Chopped Salad with Salmon & Creamy Garlic Dressing

Ingredients: 1 pound salmon fillet ½ cup low-fat plain yogurt ¼ cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley 1 tablespoon snipped fresh chives 2 teaspoons reduced-sodium tamari or soy sauce 1 medium clove garlic, minced ¼ teaspoon ground pepper 8 cups chopped curly kale 2 […]

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Crunchy Detox Salad

Ingredients: 2 cups cauliflower 2 cups broccoli 1 cup red cabbage, roughly chopped 1 cup carrots, roughly chopped 1-1/2 cups fresh parsley 2 celery stalks ½ cup almonds 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/3 cup organic raisins  For the Vinaigrette 3 Tbsp olive oil ½ cup lemon juice 1 Tbsp fresh ginger, peeled and grated 2 […]

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Pregnancy: How to prepare?

If you’re planning to get pregnant, it gets overwhelming when you see there is so much to learn and so many things to do – in short, you can’t decide where to start or who to turn to. It’s sad that most people think it’s only the woman who needs preconception care. Remember that the […]

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Detox Cookies

INGREDIENTS Makes 15 delicious cookies 50 g dried figs 50 g dried prunes 50 g dried apricot 30 g raisins 15 g ground flaxseed 15 g pumpkin seed 15 g sunflower seed 50 g buckwheat flour 1 – 2 tablespoons water Instructions Combine the ingredients into a food processor Process until the mixture is combined, […]

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How do you know if you have a methylation problem?

Methylation can be defined as a vital biochemical process which is required for the proper functioning of our body. It involves the addition of a methyl group to a molecule which acts as a biological switch for certain activities like energy production, detoxification, DNA repair, regulation of gene expression, detoxification and synthesis of several neurotransmitters. […]

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Spicy Shrimp and Avocado Salad with Tahini Dressing

This recipe is sourced from Healthful Pursuit and Original Recipe is from Oh Snap Let’s Eat! Ingredients 5 cups baby kale and baby spinach mix 1 medium-sized cucumber 1 avocado 1 tablespoon lime juice 1/2 lb. (.23 kg) uncooked prawns (shrimp) 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon cumin ½ teaspoon meat rub/seasoning ie: cajun, paprika, […]

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Lemon Ginger Morning Detox Drink

This morning detox drink is made with fresh lemons, fresh ginger, turmeric and purified water. Adding a pinch of pepper (either black or cayenne) may help our bodies assimilate the nutrients of this lemon and ginger detox drink better and to aid in the detoxifying process. Ingredients: Ripe organic lemons Fresh ginger root Powdered turmeric […]

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How does MTHFR affect your fertility?

As soon as you plan to get pregnant, it’s pretty normal that you want to know as much as you can about the whole process – conception through to delivery. While you’re browsing through the internet, you come across the term folate or folic acid quite often and the more you read about it, the […]

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Homocysteine: What is it and how is it related to disease?

Homocysteine (Hcy) is a sulphur-containing amino acid, which is derived during methionine metabolism and this is  the only way it is produced in the body. An enzyme, S-adenosyl-L-methionine (SAM) synthetase, catalyses this process and is also a methyl donor for the synthesis of different compounds, such as proteins, nucleic acids and polyamines. Therefore it’s essential […]

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