Homemade lozenges – ginger, honey & elderberry

homemade lozenges

Winter or summer, it is easy to catch a common cold or nasty flu. There are many natural home remedies for colds and flu but today we want to teach you how to make your own, homemade throat lozenges.

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Claire Yates

By Claire Yates

Claire Yates is a Nutritional Medicine Practitioner, holding a Bachelor of Health Science, who is passionate about paleo nutrition, health and having fun! She is the author of Optimal Health The Paleo Way and is a self-confessed lover of good food and good coffee.

10 BETTER things to do this Easter for your mind, body and soul

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For many, Easter weekend is a long-awaited midi break that can be spent jet setting to a tropical paradise or spent sleeping in and hanging out with family and friends. But what if you could turn the weekend that is often associated with over-indulging into an opportunity to do something new and different, and fun, that will benefit your health and wellbeing along the way. We’ve lined up 10 options that do just that!

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Irena Macri

By Irena Macri

Irena Macri is a recipe developer and food blogger, best known for her paleo inspired cookbook Eat Drink Paleo Cookbook. She is a passionate cook who draws on her love of world cuisines and all-natural ingredients to produce delicious recipes that promote wellness and longevity.

Healthy holidays with our favourite traditional Easter foods from around the world

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Rather than going head first into gorging on chocolate Easter eggs, we thought we might do a bit of hunting around and dig up some different and unique traditional Easter foods and dishes for you during this upcoming holiday period.  Some a little more healthy…others not so much :) The whole idea was to simply show you that there are many different flavours and tastes to be explored!  We like to present things that are a little ‘outside of the box’ to get you thinking. [Read more…]

Claire Yates

By Claire Yates

Claire Yates is a Nutritional Medicine Practitioner, holding a Bachelor of Health Science, who is passionate about paleo nutrition, health and having fun! She is the author of Optimal Health The Paleo Way and is a self-confessed lover of good food and good coffee.

Ultimate Radiance Turmeric Face Mask

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The ultimate anti-ageing face mask! Turmeric is such a powerful antioxidant and Indian women have used it in their beauty regimens for gorgeous, glowing skin. It nourishes your skin, while reducing acne and dark circles under the eyes. The lactic acid in the yoghurt helps to smooth and exfoliate your skin. This face mask does not generally stain, but a patch test is recommended.

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Claire Yates

By Claire Yates

Claire Yates is a Nutritional Medicine Practitioner, holding a Bachelor of Health Science, who is passionate about paleo nutrition, health and having fun! She is the author of Optimal Health The Paleo Way and is a self-confessed lover of good food and good coffee.

Understanding food labels – what you need to know right now

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Understanding food labels… what a mine field!  Where do you start?  Caramel colour is natural – right? It can be quite daunting navigating your way around various food labels – even foods that you think are healthy, whole foods. Various additives and perversities have been linked to all sorts of health conditions from asthma and allergies to gastrointestinal irritation and other gut issues.

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Claire Yates

By Claire Yates

Claire Yates is a Nutritional Medicine Practitioner, holding a Bachelor of Health Science, who is passionate about paleo nutrition, health and having fun! She is the author of Optimal Health The Paleo Way and is a self-confessed lover of good food and good coffee.