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Why Is Ginger-Carrot Juice So Healthy

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 28 December 2021
Why Is Ginger-Carrot Juice So Healthy
About the Chief Ingredients
Ginger and carrot can improve your health in many ways. Carrots
Carrots have been used across many cultures for centuries in the form of soups and juices due to their natural sweetness and health properties. Some other important benefits of consuming carrots are: Carrots are a good source of carotenoids, namely, beta-carotene, which is the pro-vitamin form of vitamin A and the antioxidants lutein and zeaxanthin. (1) Carotenoids have been associated with immune...
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FLOURLESS RASPBERRY CAKE WITH PINK ROSE PETALS

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 26 December 2021
FLOURLESS RASPBERRY CAKE WITH PINK ROSE PETALS
Shades of pink have filled the month of October in honour of Breast Cancer Awareness, and we invite you to join us in the fight against breast cancer to raise awareness and funds for all women and men that are affected by the disease.  This recipe can be replicated during the Christmas holiday period Ingredients 200g fresh raspberries
12 eggs
400g xylitol
500g almond meal
2 tsp baking powder
¼ tsp pink salt2 tbsp lemon juice, strained GARNISH
Seeds of 1 pomegranate or can...
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Microbiota May Predict Success on Low FODMAP Diet

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 17 December 2021
Microbiota May Predict Success on Low FODMAP Diet
Two distinct gut microbiota subtypes showed an enhanced clinical response to a low FODMAP diet in an analysis of 41 adults with irritable bowel syndrome. The onset of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) often appears during cancer chemotherapy and it has a significant impact on quality of life. For some patients, a  low FODMAP (fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols) diet represents a great relief.   The low FODMAP diet limits prebiotic fibr...
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Try This Simple and Delicious Smoothie During Cancer Treatments

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 12 December 2021
Try This Simple and Delicious Smoothie During Cancer Treatments
Smoothies are made by combining ingredients in a blender. Nothing gets processed out of a smoothie. You drink everything you put in. This means that smoothies are full of fibre. Fibre can help to keep you full longer and will keep your blood sugar stable. Smoothies are easy to sip – especially on days that you don’t feel like eating. They’re full of nutrients, vitamins, and healthy fruits and vegetables. If you choose ingredients with healthy fats and protein, your smoo...
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The 5 Beneficial Effects of Bone Broth

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 5 November 2021
The 5 Beneficial Effects of Bone Broth
Drinking at least one cup of bone broth every day, can be beneficial during cancer healing. 1.) Bone broth is a super-food: it contains the amino acid arginine (essential for immune system and liver function), glutamine (which helps with metabolism), and glycine (which aids in glutathione production and also quality of sleep).  2.) Bone broth contains collagen. The collagen content in the soup bones will break down into gelatin in the broth. This is why when you put the broth in the re...
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