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Season your meals with mindfulness

In Diet, Nutrition and Recipes by Living Now1 Comment

Mindful eating is a way to take a moment to get off life’s treadmill and have a chance of three ‘sweet spots’ every day!   Taking mindfulness to your food Mindfulness is an age-old practice experiencing resurgence in modern life. It is being explored in medical research and finding its …

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Recipe: Pyjama huevos rancheros

In Diet, Nutrition and Recipes by Casey Conroy0 Comments

I love this protein-and-flavour-rich dish for an easy, filling and nutritious breakfast. The herbs and spices in the recipe are what bring it to life – so don’t be shy with them. Best enjoyed in pyjamas and with a few slices of sourdough toast with butter.   1 onion, chopped 3 …

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Soup

In Diet, Nutrition and Recipes, Health and Nutrition by Rob Lobosco0 Comments

Immunity is something we need to look after. Too many of us get sick and then get sick again and again…and we go straight for the antibiotics. Prevention is better than cure. Look after yourself and strengthen the body. Eat with the seasons and eat the right foods. The immunity …

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An urgent need for higher cultural standards in agriculture and health

In Community and Relationship, Diet, Nutrition and Recipes by matali0 Comments

by Matali Agricultural standards have continually plummeted during the past 70 years, to such an extreme that current global poisons-based monoculture agriculture now threatens to destroy humanity and planet Earth. Toxic chemical insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, growth regulators and fertilisers came into use only in the late 1940s. This is unprecedented …

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Government approves nuclear irradiation of tomatoes and capsicums

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by Friends of the Earth and Food Irradiation Watch      The irradiation of tomatoes and capsicums (bell peppers) has been approved by Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ). In Australia, all irradiation is done with nuclear material. Exposing food to ionising radiation disrupts its molecular make-up, producing free-radicals and potentially …

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Organic food and nutrition – the debate should be over

In Community and Relationship, Diet, Nutrition and Recipes, Health and Nutrition by Living Now0 Comments

by Andre Leu.    Nutrition There continues to be a debate about whether organic food is more nutritious than conventional produce. The nutrition levels of any produce grown in the same paddock can vary from year to year, as well as differences in different paddocks, soil types, cultivar varieties, the length …

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A bitter pill?

In Community and Relationship, Diet, Nutrition and Recipes by tracey.hogan0 Comments

There was a furor in nutrition and complementary medicine circles during the month of October, when it was reported that women had an increased mortality (death) rate when taking dietary vitamin and mineral supplements. With Americans spending approximately $27 billion per year on supplements, it’s big business. Dr. J Murso …