Detoxing has been practiced for millennia and is all the more important today as we live in an increasingly toxic environment. Choose a detox programme to suit yourself and start your new year clean. Are you hoping for a clean start in the New Year? Detoxification is one of the first steps to take if […]

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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. Let’s take a look at what makes these […]

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A comparison of cow’s, goat’s, soy, rice, oat, almond and coconut milk A recent conversation threw an interesting light on a preconceived idea. A colleague and I were chatting about cow’s milk as part of a human diet, and I expressed the opinion that this milk was meant for cows, not for people. My stance […]

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While milk, or more accurately lactose, intolerance has recently increased in prominence as a problem in the Western diet, things are never as simple as they appear. A recent conversation threw an interesting light on a preconceived idea. A colleague and I were chatting about cow’s milk as part of a human diet, and I […]

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Wholefoods provide us with all the necessary nutrients to maintain good health, and fermented kefir is no exception. This cultured, natural probiotic is tasty and fun to make in the comfort of your own home. Kefir is a cultured, enzyme-rich food filled with friendly micro-organisms that help balance your inner ecosystem. It is a creamy, […]

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Milk, yes good old calcium-rich cow’s milk – what could be healthier? Well, if you are over the age of three, I’d say just about everything. Cow’s milk and the products made from cow’s milk (cheese, cream, etc.) were simply never designed to be consumed by humans. If we open our minds and think about […]

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