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Payments Credit Card Payment via Payfast – Users will be directed to the Payfast gateway. Direct EFT payment into our bank account. If you select this option you will receive an immediate response with our bank details. Unpaid orders, where this option is selected, are cancelled after 5 working days. Shipping policy We use DSV … Read more

Are wholefood supplements better?

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Health, healing and vitality cannot be achieved without a balanced wholefood diet, exercise, detoxification and spiritual and emotional well-being. Sadly our foods are so adulterated these days that even when we think we are eating well, we are probably not. Even so-called “organically-grown” foods are often grown in mineral-depleted soils and many of the nutrients … Read more

Collagen – is it all that it is cracked up to be?

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Have you also been wondering what all the hype is about collagen these days and if you really are missing out on something? So, four months ago I decided to give collagen a try and I’m here to report back. But firstly, what is this magical thing called collagen actually? Collagen is the “glue” that … Read more

Forget the genes – take control!

The scientific view of what determines a life span or how a person ages has swung back and forth. A few decades ago it was all about what we eat and environmental issues. Then the view switched to genes, the idea that you either inherit the right combination of genes that will let you eat fatty steaks and smoke a pack a day and live to be 100 or you do not.

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BROCCOLI – A POWERHOUSE OF HEALTH

Have you had your broccoli today? If not, then you have missed out on a healthy dose of a long list of nutrients such as vitamins C, K, A, B and D, folate, manganese, calcium, magnesium and fibre.  Although the health benefits of all the cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and kale are … Read more

Kefir – complete health in a glass

If you grew up on a farm, you will be familiar with “amasi” or sour milk and its health benefits, especially its probiotic (beneficial bacteria) content. But hold onto your hat, because this new kid on the block is sour milk with a difference. Called kefir (pronounced kuh-feer) , its benefits far outweigh any other … Read more

Stick to your resolution to quit smoking

December and January have passed and as we know these are the months that many smokers make a determined effort to quit smoking. The holidays are a time of reduced stress and anxiety, making quitting smoking a popular New Year’s resolution. If you were one of these people then hopefully you were successful in putting … Read more

Berry Healthy

Who would have thought that the common old mulberry tree found in many a backyard and considered to be a nuisance because of the stains left by its fruit, is actually supplying us with a food that is a powerhouse of nutrients with amazing health benefits. Fact is, the more a fruit or vegetable stains … Read more

Dealing with low blood pressure

Since most people with blood pressure issues seem to suffer from a blood pressure that is often higher than what is considered normal, hypertension enjoys a lot more attention than hypotension, or low blood pressure. Perhaps this is also because there is an abundance of drugs that can be prescribed for high blood pressure. For … Read more

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