Juicing For Health – What Are The Benefits?

Juicing provides a quick, easy, tasty and convenient way to increase our consumption of fruits and vegetables. Nutritionist agree that we should all be eating 5 to 9 servings of fresh fruits and vegetables every day. But how many of us actually meet the daily recommended minimum? Often our fast-paced and busy lifestyles get in…

Read More

Raw Food – A Complete Beginners Guide To Going Raw

SO WHAT IS A LIVING / RAW FOOD DIET? Raw food is a diet of uncooked fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds. Raw food contains intense nutrients and enzymes. In general, the act of heating food above 47 degrees celsius destroys valuable enzymes and vitamins. Since digestion depends on enzymes, the body must produce these lost…

Read More

The Benefits Of Sprouts And Microgreens

Bursting with nutritional benefits and flavour, and high in antioxidants, sprouts are a great source of fibre, protein, vitamins and minerals. They can be eaten raw or added to almost anything you can eat – your salad, stir fry, omelette, sandwich, cereal, juice or smoothie! Sprouts are consumed very early in their growth cycle. Having…

Read More

Why Drink Alkaline Water?

Did You Know? Our bodies are approximately 70% water so the quality and alkalinity of our drinking water is vital to our health. Consuming meat and processed foods leave an acidic residue which becomes solid waste and build up our body. The only way our body neutralises acidic waste is through alkaline minerals such as…

Read More

What Are Antioxidants And Where Do The Come From?

We often hear about antioxidants being good for us, but what exactly are they, why do we need them and where do we get them? What are antioxidants? Antioxidants are protective molecules that neutralize free radicals and protect the body from damage. They help defend the body by feeding electrons to the free radicals, which…

Read More

AUSTRALIAN OBESITY – MORE THAN 16 MILLION AUSTRALIANS

Obesity is a haven for free radicals. With a death toll that comes second only to smoking, obesity as a contributing factor to death now claims nearly 300,000 lives each year in the US. The alarming increase in obesity is not limited to North America. In Japan, the prevalence of obesity in men has doubled…

Read More

The benefits of microgreens

Bursting with nutritional benefits and flavour, and high in antioxidants, sprouts are a great source of fibre, protein, vitamins and minerals. They can be eaten raw or added to almost anything you can eat – your salad, stir fry, omelette, sandwich, cereal, juice or smoothie! Sprouts are consumed very early in their growth cycle. Having accumulated…

Read More

Completeness

While it is theoretically possible to obtain all your nutritional needs from the foods you eat, research shows that most people in developed countries – particularly those where the westernised diet is the dominant one – don’t even come close to meeting the daily nutritional intake of essential nutrients. There is a big difference between…

Read More

Vitamin and Supplement review

The human body is a complex organism that requires a full complement of essential vitamins, minerals and antioxidants for optimal performance. When taken together in balanced amounts, these nutrients provide the foundation to living a long healthy life. The world of nutritional supplements is a confusing landscape for most people. Arcane terminologies, metric measures and…

Read More

Buckwheat sprout benefits

Buckwheat sprouts are among the most tender and delicious of all sprouted seeds. Perfect in salads, sandwiches, and as a garnish. Packed full of essential vitamins and minerals. Rich in fibre. Aid in weight loss Prevents gallstone formation Helps to regulate blood sugar, making it ideal for sufferers of diabetes Minimises cholesterol in the body….

Read More
The health benefits of quinoa

The health benefits of quinoa

Quinoa is one of the most complete foods on earth – offering as it does, a broad spectrum of amino acids, vitamins and minerals. A complete protein! – Containing all nine essential amino acids. High in riboflavin – Which boost energy metabolism in the brain, helping to keep you alert and migraine free. Quinoa’s saponins…

Read More
The health benefits of fenugreek

The health benefits of fenugreek

The use of fenugreek seed and leaf, as a medicine, can be traced back as far 1500bc, in ancient Egypt. A true superfood, fenugreek is highly nutritious – high in vitamin A, C, with the complete B complex, and rich in phyto-chemicals – substances resembling hormones. Fenugreek is high in the phospholipid lecithin, a key…

Read More

What Is Wheatgrass?

Wheatgrass is the luscious green grass that comes from the very young wheat plant. It is harvested early when it is young, vibrant and full of rich green chlorophyll. If left to grow, it forms a shaft of wheat and produces a grain ñ a very different food altogether. When the grass is squeezed, a…

Read More

Why Sprout?

Sprouting seeds are consumed very early in its growth cycle. In approximately 2-5 days, your sprouters will produce sprouts ready to consume. In its early stage of the cycle, sprouts accumulate massive amounts of energy which will soon power a rapid growth spurt. It is this energy that is captured in the sprouts as protein…

Read More

The benefits of juicing

Juicing provides a quick, easy, tasty and convenient way to increase our consumption of fruits and vegetables. Nutritionist agree that we should all be eating 5 to 9 servings of fresh fruits and vegetables every day. But how many of us actually meet the daily recommended minimum? Often our fast-paced and busy lifestyles get in…

Read More

Wheatgrass Benefits Are Amazing

Feel Amazing with a Daily Shot of Wheatgrass Wheatgrass is one of the few foods that actively works with the natural processes in our bodies to remove harmful toxins and restore the body to health.  Here are some of the many benefits of wheatgrass… The top 10 health benefits of wheatgrass Dramatically increases energy and…

Read More

Juice fasting. Better know as juice feasting

Juice fasting is the ideal way to cleanse your body, increase your weight loss and achieve great health. Essentially, a juice fast is when only fruit and vegetable juice is consumed over a period of time ranging from 3 day fasts, 10 day fasts, 30 day fasts and even 100 day fasts. You will notice the enormous benefits of…

Read More
Even More benefits wheatgrass has to offer

Even More benefits wheatgrass has to offer

Wheatgrass is one of natures most alkaline foods, containing over 90 essential minerals! Including high doses of the most alkaline elements – Potassium, calcium, sodium and magnesium. Vitamins too – A rich source of beta-carotene, vitamin A, C, H, K, along with the complete B complex and 19 essential amino acids – wheatgrass is a…

Read More
Broccoli Sprouts

Broccoli Sprouts

New broccoli sprout study shows benefits carry into the offspring’s adulthood. Eating broccoli sprouts during pregnancy may provide your kids with life-long protection against cardiovascular disease. The benefits of broccoli sprouts -Broccoli packs a powerful punch to bladder cancer cells, according to new information from Ohio State University. -Broccoli sprouts may bolster the body’s defences…

Read More

A bit about sunflower sprouts

Sunflower sprouts, grown as a micro-herb, are juicy and delicious – Perfect in salads, or juiced with fresh fruit and vegetables. High in selenium, A proven anti-carcinogen, sunflower sprouts guard against cell damage, and help curb the development of cancer cells in the body. Rich in the minerals calcium, magnesium and copper. All vital to…

Read More

Wheatgrass powder versus fresh wheatgrass

Although Australian Wheatgrass believes fresh is best, we understand how busy life can be. If you don’t have time to juice fresh fruit and vegetables, our nutrient enriched health powders are the next best thing. Super Foods, Super Fast – Fruit and vegetable powders provide a quick, tasty and convenient way to increase our consumption…

Read More