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The Do's and Don'ts of Detox

9 Top tips on what to do and what not to do to detox your body, mind and soul. Taking a bit of time away from all the over-rich, over-stimulating food and drink that we consume can be a real health boost. Its a great way to prevent future illness and simply give yourself the love and caring attention you really deserve. Great way to start 2018!

A Nutritionist Guide To Going Vegan

Thinking of trying vegan? Whether it be because you are taking the #veganuary pledge or you are just vegan curious - find out more about the benefits of veganism and how to make sure you get all the nutrition bases covered to stay healthy and well - from Indigo Nutritionist Jenny Tschiesche.

Vegan Carrot, Coriander & Quinoa Burgers Recipe

To celebrate #veganuary 2018 - we've created these vegan & gluten-free burgers, which are easy to make, using the wonderful chia seeds (soaked to make a gel) instead of egg and packed with seeds for protein and satisfaction. They can be frozen or stored in the fridge for up to 3 days so perfect for making before and using later. Really super delicious and a must try for the #veganuary pledgers.

Top 5 Black Foods & Their Amazing Health Benefits

Is Black is the new Green? Superfood trend for 2018? Black foods have good reason to become the next best thing for every healthista as they are simply loaded with antioxidants and essential vitamins and minerals. Ever wondered what makes a blueberry blue? The same pigment that makes black foods black - anthocyanins - one of the most powerful known antioxidants. Discover which black foods you should be eating for optimum nutrition and vibrant health.

Wild Mushroom Chaga Soup Recipe

Take Wild Mushroom Soup to a whole new level by harnessing the power of Chaga Mushroom and using it as soup ingredient! Deep intense mushroom flavours combined with the potent antioxidant effects of this miracle mushroom - this soup is not only warming & delicious it is also an amazingly beneficial health tonic.

11 Herbs for Everyday Living

The College of Naturopathic Medicine share their favourite 11 Herbs for everyday living. These herbs can not only treat common illnesses but will also prevent ill health and positively promote optimum well being. These herbs can be infused and enjoyed as tea, or adding to foods or taken as powders, capsules or tinctures. Find out how you can help yourself and your loved ones the natural way.

Goldenseal & Marigold Emergency Healing Balm

The main ingredient of this healing balm - Goldenseal - is anti-microbial, anti-biotic, anti-inflammatory and astringent. It has a long tradition in Native American culture for the healing of many maladies. This is further boosted by the addition of Marigold, one of nature's all round healing salves and is especially effective as a skin healer.  With creamy coconut oil and the antibacterial properties of beeswax - this salve is a must have in any herbal medicine cabinet!

8 Amazing Benefits of Barleygrass

Barley grass is a nutrient-dense food, with numerous benefits to offer in terms of health. With a history dating back to ancient Greece and Rome, barley grass is rich in vitamins, minerals and other beneficial nutrients. Whether consumed in the form of powder or as juice, it can bring relief from a wide range of health problems and help you feel better than ever. Keep on reading and discover ten amazing benefits of barley grass. And, remember, nutrient-dense foods can be used to maintain the best possible state of health.

Green Glow Smoothie Bowl Recipe

Start your day with this distinctive Green Glow Smoothie Bowl, bursting with essential nutrition, vitamins & minerals. Combining our immune boosting superfood powders - Supergreens, Barleygrass, Turmeric & Kale - with fresh fruit makes for a beautifully fresh bowl of goodness and you will definately feel fulfilled & powerful after demolishing this!

Top Ten Adaptogen Foods & Herbs For Wellbeing & Balance

A guide to the top ten adaptogen foods & herbs. These plants help the body do just that - adapt to stress - by acting like buffers against the stress response. Including adaptogen foods & herbs in your daily diet can help bring about balance and well being. Find out which foods & herbs are stress busting and give them a go for a happier healthier 2018!

Brain Boosting Hot Chocolate with Brain Boosting Mushrooms Recipe

This drink is nourishing, restorative and invigorating. Unlike a traditional hot chocolate recipe, this recipe is loaded with brain-boosting superfoods and the warming stress-busting power of medicinal mushrooms with incredible health benefits. The pure unprocessed cacao powder provides plenty of antioxidants and the almond butter brings a satisfying, smooth texture. - with warming spices and just a spoonful of syrup to create a flavour of caramel undertones. Made with plant milk as a base its completely dairy-free and utterly delicious.
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