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Benefits of Avocados

Benefits of Avocados
  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Friday 2 May 2014
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Discover some of the amazing benefits of avocado for your health. If you want to lose weight, improve your skin and lower your risks of many life threatening diseases, avocados are often considered as the world’s most perfect food!

Hay fever, a real spring pain

Hay fever, a real spring pain
  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Tuesday 22 April 2014
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From weeds to spores to grass and tree pollens, spring literally is in the air! If you’re subject to hay fever, here are some tips for managing this seasonal allergy so you can enjoy spring instead of just suffering through it.

Benefits of chocolate

Benefits of chocolate
  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Wednesday 16 April 2014
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It’s that time of year again when you eat tonnes of chocolate. Stop feeling guilty! There are numerous great health benefits associated with this delicious treat.

March vegetables and their health benefits

March vegetables and their health benefits
  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Thursday 13 March 2014
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Only two more weeks to go and Spring will finally be here! While there is not an abundance of produce in season during March, there are still some delicious march vegetables filled with great nutritional benefits!

Winter ailments and remedies

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Thursday 16 January 2014
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Winter is the perfect time to catch germs and viruses. Blame it on the cold weather, making people spend more time indoors together. Discover our list of the most annoying winter ailments and tips to get rid of them!

November Vegetables

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Monday 18 November 2013
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Not knowing what to buy can be overwhelming and expensive. However, buying seasonal fruits and veggies is a cheap, healthy and easy way to go grocery shopping. Here is what should be on your November grocery list!

November Fruits

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Friday 15 November 2013
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Buying seasonal fruits and veggies is a cheap, healthy and easy way to go grocery shopping. Here is what should be on your November grocery list!

October Fruits and Veggies

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Friday 4 October 2013
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It is official: Autumn is finally here and we couldn’t be happier about it. We’ll probably miss all the sweet summer berries but we’re going to stay warm with the October fruits and veggies.

Ready for a fish pedicure?

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Friday 20 September 2013
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Today discover this “new trend” which has been quite in vogue for a few years now: the fish pedicure!

September Fruits and veggies

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Monday 16 September 2013
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September is a rich month for lush fruit and veggies. It brings a great harvest of juicy plums, apples, and wild blackberries. It's also a great opportunity tomake preserves with windfall fruits and late summer veggies.

Feel better with Reflexology

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Thursday 12 September 2013
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Reflexology, or zone therapy, eases our small daily pains through pressure applied on certain areas of our body parts such as the hands, feet and ears. A method we invite you to try!

Discover the Amaranth, an edible plant

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Friday 6 September 2013
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Its name, Amaranth, comes from the Greek word Amaranthus meaning “it does not fade”. It is a plant that grows once a year and is found in South America. There are more than sixty different species in the world, some of them edible and others conside

Reset your internal clock with a week of camping!

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Friday 30 August 2013
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More and more scientists argue that modern life disturbs the way we sleep because of our exposure to electric light and a reduced access to sunlight.

Our Selection of August Vegetables

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Monday 12 August 2013
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After looking at our favourite fruits for August, it’s now time for our picks for this month’s top vegetables. What will be serving up fresh from the garden or market?

Our Selection of August Fruits

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Thursday 8 August 2013
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Summer is in full force and many fruits are coming into season. Let’s take a look at our juicy picks for August fruits!

Summer Ailments

  • Juliette Amadis
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  • Friday 12 July 2013
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Insect bites, sunburn, hypothermia. Minor summer injuries are often rarely dangerous but sill unpleasant. Unfortunately, most of them are part of summer’s fun.

Our Selection of July Vegetables

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Tuesday 25 June 2013
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We took a look at our favourite fruits for July. Now, it’s time for vegetables! There are many that are ready for harvesting. We’re going to share our picks for this month’s fresh vegetables!

Our Selection of July Fruits

  • Shannon Harto
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  • Monday 24 June 2013
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Summer is upon us. Whether grown in our gardens or found at our local supermarkets, here are some of our favourite in season fruits for the month of July. These all natural treats will have your taste buds watering!