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Healthier Alternatives to Cereal

By Amanda Love | Feb 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But did you know that despite cereal flooding the shelves at your supermarket, cereal isn’t as healthy as marketing makes it out to be? Unless you are eating good quality muesli each morning with some fruit, then cereal is not going to be giving you the…

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The Optimal Foods to Eat For Breakfast When You’re in Menopause

By Amanda Love | Feb 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

During menopause women tend to gain weight. While this isn’t great it’s pretty common and there are many reasons why. Two reasons why women gain weight during menopause… Reason #1 Reduced muscle mass. Muscle mass uses energy (burns calories) so when we have less of it the body burns less energy overall, leading to weight…

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Food Preservatives

By Amanda Love | Feb 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

A food preservative is a substance added to foods to make them last longer; to “preserve” them. Preservatives are added to foods that go bad quickly and have found themselves in all kinds of products in our grocery stores. Preservatives work to preserve food in a few different ways. Some prevent the growth of bacteria…

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Why chewing your food properly is important for your overall health and wellbeing

By Amanda Love | Feb 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Did you know that you should chew your food a minimum 15 times before swallowing. In some cases upwards of 30-40 times! When it comes to chewing your food a good rule of thumb is to chew till food has turned to liquid and well-mixed with saliva; a piece of hard vegetable will take longer…

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What Does It Mean To Be Gluten Free?

By Amanda Love | Jan 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

What Does It Mean To Be Gluten Free? These days, more and more food manufacturers are providing gluten-free alternatives of their products, from bagels up to pasta. However, the prevalence has led to a lot of misconceptions. The term “gluten free” is widely linked with being healthy, but often in the sense of a dieting…

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