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What You Need To Know & How to Spot Hidden Sources
September 4, 2020
Sugar

Sugar: The Bittersweet Truth

In this guide I’ll explore the good, the bad and the ugly of sugar. As with most topics that appear in the media, sugar was front and center for a decent period of time. It […]
July 2, 2020

Your Guide To Lectins, Phytates & Oxalates

You’re in Africa on a safari, and the game-ranger brings the vehicle to a grinding halt. There’s a lion chasing an antelope at full speed, just ahead of the vehicle. As they dart across the […]
June 25, 2020
A Gluten guide: What is it, why it is bad for some people, and gluten-free diets.

A Gluten Guide

Although most government guidelines in the USA and Europe advise people to eat adequate amounts of grains each day, it’s important to know that these grains often contain ‘antinutrients’ such as gluten and lectins that […]
June 16, 2020
Your Guide To Antinutrients from Plants

Your Guide To Antinutrients from Plants

Wait, what? Antinutrients? Yes, there is such a thing, and they’re so appropriately named because they oppose the action of essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals in our diet by blocking our body’s ability to digest, […]
May 29, 2020
Apple cider vinegar benefits

A Beginner’s Guide To Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar has become all the craze lately. This new hype is actually ‘old news’ as apple cider vinegar is one of the oldest known natural health remedies, and has been used medicinally for […]
April 14, 2020
Mushrooms benefits and supplements

The Wonderful World of Mushrooms

No doubt you’ve heard of the wonderful, and colorful world of ‘magic mushrooms’ but what’s even more fascinating is the powerful world of ‘medicinal mushrooms’. Now, I am not going to be talking about the […]
April 6, 2020
Vitamin C Supplement

Vitamin C

Chemical name: Ascorbic acid It is water soluble. Deficiency: may cause megaloblastic anemia, scurvy, connective tissue deterioration Good sources include: fresh fruit and vegetables – the Kakadu plum and the camu camu fruit have the […]
March 11, 2020
Keto diet for women

Keto diet: Is it different for women? A guide

  Check here part 1 of this article where we cover fasting for women. The ketogenic diet & women There is so much hype around the keto diet, and for good reason! It shows promising […]
March 10, 2020
Fasting and Keto Guide for Women (1)

Fasting: Is it different for women? A guide

Most people are striving to achieve some sort of weight-loss goal, to perform at a higher level or to simply slow down the dreaded aging process. Whether that is driven by a personal goal, or […]
February 17, 2020
Supplements to take during a fast

What Supplements Can I Take On A Fast?

There are many opinions out there about what supplements are acceptable to take during a fast. Although many supplements are unlikely to ‘break your fast’, some are absorbed best by the body when taken with […]