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Kale Spinach Smoothie

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 3 October 2021
Kale Spinach Smoothie
This delicious kale and spinach smoothie tastes amazing and is loaded with nutrition thanks to the mango or pineapple, almond milk, spinach, kale and vegan protein powder. Enjoy this creamy green smoothie for a healthy breakfast or nutrient-dense snack anytime of day. FEATURES dietary: vegan, gluten-free, no added sugar contains 2 servings of fruits and 2 servings of green vegetables high in protein and fibre, rich in vitamin C, vitamin A and vitamin K easy to customise with...
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Chicken Noodle Soup

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 1 October 2021
Chicken Noodle Soup
Classic chicken noodle soup is pure comfort food. Thankfully, our recipe is so easy you can even make it tonight! Chicken noodle soup is one of the easiest soups to make. The ingredients are simple and inexpensive. Ingredients:
1 fresh chicken or 1 kg of chicken legs
4 L water
1 onion, diced
2 carrots, diced
2 sticks of celery, diced
3 bay leaves
1 tsp of peppercorns
2 cm knob of ginger, grated
2-3 garlic cloves, crushed
2 stalks of lemongrass, bruised
Vegetables – Asian greens, small ...
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Plant-Based Diets Decrease Prostate Cancer Risk

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 29 September 2021
Plant-Based Diets Decrease Prostate Cancer Risk
Not long ago, treating prostate cancer – and many diseases, for that matter – was seen as solely a doctor’s job. Today, it's well understood that patients can do a lot to prevent and manage disease – and often, that starts with nutrition. The focus has changed from, "Let’s treat this cancer" to, "Let’s treat the cancer in the person's context as a whole". This view is shared by Lorelei Mucci, an associate professor of epi...
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Which is Healthier: Chicken or Tofu?

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 28 August 2021
Which is Healthier: Chicken or Tofu?
Tofu is a staple in many Asian cuisines and is made from fermented soybeans. Whether you enjoy it simply steamed or consider it a blank canvas to work on, one thing we can all agree on is that it’s a smart choice when building a balanced, plant-based plate. Per serving, tofu contains about 8 g of protein and 4 g of fat, as well as calcium, iron, zinc, magnesium (which also supports healthy blood pressure levels), and potassium—a mineral that function as an electrolyte to h...
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Apples Anyone?

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 15 August 2021
Apples Anyone?
It's a saying as old as time, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away". Over the years, many have questioned the validity of this well-known statement. Can one piece of fruit be the key to keeping healthy and well? While the debate may never truly be settled, researchers from the University of Perugia (Italy) found that people who frequently eat fruit often have fewer tumours. Apples are one of the fruits that boast a large amount of dietary fibre and polyphenol compounds th...
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