Carrots, more than meets the eye

Carrots are one of our staple vegetables, just like our potato, and would probably be used in cooking in every household at least a few times a week. Carrots can be grown all year round in temperate climates, so this is a food that is quite synergistic with our body at any time of the…

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The Seeds Have It!

Often not your first thought for a snack, but a handful of seeds can give you a mighty boost of energy as they are packed full of nutrients and as a bonus they are really delicious. Take sunflower seeds for example. Sunflower seeds contain high levels of copper, vitamin B1, B3, B6, manganese, magnesium, selenium,…

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Mango lassi

One of the sure signs that summer is with us here in Sydney is the appearance of cars and trucks parked on the roadside selling trays of mangoes. This delicious fruit is one of the tastes of summer in Australia and can be used in so many ways. The mango is also rich in vitamins…

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Chick peas, champion of champions

Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, are a legume that provide a delicious and nutritious food. Consumed extensively in the middle East and Asian countries for centuries, they are slowly becoming more widely accepted into the western diet. Chickpeas are available all year around, as a dried or canned product. Interestingly, there is little difference…

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Popular potatoes

This week we are going to look at potatoes. The humble, and very common potato. It is a staple food for most households. We steam them, we mash them, we bake and we roast them. A very popular, nutritious and delicious comfort food. In fact a very healthy food. It is what we put on…

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Awesome Almonds

The Health Benefits of Almonds: Almonds are one of our earliest cultivated foods, and are thought to have originated in central Asia. Almonds are delicious and the health benefits are numerous. A real powerhouse snack, in a 1/4 cup of almonds there is around 15% of the RDA for protein, around 7grams. This is a…

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Molly talks about minerals & enzymes 5Jul12

Molly explains the roles of minerals and enzymes in our body and some tips on maintaining a balance in your body. This was broadcast on Alive 90.5 FM as part of Molly’s program, Balance Your Health, on 5th July 2012. Please click on the play button below to listen. [powerpress]  

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Our Humble Cabbage

Our ever humble cabbage! There they are in the vegetable shop, always available and cheap to buy. Did you know there are amazing health benefits to be gained by eating the humble cabbage? In fact that little round cabbage can work miracles in the human body! Cabbage has long been known for it’s health benefits.…

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