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Having grown up on a farm, I was privileged to see how my parents produced food from the land. They also encouraged us to plant vegetables and observe how they grew. We had fun picking the harvest and assisted my Mom in processing the produce. Β My mother inspired me with all her food preservation skills, and it played a significant role in my decision to study home economics. We had the best tasting Alberta peaches on the farm that we enjoyed fresh and preserved. My Mom was famous for homemade delicious peach halves in syrup, curried green beans, quince jelly...

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Mother's Day unique gifts

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Mother's Day unique gifts

Β Get Mom the perfect gift. Avoid last-minute shopping and arrange the delivery to her doorstep. For many of us, our moms are our whole world. They gave us a soft place to fall when we feel that everyone and everything turned against us. They are always present physically or remotely to help, listen, offer advice, and always offer the best hug. The hug to say everything is fine. It is time to celebrate our magnificent Moms. They deserve to be pampered. Let's make her feel extra special this year. How can you spoil her? Every year it seems more challenging...

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Do you have a skincare routine?

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Do you have a skincare routine?

It's never too late to start a good skincare routine, but it will be to your advantage if you start early in life. Your primary focus should be on keeping your skin hydrated, nourished, and protected. Drink enough water and rooibos tea to stay hydrated. Minimise the intake of fizzy or sugary drinks because they can dehydrate you. It's also essential to use a daily moisturiser to hydrate your skin after cleansing. Oils, serums, and moisturisers provide nourishment to the skin, but eating high nutrient-dense food is vital. Your skin needs nutrients like beta-carotene, vitamins C and E, and antioxidants...

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Thyriod Support - New Product

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Thyriod Support - New Product

New Product: Thyroid Support Do you have unexplained weight gain or weight loss? Fatigue? Brain Fog? Anxiety? Hormonal imbalance? Insulin resistance? Metabolic syndrome? There are many diseases and disorders associated with the thyroid. These diseases and conditions can develop at any age and can result from various causes – injury, disease, dietary deficiency and sensitivities/intolerance to gluten or dairy. They may develop as we age. The most common cause of an underactive thyroid is Hashimoto’s auto-immune response. The overactive form is called Grave’s disease. These are diagnosed with a blood test for thyroid antibodies. Other causes of a dysfunctional thyroid...

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Do you eat nutrient-dense or kilojoule dense food?

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Do you eat nutrient-dense or kilojoule dense food?

Β  Early nutrition research focused on identifying the nutrients in food that would prevent diseases. More recently, nutrition research focused on chronic diseases associated with energy excesses. Your waistline circumference can indicate metabolic disease. A waistline above 89 centimetres for women and 102 centimetres for men can indicate a risk for metabolic disease, and weight loss will be essential to improve your health and wellness. Losing weight or maintaining a goal weight is a lifelong battle for many people. Β When you reduce your kilojoule intake to lose weight, it is essential to prioritise nutrient-dense food. Nutrient-dense foods are rich in...

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