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7 Food and Drinks That Seem Healthy but Are Not 29 Feb 2016

Advertisers want you to buy their products over the thousands of others that are available to us on supermarket shelves. The truth is that we simply don’t realise that many foods that are marketed as nutritious are quite the opposite. Here are the top 7 foods that people think are healthy but are not.

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Converting from Whey Protein to Plant Protein 19 Nov 2015

Many gym goers are using processed whey protein powders which are causing significant digestive distress. Converting from whey protein to plant based protein powders can improve your health and help you build muscle efficiently. Read more about switching from whey protein to plant-based protein powders in this detailed post by Art of Wellbeing.

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The problem with Gluten 21 Oct 2015

Gluten and gluten-free diets get a lot of press, however many people do not know what foods gluten is found in or how it can affect health. Read on to find out what gluten is, the difference between celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity and which foods to avoid on a gluten-free diet.

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The Top 5 Healthiest Nuts 10 Oct 2015

Nuts are delicious and provide us with healthy fats, protein, antioxidants, vitamin and minerals. Many people are afraid of eating nuts because they fear they will cause weight gain. Learn why nuts are the perfect snack that will not cause weight gain if eaten in moderation and which 5 nuts are the healthiest.

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Four health benefits of organic garlic 09 Oct 2015

Garlic is one of the oldest plants in the world and has been used for thousands of years in Asia and Africa for endurance, strength and treating various body ailments. Read on to learn how organic garlic can boost immunity, lower blood pressure, reduce the risk of heart disease and promote detoxification.

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Health benefits of ginger 25 Sep 2015

For centuries healers in the east have used ginger root for its powerful medicinal properties. Modern science has now confirmed some of the health claims of ginger and it is now frequently used in western medicine to provide relief from nausea and vomiting. Ginger has broad-spectrum anti-oxidant, antibacterial, antiviral and anti-parasitic properties.

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What is the Banting Diet? 14 Sep 2015

The Banting diet has gained popularity after the diet transformed Professor Tim Noakes health and the health of thousands of South Africans. The Banting diet is a high fat, moderate protein, low carbohydrate diet that encourages eating real, unprocessed foods. Read on to learn which foods are and are not Banting-friendly

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What Is The Best Protein Powder For You? 01 Jun 2015

Protein is needed by our bodies for almost every function as it forms the building blocks of our cell, hormones and enzymes. Protein powders have become a very popular and convenient way to increase amino acids in the diet. Find out the difference between plant and animal-based protein powders and which option is right for you.

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Health Benefits of Chocolate 13 Apr 2015

There is now plenty of evidence to suggest chocolate is a health food that can improve mood, reduce appetite and boost heart health. Learn which ingredient in chocolate is responsible for its benefits, how high chocolate ranks on the ORAC scale, and how much chocolate you can consume per week.

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Detox Tips for a Healthy 2015 10 Feb 2015

If you have started this year feeling overweight, sluggish, bloated and tired then you might be in need of a detox. Learn how eating organic, using natural personal care products, consuming superfoods and eating liver-supporting foods will help you to have a healthier 2015.

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