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Peanut Butter Ice-cream & Peanut Butter Balls

Creamy. Nutty. Cooling. Delectable. Nourishing. Are you ready for this delicious peanut butter creamed ice-cream?! This is a dessert that you can easily make when you are looking for something sweet. Whether you can make the peanut butter ice-cream or you top it off with these toughy-like peanut butter balls, this dessert is a win. High in monounsaturated fats, vitamin B3, vitamin E, magnesium, manganaese and pre-biotics, this ice-cream...

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Bioactives- The Low Down

What is the deal with broccoli? Why are berries so good for you? Is a tomato just a thing that people love or hate? The way I look at food today is completely different to how I did in the past. Many of you who have read my previous blogs, have come to one of my workshops or see me as a patient, know I absolutely love...

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Cruciferous Summer Salad

Cruciferous summer salad A medley of colours, flavours and a whole lot of food-gene crosstalk. When I walk through the isles of a shop, I look around and see what ingredients I can combine that will provide that deeper nutritional value. I look for variety and colour, imagining different flavour combinations. With all the cruciferous vegetables, the healthy fats from the nuts and tahina, the curcumin from the...

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5 tips for creating healthy habits in the workspace

We live in a world where the answers we need and services we need are as far away as a tap of an icon on our phone. Not only is the rate of social media usage increasing exponentially, but the environment and the way in which we now work have changed drastically. With companies promoting an always-on service, many employees are finding it hard to foster...

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Beetroot and Quinoa Burgers

This recipe turned out so well. The earthiness of the beetroot together with my creamy basil and hazelnut pesto was absolutely delicious and light. I tell you, these beet quinoa burgers are such a great option for a meat-free meal, and they are loaded with nutritional benefits. Beets Beetroots are rich in fibre . They contain a good dose of manganese, potassium, folate, vitamin C and antioxidant promoting compounds...

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To Soy or Not To Soy?!: Soy – The Low Down

One of the questions I often get, is whether one should be eating soy products or avoiding it. There is a lot of mixed research around soy products, some studies have demonstrated an inverse relationship between soy consumption and breast cancer risk, while other studies have shown an increased risk or no effect. In fact, soy products have been in the spotlight with regards to...

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How Can I Reduce My Breast Cancer Risk?

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s is important to learn how to be pro-active in reducing your risk and what factors increase the prevalence of breast cancer. According to the World Cancer Research Fund breast cancer is the most commonly occurring cancer in women worldwide, with over 2 million new cases in 2018. Approximately one in eight women worldwide will develop breast cancer during...

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Kale and Sunflower Seed Pesto

Looking for the ultimate pesto sauce to accompany, well…. most things actually?! This pesto is fresh, crunchy, insanely delicious and boy does it pack a nutritional punch!! Kale provides a good dose of vitamins and minerals such as iron, potassium, calcium, folate and vitamin A.  Kale, being a cruciferous vegetable containing the bioactive known as sulforaphane, has one of the most powerful conversations with your genes. Sulforaphane...

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