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Trading Aspirin for Asparagus: A Prescription for Healthy Food

An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Do you believe this old saying? If we, as a state, ate a healthier diet, would we experience fewer issues, and probably spend a lot less on healthcare? If that logic follows, shouldn’t we be trading Cortlands for Cortisone? Asparagus for aspirin? The rubber is starting to […]

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HEALTHY FOOD HACKS FOR BUSY PEOPLE

In an ideal world, it would be amazing to have the time, access and the budget to get all the healthy food that we need. But we understand that some people (including us) are super busy so it can be hard to factor in time to food prep every week. So we’ve listed some simple […]

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10 Health Benefits Of Ginger That Are Seriously Impressive

Apparently ginger is a starring ingredient in many green juices for good reason. While the ancient root has long been touted a sick-day panacea in traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine, the overall health benefits of ginger are wide-ranging, according to Karen Ansel, R.D.N. and author of Healing Superfoods for Anti-Aging: Stay Younger Live Longer. Not […]

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8 Incredible Benefits of Mangosteen, The Queen of Fruits

Also referred to as the Queen of Fruits, and the Food of the Gods, Mangosteen is the sweet and tangy fruit grown in various parts of South-East Asia like Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. It also happens to be the national fruit of Thailand. Purple in colour, the fruit has a white fleshy pulp, segmented with […]

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10 Foods To Boost Your Brainpower

Eating well is good for your mental as well as your physical health. But which foods are particularly important to keep your grey matter happy and healthy? Whether you want to optimise your nutrition during exam season or simply want to stay sharp in your next work meeting, paying attention to your diet can really […]

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5 Surprising Benefits of Passion Fruit

Passion fruit, commonly known as Granadilla or ‘Krishna Phal, in India is a vine species native to Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina. The fruit has been named after its flower which comes from one of the hundred species of the passion flower. Passion fruit is a type of berry which is sweet-sour, highly aromatic and seedy. […]

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Solo parents struggle for healthy food

Many families, including single-parent households of all incomes, are struggling to put healthy food on the table, a report has revealed. The WA Health Department-funded Food Access and Cost Survey found the average cost of a healthy food basket rose almost 3 per cent, from $565 to $581 a fortnight, between 2010 and 2013. The […]