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Ghee aka liquid gold!

Ghee has been around for a really, really long time. It originated in ancient India and is still used all the time in Indian cooking. It’s part the Ayurvedic tradition and is known for its medicinal benefits as well as for being super delicious. 823 more words

Paleo

Clean Eating


Have you heard the words “Clean Eating” and wondered what it meant? I did for the longest time.  I was like great, another diet fad! Honestly though my family has adopted this way of eating most of the time for quite a while now and we can tell a HUGE difference in how we feel if we stray just a touch from it. 491 more words

#naturescabin

Fats: The Good, The Bad and The Better Alternatives

Fat is such an ugly word. Or at least that’s what we’re taught to believe from the time we’re old enough to consider these things. The media tells us we should strive for slender and avoid the F-word, but the truth is, not all fats are created equal. 400 more words

In The Pantry

Ghrelin and your hormones

Produced mainly by the stomach, ghrelin is identified as ‘the hunger hormone’.

Stimulating appetite, increasing food consumption and encouraging fat storage are the main roles of ghrelin in the body.  159 more words

Nutrition

Pregnancy PR Exposed: A Symptoms Audit

Pregnancy has a really good PR campaign. Much like basset hounds – but that’s a topic which deserves a blog post all of its own. 1,522 more words

The Story So Far

BITE THE BULLETPROOF COFFEE

One of the new all-the-rage health drinks is something called Bulletproof Coffee. Bulletproof is a brand name for a coffee that has had “toxins removed” through a special process, according to its creator. 313 more words

Food