While items in the health food aisle have been specially chosen and categorised as healthy – what if marketing is not what it seems? What if those ‘healthy’ items are not as healthy as they claim to be?

Author: Alyce Cimino   Date Posted: 16 October 2018


To discuss the different types of fish oils and their benefits, it’s important to delve into omega-3 fatty acids as they are the component of fish oil that provide benefits.

Author: Jillian Foster   Date Posted: 9 October 2018


Recent media coverage has revealed that some of the honey brands sold in supermarkets are not 100% pure honey. Independent testing has found that many contain adulterated honey. What is adulterated honey? And how do you know if you are eating real honey?

Author: Jillian Foster   Date Posted: 18 September 2018


Mushrooms have been used as medicine for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine - some were believed to promote longevity and even immortality! So how can mushrooms benefit our health these days?

Author: Angelique Bone   Date Posted: 19 June 2018

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For centuries vinegar has been used as a natural home remedy and was traditionally used to preserve food. Apple cider vinegar has been promoted to alleviate many common health problems, however along with health benefits; there are also many beauty...

Author: Jillian Foster   Date Posted: 5 June 2018


We might all have fond memories of lavender wafting out of grandma’s house; however there are many lavender oil benefits you may not know of, making it a wonderful kitchen remedy. Here we look at the current research of lavender oil uses...

Author: Jillian Foster   Date Posted: 3 April 2018

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I can assure you I’m not! Vitamin E is a great ingredient in any cosmetic product, not just ours. But let me tell you why ours is one of the best on the market.

Author: Angela Fleming   Date Posted: 6 February 2018


It’s no wonder that Turmeric is incredibly popular, with the anti-inflammatory, digestive and vascular benefits it is attributed with. We decided to share some of our favourite ways to boost our daily intake of turmeric.

Author: Emily Seddon   Date Posted: 4 November 2016

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To support heart health we know that we need regular exercise and a nutritious diet. Many herbs and nutrients also have beneficial effects on the heart health, often due to their antioxidant properties or their impact on cholesterol and blood pressure.

Author: ANCP   Date Posted: 1 May 2016


Cold and Flu season is coming and we all know prevention is better than cure. Foods that are high in Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Zinc, as well as Pre/Probiotic foods are all important for the regulation of the body’s immune response, to fend off the lurgy.

Author: Corinne Bett   Date Posted: 21 April 2016


This impressive superfood is not only a delicious and healthy way to add flavour to your favourite recipes, it's also extremely versatile. Here are some ways you can make coconut oil a part of your daily routine.

Author: ANCP   Date Posted: 14 April 2015


Turmeric has also been used medicinally for thousands of years for numerous health conditions. Research has now shown that Curcumin (one of the active ingredients in turmeric) has a major anti-inflammatory and pain relieving action.

Author: ANCP   Date Posted: 10 July 2014


Coconut flour is a natural food product. It is made when whole coconuts are juiced for coconut milk. It's very different from grain flours and nut flours and has unique traits that can make cooking with it both a challenge and a reward.

Author: ANCP   Date Posted: 13 May 2014


You may have increasingly heard of chia seeds as a health food. But why are they so popular? Not only are they crammed full of nutrients, their high protein content and ability to swell with the addition of liquid makes them an appetite buster.

Author: ANCP   Date Posted: 29 April 2014


Have you ever wanted to use an oil that was actually good for you? An oil that you could fry in and not worry about the negative impact heat would have? An oil that you could use for just about everything, everyday? You should consider coconut oil!

Author: ANCP   Date Posted: 22 April 2014