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This torte is full of cacao, the raw, unprocessed form of chocolate offering a wealth of antioxidants that neutralize skin-damaging free radicals.  It is also rich in many essential skin vitamins and minerals like vitamin B complex, copper, calcium and zinc.     Topping 4-6 very ripe ...

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INGREDIENTS* Half quantity of filtered water or coconut water Half quantity of apple or pineapple juice 1 banana 1 dessertspoon of Bestow Beauty Oil 1 dessertspoon of Bestow Beauty Powder A handful of leafy greens (kale, silver beet, spinach) 1 handful of frozen or fresh dark berries (optional) ...

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Since it’s almost Valentines Day we thought it was time for a decadent but healthy chocolate treat! We’ve added nuts to our chocolate bark, you could add frozen berries as an option or leave as is. Ready , set, go! Pour your prepared chocolate onto a baking paper lined tray, Using a large ...

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Fermented foods are beneficial for general health, and one of the great ways to keep your gut healthy is through drinking Kombucha. For those who are new to this, Kombucha is a fermented tea-based beverage. It is made using a starter mushroom called a “SCOBY” that activates and propels the ...

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Smoothies are a great way of getting a whole bunch of superfoods in one delicious drink. This smoothie contains raspberries, high in vitamin C and anti-oxidants which help fight ageing and slow cancer by sopping up free radicals. In fact you may be surprised to know that raspberries contain ...

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I recently attended a talk given by Justine Jones, a Dunedin-based physiotherapist who specialises in the BradCliff method of breathing. I was completely inspired by Justine’s message and I want to share her pearls of wisdom with you because I didn’t realise how much breathing properly could do ...

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If you have a hectic lifestyle it’s often very difficult to eat healthy lunches while you’re working. The salad in the jar can be prepared the night before, the concept is that the heavier more moisture content ingredients are layered at the bottom of the jar then the drier, lighter weight ...

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Dark Leafy Greens – What do they do for us? They are a good source of fibre to encourage a healthy bowel and help reduce the risk of many modern diseases. It’s not only dairy products that supply calcium, leafy green vegetables like kale, cabbage, bok choy and collards also contain high amounts ...

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Having radiant skin, healthy hair and strong nails is important for your wedding day and your beauty therapist is one of the best people to help you achieve this with the products and treatments she has available at her fingertips. But another thing you need to consider is what is happening ...

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Amaranth is a wonderfully nutritious gluten free grain option. It is a good source of protein, minerals and fibre and has a lower carbohydrate level. Makes 30-35 crackers. AMARANTH CRACKERS RECIPE 2 cups amaranth flour 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon honey (optional) 1 teaspoon baking ...

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Blueberries are wonderful skin foods, high in fibre, vitamins A, C and antioxidants. Blueberries are particularly useful for strengthening the fine capillaries under your skin because of the vitamin C and bioflavonoids they contain. They keep your skin smooth and help prevent premature ageing ...

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Our Bestow Beauty Oil was recently featured on Beauty Crew’s online blog article, Edible Beauty: The New Frontier, detailing how the oil and the rest of our range works from within to supplement select beauty and skincare products, in caring for the skin Read up on the amazing article ...

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