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Forest Superfoods Lions Mane Mushroom

It's no surprise that Lion's Mane medicinal mushrooms have become so popular in Australia; they have so many benefits for the immune system and the brain. Yet did you know that virtually all are imported from China and can contain dangerously high levels of lead and other toxins? More than ever, people are starting to really pay attention to not only what goes into their bodies - but where it comes from. Eating locally, seasonally and as organic as possible is what we focus on. And it's easy when you've got great transparent companies that produce wonderful superfoods! So what is Lions Mane? Lion’s Mane is reputed to be of benefit for: Relieving mild depression and anxiety Helping the body...

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Watched The Game Changers and ready to go plant based/vegan?

Have you watched The Game Changers yet (hint- watch it on Netflix in Australia)? If you haven't you're missing out. This doco is about meat, protein and strength - and debunks many myths associated with a carnivorous diet. This movie made my dad - 62 years young - change his mind about a plant-based diet (even though I'd been banging on about it for most of my life). So he's been vegan for the better part of three months and counting. 10kgs, and a brand new knee later, he's a new man! This kickass documentary is making HUGE WAVES - in the best way!  I've had so many people come to my Vegan Cooking Workshops since watching it; mostly men...

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The Importance of High Fibre Foods

Since becoming a mother, I’ve certainly been more vigilant about my husband and my diet – and obviously Bub’s – as I want us to have the best chance at longevity and health! Eating a plant based diet has many, many health benefits; you eat a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds and wholegrains which include a multitude of vitamins, minerals and plant based calcium and iron. And one thing there’s no doubt that we consume is fibre. High fibre foods help you feel fuller for longer, help prevent diabetes by slowing glucose entering the bloodstream, help prevent constipation and can help maintain a healthy weight. Here’s 7 high fibre foods you can easily eat every day to reap all the...

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