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Blog of Australian naturopathy student and health food nut. Tips about healthy cooking, eating and lifestyle.
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Let's run them down beginning with number five by HealthByNature Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education America and Europe have had their share of top sports cars. Chevrolet Corvettes, Mustang GT 500s and Dodge Vipers are a few on the American side; and Ferraris, Porsches and ... Read on »
Does chili and cayenne assist with detox? by HealthByNature Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education My aunty asked me why many detox programs include chili or cayenne pepper, which is made from the dried pods of chili peppers. Many off the shelf detox programs include thes ... Read on »
Result! Healthy ideas for a busy person by HealthByNature Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Back in May I wrote a blog post Healthy ideas for a busy person about how I was helping my colleague with some advice about what to eat to boost his energy. Six weeks late ... Read on »
Food Inc. by HealthByNature Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education The American documentary Food Inc screened in the US several years ago, and has finally been released in Australia. The documentary-style film produced by Robe ... Read on »
Chai Rice Pudding with Poached Pears by HealthByNature Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education This blog post is part of the Two for Tuesday carnival   Chai Rice Pudding 3 1/2 cups unsweetened soymilk 4 black chai tea bags 1 cup short- ... Read on »
DIY Beauty Products you can whip up at home - good enough to eat! by HealthByNature Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education I found a great blog post at the Spicy Pink Sugar Beauty Blog with some DIY beauty concoctions including a lemon and olive hand scrub and a chamomile tea face mask courtesy ... Read on »
Korean Bibimbap by HealthByNature Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education I recently had the Korean dish Bibimbap at Melbourne’s Oriental Spoon . To me, it seems like the kind of meal someone made up one day from the odds and ends at the bottom ... Read on »
Healthy Chocolate Mousse by HealthByNature Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Who knew that chocolate mousse could taste so good and actually be good for you! If you love masterchef as much as me, you will know that Skye recently made something s ... Read on »
How to use your used coffee grounds in your garden by HealthByNature Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education I received an interesting email today from the Natural Health and Organic Living Blog, on how to use your used coffee grounds in the garden. Read on »
Some healthy ideas for a busy person by HealthByNature Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education My work colleague Chab read my blog and asked me to put together some ideas for him on new foods to incorporate into his diet. Chab wants foods that will provide him wit ... Read on »
Wrinkle-free skin - no creams required by HealthByNature Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education I’m sure you’ve seen ads raving about the benefits of collagen in moisturisers and other beauty products, but did you know that collagen is a large molecule that doesn’t p ... Read on »
Do you have room for any more Easter eggs? by HealthByNature Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education My friend asked me if I could find out if there is anything nutritious about Easter eggs! Here goes.... A German study has found that eating a small amount of choc ... Read on »
The benefits and side effects of soy milk and cows milk by HealthByNature Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education In my last post, I asked the question “is coffee good for you?” and mentioned that drinkers should also consider the effects of the milk they are drinking with their daily ... Read on »
Is coffee bad for you? by HealthByNature Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Australia’s coffee culture is booming. Recent research from Datamonitor predicts Australians will spend $800 million on coffee per year by 2013! With mixed mes ... Read on »
Top five autumn foods by HealthByNature Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education For those of us who live in the southern hemisphere, Autumn is upon us. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, Autumn is a time for storing vital energy so we can m ... Read on »
High vs low intensity exercise - what burns more fat? by HealthByNature Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education What do you think burns more fat? A light jog for a long time, say one hour. Or spending 2o minutes going as fast as you can? When you exerci ... Read on »
Automatic insect sprays - are they worth it? by HealthByNature Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education You may have seen an ad on TV recently advertising automatic battery powered insect sprays for the home. When I saw one of these ads for the first time, I was ... Read on »
Welcome to the healthy life blog by HealthByNature Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education This blog is owned by a student of nutritional medicine, and will be a place to find tips and information about all aspects of healthy living. Please send me comments and le ... Read on »