What Is Lycopene and How Does It Benefit Our Bodies?

I was looking up the nutrient profile of grapefruit the other day because I have been adding it to my juices.I felt really good consuming it so I wanted to know what was in it and share this information. What I found is that it has lycopene in it. I remember reading about lycopene aContinue reading “What Is Lycopene and How Does It Benefit Our Bodies?”

Did you know that your body loves you?

Did you know that your body loves you? Every moment of every day it is working hard to keep you alive, to keep you functioning as best it can.  It is sorting through all the food and drinks you consume. It’s filtering the toxins from the atmosphere, the toxins from the ‘body care products’ youContinue reading “Did you know that your body loves you?”

Simple Watermelon Recipe

Apart from being so refreshing and hydrating in hot summer weather, watermelon has numerous health benefits.  They are full of beta-carotene (the bright pinky-red colour) which is converted into vitamin A in our bodies. Vitamin A helps maintain eye health and are also high in Vitamin C which is known to be an excellent immuneContinue reading “Simple Watermelon Recipe”

The sugar trend / fad

Sugar has been found out! It is now the new fat. It’s like a dirty word. It managed to hide away while fat was getting the bad reputation, but now it has been exposed. It hides in just about everything from yoghurts to ready-made meals to sauces to ‘health water’. Remove the fat and sugarContinue reading “The sugar trend / fad”