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Why do we need fibre in our diet?

Do you experience regular digestive issues? If so, you're not alone - around 50% of us report having stomach problems. The question is whether it's the normal comings and goings of your gut or whether you are suffering from poor gut health. A normal functioning gut needs plenty of good bacteria and a wide variety of good these good gut flora such as bacteria, viruses, yeasts and fungi, which is called the microbiome. Your microbiome houses trillions of microorganisms, and if they aren't happy, neither are you. Your microbiome is as individual as you are and it plays an important role in your health and can influence your weight, ability to focus, energy levels, emotions, sleep patterns, physical pain...


Red Lentil Dahl

Serves 6 Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil or coconut oil2 diced onions3 finely chopped garlic cloves1 tbsp grated fresh ginger1 finely chopped red chilli or 1/2 tsp dried chilli flakes1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp coriander 1/2 tsp mustard1 tsp garam masala2 tsp ground tumeric1 cup (200g) dried red lentils, rinsed well1 can diced tomatoes1 can coconut milk2 cups of vegetable brothJuice of 1/2 to 1 lemon2 large handfuls of fresh spinach Heat the oil in a large pan, add the garlic, ginger and red chilli and cook for a few minutes.Next add all the spices and cook for another minute.Add the lentils, tomatoes coconut milk and veggie broth and stir to combine. At this point sometimes I add more canned tomatoes once all is combined, just...


Have you checked your B12?

It seems that B12 is the buzzword right now, but what is B12, why is it so important and how do you know if you're getting enough? The role of B12 (or cobalamin) comes right down to your DNA production which is the genetic blueprint for your health and for the proper functioning of your central nervous system. In a nutshell, B12 works together as a team with the other B-group vitamins to convert your food into energy.  Without B12 you can have a body packed-full of nutrients but no key to access them leaving you feeling very ordinary. Symptoms can arise that you've never experienced before.  Suddenly, the shopping can feel heavier than usual, or you may be experiencing some tingling or numbness in your hands or...

Why You Need Coconut Oil in your Life

“Coconut Oil kills 93% of colon cancer cells after two days of treatment.  A recent laboratory study has shown that lauric acid (lauric acid makes about half of the content of coconut oil) eliminated 90% of colon cancer cells after two days of treatment” as stated by the HealthandLove blog. Apoptosis is a process in your body which removes damaged cells.  Short-chain fatty acids induce apoptosis in colon cancer cells associated with changes to intracellular redox state and glucose metabolism,  (Matthews GM, et al.  Chemotherapy 2012).  The HealthandLove page goes on to say “What is interesting is that lauric acid contaminated cancer cells by releasing intense oxidative stress and by effectively reducing the levels of glutathione in cancer cells at the same time.  Glutathione is used by...