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  • Citrus green tea

    Citrus green tea

    Ingredients: 1 piece lemon zest about 4 cm long, cut into thin slivers 2 teaspoons boiling water 2 teaspoons green tea powder ¾ cup hot water ½ cup freshly squeezed grapefruit juice 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice   Method: Put lemon zest into a large cup or mug. Cover with 2 teaspoons boiling water [… Read the full article.]

  • Natural stress management – part two

    Natural stress management – part two

    In part one of this article we identified what stress is and provided some strategies to counter-balance its impact. Now we look at ways to avoid stress developing and some tools we can use to help us stay calm. The best way to manage stress is to be pro-active and find ways to bolster yourself [… Read the full article.]

  • Bean salad with toasted pita

    Bean salad with toasted pita

    Ingredients: 2 whole-wheat pita breads, cut or torn into bite-size pieces 2 cloves garlic, peeled ⅛ teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons ground toasted cumin seeds 2 cups cooked pinto beans, well drained and slightly warmed 1 cup diced plum tomatoes or ½ pint cherry tomatoes, quartered ½ cucumber, peeled and diced [… Read the full article.]

  • Natural stress management– part one

    Natural stress management– part one

    We all know what it feels like to be stressed. The symptoms can vary from physical to mental or behavioural changes.  The trick is to know what your own stress reactions are. Common physical symptoms of excess stress include sleep disturbances or changes in sleeping habits, muscle tension, muscle aches, headache, gastrointestinal problems, and fatigue. [… Read the full article.]

  • Beating the winter blues

    Beating the winter blues

    Some of us find the cold temperatures and a lack of sunshine can negatively impact our mood. This is often referred to as the ‘winter blues’. But there are a few things you can do to stay happy and healthy this winter! This includes: Getting some sunshine each day – Vitamin D is an essential [… Read the full article.]

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