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Natural Nutrition

See how food nourishes the body and soul. We round up fresh, organic foods and seasonal favorites. Get the nutritional lowdown, recipes, and practical cooking advice. Discover our Juicing Column and Chef’s Corner.

Chocolate and Coffee – the good, the bad & the ugly

By |July 25th, 2021|Categories: Natural Nutrition|Tags: , |

Chocolate and coffee provide a luxurious and indulgent element in the lives of many. Some call them foods, others drugs; some deem them to be healthy, others a risk. Whatever your perspectives, these two products, each derived from a bean of sorts, provide endless fascination and debate.

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The udder truth about cow’s milk

By |February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Natural Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We have an enormous love affair with cow’s milk in all its forms – cheese, butter, yoghurt, cream, ice-cream, condensed milk and more. It is a food woven into the fabric, and into official dietary guidelines, of Western society. Cow’s milk was once the traditional symbol of purity and nutrition, but most milk today is not the same wholesome product our grandparents knew. Today benefits of drinking cow’s milk seem to be outweighed by the potential health risks associated with poor-quality, processed and contaminated milk, and by the debilitating symptoms resulting from cow’s milk allergy.

Healthy eating while traveling is possible!

By |September 17th, 2020|Categories: Natural Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , |

Airline food, Big Macs and dubious restaurants can make traveling a daunting prospect if you take healthy eating seriously. But if you’re properly prepared your trip will be fun and relaxing and you will keep well and have all the energy you need to enjoy it to the full. Here is Jill Fraser Halkett’s personal plan of action.

The Benefits of a Raw Food Diet

By |January 8th, 2018|Categories: Natural Nutrition|Tags: , , , , |

The boom for the raw foods industry is not limited to the grocery store aisles. Juice shops are opening in cities across the country, promoting the benefits of consuming raw, fresh-pressed fruits and vegetables. Bottled, unpasteurised juices are becoming more readily available at mainstream stores and even coffee shop chains.

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The Problem with Grain Consumption

By |November 10th, 2017|Categories: Natural Nutrition|Tags: , |

If you support the idea that ‘bread is the staff of life’, you may change your mind after examining some facts about how it can affect the human gut, as well as other body systems. Even high-fibre or wholegrains may contain some surprising substances that don’t do the body any good.

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Got to love Lentils

By |August 30th, 2017|Categories: Natural Nutrition|Tags: |

Lentils are a most versatile and inexpensive food, and so easy to prepare. Low in calories and fat, cholesterol free and a rich source of iron, protein, vitamins, minerals and soluble fibre, they are also one of the healthiest foods in the world.

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