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Sacred Grounds Organic Coffee

20/07/2016 10:39 PM

Sacred Grounds

It’s a well known fact that us Aussie’s LOVE our coffee, who can possibly resist the smell of freshly ground beans as you walk past your local cafe? This intrinsic love for quality coffee coupled with our passion for ethically and sustainably sourced beans is the ethos at the heart of Sacred Grounds.

At Sacred Grounds we’re focused on the “spirit of coffee”, from where we source our beans through to the cup of coffee you drink. Much like wine, coffee is heavily influenced by where i...

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Comments | Posted By Sahil Mehta

Antioxidants are various vitamins, minerals and other nutrients that help your immune system fight free radicals, atoms that can cause cell damage. Some experts even believe that lack of antioxidants and disruption of immune system can actually lead to very serious illnesses such as cancer and arthritis. Therefore, one of the best ways to strengthen your immune system and prevent diseases is to eat healthy. Experts say that a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can help prevent infections such as...

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Comments | Posted By Tracey Clayton

What are Antioxidants?

9/04/2016 4:31 PM

Cells held together by bonds. Sometimes, the bond is weak and it breaks. When this happens, an unstable molecule exists with an unstable electron. This is called a free radical. The process of metabolism can normally create free radicals but environmental factors can increase the number of free radicals in the body. Pollution, cigarettes, herbicides, stress, lack of sleep, and lack of exercise are all sources which increase free radicals inside of the body.

The free radicals attack healthy cells ...

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Comments | Posted By Sahil Mehta

Fermented Foods

24/03/2016 1:40 PM

History

Fermenting food and drink is an ancient practice, one seen throughout history in both the East and West. In Ancient Babylonia, for example, beer was brewed (a process of fermentation) by individuals whose only job was cultivating beer. If they created a bad batch of beer, their punishment was to be drowned in it. In Korea, kimchi remains a popular, albeit historic dish which is comprised mainly of fermented cabbage (Lee, 1997). Older Korean residents keep their fermented kimchi in large p...

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Comments | Posted By oFarm Organic Grocers

When it comes to health, a greater number of studies are showing that the secret is internal – what you put in your body as nourishment on a daily basis trumps what any pill or exercise can provide. However, there is more to healthy eating than just simply packing on the fruits and vegetables.

Although dismissed as another trend, the consistent rise in the raw food diet and the consciousness that people have developed around it cannot be ignored. Many doctors and health practitioners are promotin...

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Comments | Posted By oFarm Organic Grocers

Vegetarians are sometimes misunderstood.  There are actually people who think those who indulge in a no-meat diet are just fussy eaters.  The truth is vegetarianism is a decision that many health-conscious and intelligent people make for various reasons.  It is a lifestyle where a person avoids eating any kind of meat—no red meat, no white meat, or fish.

However, despite their limited food choices, you will notice that many vegetarians are actually healthier, more energetic and younger-looking th...

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Comments | Posted By oFarm Organic Grocers

Have a over ripe Paw Paw (Papaya) sitting around, don’t throw it out. Use it to make this tropical & healthy mousse.

Raw mousse

You will need:

  • 1 Large ripe paw-paw (Organic off course)
  • 15 Cashew Nuts (Soaked overnight)
  • 4 Medjool dates (pitted)
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon (or to taste)
  • Pinch of good quality sea salt

How to make it:

  • Peel and slice the paw paw (Papaya), remove the seeds
  • Put all the ingredients into a food processor and blend together until it reaches of mousse like consistency
  • Chill in the fridge
  • Serve in ind...
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Comments | Posted in Recipes By Sahil Mehta
Social media is an influential figure of our lives today, which has had an enormous effect on the idea of living healthy. This has now seen an abrupt rise in the consumption of organic foods and “clean eating”. Many  food bloggers today incorporate in their blogs the odyssey journey of eating healthy meals and the lifestyle that many people dream of eating “gourmet and organic”.
 

Recently, a new trend that has appeared on almost everyone’s Instagram is Acai Bowls. The deep purple colour of the Ac...

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Comments | Posted By Georgie Phillips

If it is your first time to hear the word “kombucha,” you may think it sounds a bit funny. Kombucha is a tea preparation that’s all the rage right now among health enthusiasts and tea lovers.  Just a sip of this awesome tea would make you wonder how something so healthy could be so delicious. It is an ancient recipe that has been used in traditional Chinese medicine.

Lemon, Mint, Ginger, and Lavender Homemade Kombucha

Unique Tea Experience With Benefits:

Kombucha is unlike any other tea you may have sipped in the past.  The main difference is that ...

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Comments | Posted By Admin

Raw & Creamy Chocolate Mousse

20/01/2016 12:54 AM

Prep Time: 5 Mins

Serves: 2

Raw Banana Mousse

Main Ingredients:

Raw Banana Mousse Ingredients

Optional Ingredients: 

Recipe Directions

  • Blend the Avocado, Banana & Cacao powder in a food processor until it is a smooth and silky consistency,
  • Server into 2 portions and top with fresh organic strawberries.

Raw Banana Mousse

 

What makes this raw chocolate mousse recipe so special? 

  • Avocado is great s...
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Comments | Posted in Recipes By Sahil Mehta

Lately, active charcoal has become the new “it” ingredient in anything from green smoothies to soap. Active charcoal is a great detoxifier. The active carbon “adsorbs” all the chemicals and toxins it comes in contact with. Adsorption is a process where charcoal binds toxic substances to its surface.

Charcoal Water Filter

Most active charcoal is made by grinding coal into powder, and further processing it with steam or chemicals to increase its porosity. The more porous the charcoal becomes, the bigger the internal sur...

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Comments | Posted By Slava Beliakova

The Anti-Cancer Lifestyle: 

There is nothing like cancer to hit one right in the forehead when it comes to health and wellness. Sure, you can run marathon, hit the gym every day, or yoga your way to peaceful Zen but what do you do when suddenly, your own body rallies against you and you are diagnosed with cancer?  But what is cancer? It’s a group of cells that multiply abnormally, creating a mass of tissue that blocks or affects a certain body part negatively. Simply put, cancer kills.Cancer Treatment

Cancer Stat...

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Comments | Posted By oFarm Organic Grocers

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