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6 foods to boost your mood and energy naturally

The link between our mood and what we eat is often-overlooked, however, our gut is known as our second brain as it contains over 1 million neurons lining our digestive system, filled with important neurotransmitters, influencing our mood and our energy. In fact, 95% of serotonin, the happiness hormone, is produced in the gut! What we eat definitely affects the way we feel. It can either nourish us with bountiful

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The ultimate guide to glowing skin

Summer is around the corner and we all want to have luscious, glowing skin! Now is the best time to get our skin prepped for the summer, as what you do now will make a huge difference on your skin’s appearance. Where to start? First of all, healthy skin starts from within. It may be a cliché, but we are what we eat, and the same applies to our skin.

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The Clean Beauty Revolution

Did you know that 60% of what we apply on our skin is directly absorbed into the bloodstream? It’s a very high figure, especially considering that we don’t pay enough attention to the products we use on a daily basis. The skin is the largest organ and it is equally as important to take care of it on the inside as well as the outside. Our concept of how to

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The 2017 Healthy Food Trends

Trends come and go but recently, healthy eating has become much more than just a trend. There’s nothing fleeting about healthy living, as once you get into it, it simply becomes a way of life. However, there are constantly new food trends that invade social media feeds. So far this year, we’ve already got a long list of what everyone is loving at the moment. If you haven’t tried the

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Essential nutrients for healthy hair

Our diet has an influence on everything, from our health, vitality, mood, up to our skin and hair health. Everything is interconnected and depends on optimum nutrition to function in the best way possible. Hair health relies on a diet rich in vitamins and minerals. When we are deficient in certain nutrients, our hair suffers as a consequence. Instead of having healthy, strong, shiny hair, our hair is dry, brittle

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Carrot cake with coconut cream

  Carrot cake is a delicious dessert that can easily be transformed into a healthier version just by interchanging a few of its ingredients with more beneficial ones. You can follow a healthy diet whilst also enjoying a delicious sweet dessert! You simply need to eliminate the unhealthy ingredients, like refined sugar and flour, with healthier alternatives. The best part of all is that knowing that the dessert is a

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Which plant-based milk is best for you?

Plant-based milks are a great alternative to dairy milk, whether it’s for intolerance reasons or simply because you want to avoid consuming dairy and are looking for a substitute that is rich in vitamins and minerals to fill the gap. Each plant-based milk is made up of a different nut/seed/grain/legumes, therefore, the benefits it provides are different. That’s why it’s interesting to see which one is best for each individual’s

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9 of the healthiest foods!

When it comes to healthy eating it’s important to nourish your body with a balanced and varied diet. This way, you’re able to ingest as many macro and micronutrients to satisfy all the nutritional needs for your body to work at its maximum capacity. There are certain foods that should be eaten frequently because of their high nutrient content. We should try to include foods considered to be on the

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The incredible benefits of cacao

Did you know that cacao is a superfood? It’s considered to be the “food of the gods” as it has an extraordinary nutritional content. However, we’re used to having it in chocolates that are full of sugars and unhealthy ingredients. But, if you eat it in its raw form, it’s very beneficial for the health. It’s important that the cacao is organic and raw. This way, all of its nutritional

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The healthiest carbohydrates

In the world of nutrition, there’s a lot of confusion regarding what’s healthy and what isn’t. Many people have misleadingly been led to believe that carbohydrates make you gain weight, and therefore, avoid eating them all in all. However, carbohydrates are a food group that is essential for our diet. They’re our main source of energy as they fuel our body. Obviously, there’s a wide spectrum of carbohydrates, some better for

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