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Why do I need fibre in my food?

Why do I need fibre in my food?

According to a dietary supplement product formulation consultant, dietary fibre is important for our digestive health and regular bowel movements. Fibre helps you feel fuller for longer, can improve cholesterol and blood sugar levels and can assist in preventing some...
Kombucha & Kefir

Kombucha & Kefir

11 years ago when I started The Good Health Shop, kefir was a swear word and kobucha wasn’t even a word! Thanks, in part to The Banting Diet proponents, and in part to the resurgence of Ancient Wisdom, these fermented drinks are making a comeback! In this blog I’ll...
Why do you supplement?

Why do you supplement?

The most common reason we hear is that ‘I don’t think I eat enough’. It’s not a bad reason. Eat enough organically grown nutritious veg is a better answer. Here’s a question – if you eat broccoli, have you noticed that the broccoli stem is hollow?  The hollow stem...
Organic Veg vs Regular Grown Veg

Organic Veg vs Regular Grown Veg

Q: Is there really a difference between organic veg and regular grown veg? A: The main difference between organic veg and regular grown veg is the pesticides. Besides the fact that these are toxic, they do some interesting things to the veggies as they grow. I’ll use...
Food Has Become a For-Profit Industry

Food Has Become a For-Profit Industry

Recently, Carte Blanche blew the lid off fraud in the honey industry. It follows on a recent expose of flavoured olive oil. Its resonant of the fact that the industry that was set up to look after our health doesn’t care about our food, and the industry that...