Emma Gowdie

Caraway essential oil: From allergy to stress relief

Caraway essential oil: From allergy to stress relief

Caraway essential oil that is extracted from the seeds — with its sweet, spicy odour and slight peppery smell — is used in cosmetic applications to fragrance soaps, toothpaste and perfumes.

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Your beach body is hiding in a cup of green tea

Your beach body is hiding in a cup of green tea

Researchers have found a cheap, simple and effective way to amp up your body’s metabolism... and you don't even have to work up a sweat.

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Black-eyed peas help protect against metabolic syndrome

Black-eyed peas help protect against metabolic syndrome

Black-eyed peas are a good source of protein, especially if you follow a vegetarian diet and they are also packed a good source of soluble fibre.

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Joe’s Super Green Juice

Joe’s Super Green Juice

Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead documents the 60-day journey of Australian Joe Cross across the US while he follows a juice fast in an effort to regain his health under the care of Dr. Joel Fuhrman, [...]

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Nutrient-packed Hoppin’ John for anytime of the year

Nutrient-packed Hoppin’ John for anytime of the year

If you eat leftover Hoppin’ John the day after New Year’s Day, then the name changes to Skippin’ Jenny. Eating a bowl of Skippin’ Jenny is believed to even better your chances for a prosperous [...]

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What the Amish can teach us about asthma and allergies

What the Amish can teach us about asthma and allergies

When you think of how the youth of today spend their time, it’s staggering how quickly things have changed. Children and teenagers today will while away the hours staring at some kind of screen, [...]

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Why is the Paleo diet getting such a bad rap?

Why is the Paleo diet getting such a bad rap?

The Paleo diet, or “Caveman’s diet”, is a diet that focusses on plenty of lean animal-based protein, healthy saturated fats, nuts and fresh vegetables.

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How coffee can help save your memory

How coffee can help save your memory

The health benefits of coffee have long been the subject of debate. Some studies say coffee is detrimental to your health. Others say it’s beneficial.

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