know that too much sugar will make us gain weight and not feel good. Why? Because when we overdo it, there’s too much of it for our bodies to process at one time and it becomes toxic to our systems....

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MARVELOUS MACA, ROOTED IN HEALING

MARVELOUS MACA, ROOTED IN HEALING

High up in the mountains of Peru grows a root that is a cousin to the radish and parsnip; Maca Root.  The Peruvians have used Maca for years as a food source as well as a medicinal source. Maca Root comes in a variety of colours; including black, white, red and yellow.  In the last few years, Maca Root has gained popularity around the globe due to its high nutritional make-up and its specific healing properties. It is most cherished for the energy enhancing properties and its “mood balancing” support.  Specifically, Maca Root contains: Phytonutrients Amino Acids Fatty Acids Trace...

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HIBISCUS HEALING: THE REAL FLOWER POWER!

HIBISCUS HEALING: THE REAL FLOWER POWER!

 Roses are red, Hibiscus are too, But can roses do all these super-flowers do?  Hibiscus Sudariffa infusions are made with the vibrant red roselle part of the flower and are drunk around the world as a tea or cold drink. It is so packed with taste it is used as a natural flavoring in the food industry, and thanks to the gorgeous red colour it is also used for the making of cocktails, cool-drinks, and sweets.  Hibiscus is much loved for its bright red colour and tart tangy taste and is traditionally complemented by other herbs and spices like mint,...

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