Have you ever been in a situation where you pull something out of the fridge or pantry, planning on cooking it for dinner when you notice the date on it has passed? Do you always second guess the best before date or the use-by-date?
Before I start with all the formal information, I would like to state that I was a big believer in probiotics and used them regularly. However after reading up on probiotics and some of the results found from various studies, I am not so sure anymore, if they are worth the $$$ or the effort. … Continue reading My gut feeling about Probiotics.
We might be slow off the bat to release this post but as a blogger, I didn’t feel it right to release a post about a craze in eating until I have all the facts. So here goes… The theory is, intermittent fasting is great at teaching your body to use the foods you consume … Continue reading Intermittent fasting – the good, the bad, the ugly.
Have you ever heard of elderberries being used to fight the common cold? Elderberries are a very powerful fruit that have been eaten and used as a medicine for thousands of years. Way back when, it was used to fight herpes outbreaks, for inflammation and upper respiratory infections. Nowadays you will even find them in … Continue reading Elderberry Syrup, the key to the common cold!
My friend sent me a message today, asking if her ACV (Apple Cider Vinegar) was bad. After looking at her photos I really couldn’t tell. I then thought to myself, “Can ACV even go bad?” “Wait, how long has mine been in the cupboard”. So of course, I had to investigate.
While probiotics and prebiotics sound the same, they are very different from one another and serve different roles in our body. Both, Probiotics and prebiotics have very important roles to play in the gut. We have tried to keep our explanations below simple to describe the two differences. PROBIOTICS Probiotics are beneficial live bacteria that … Continue reading Probiotics VS Prebiotics
Argh!!! School holidays and Winter are not the best combination. Kids get fidgety and restless. Parents get cabin fever and the constant sentence of “I'm bored" are ringing in your ears. How do you escape this without spending an arm and a leg? Well, we are here with a simple (but somewhat messy) solution. Oobleck! … Continue reading Oobleck! Gluten Free Fun.
I never used to believe in adrenal fatigue, that was until about five years ago. I started using essential oils and attended a very informative workshop and I kid you not, when the consultant stood in front of us there and explained the symptoms of adrenal fatigue; I could have sworn she was talking about me.
Ingredient lists these days are very important to a lot of people, and for good reasons. Whether you suffer from a food allergy or just want to know what you are eating; the ingredients list is an essential part of any food product. It allows you to know exactly what is in food and whether or not you can/want to eat something due to its contents.
Did you know that if we collected all the coffee cups used each year in Australia and lined them all up, they would stretch around the world, not once but twice!?