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Turmeric – the spice of life			    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	5/5							(2)

Turmeric – the spice of life 5/5 (2)

Herbs and spices are often an overlooked way to improve and optimise your health further as they are incredibly nutrient dense. They are packed with many vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, some even more potent than many fruits and vegetables. This is why I am so...

Is your Cinnamon real?			No ratings yet.

Is your Cinnamon real? No ratings yet.

Cinnamon is one of my favourite spices and is definitely a staple in my kitchen, that’s why I’m so excited to have this in our range at Changing Habits. I love the fact you can add cinnamon to both sweet and savoury dishes - like curries, smoothies, tea, baked goods...

We carry our soil with us			No ratings yet.

We carry our soil with us No ratings yet.

Everyone in Australia knows the name Costa, the energetic expert gardener from  ABC television and radio. A constant at flower and garden shows, he is an advocate for healthy soil and food growing and he is passionate about doing the right thing by the planet and the...

Our top 10 most popular recipes			No ratings yet.

Our top 10 most popular recipes No ratings yet.

Last month we did a Top 10 recipe countdown on Facebook based on the recipes that have been downloaded the most from our website so far this year. Some members of our Changing Habits tribe have contacted us to say they missed some of the countdown and would like to...

Eat less in order to live longer			No ratings yet.

Eat less in order to live longer No ratings yet.

Last week I talked about the importance of our evolutionary body needing down time away from copious amounts of food in order to cleanse, detoxify heavy metals and basically clean out anything that is in storage to be disposed of when appropriate and safe to do so....

Raw dairy – to eat or not to eat			No ratings yet.

Raw dairy – to eat or not to eat No ratings yet.

I promise that soon I’ll stop talking about Namibia, but once again it’s important that I address what I learnt and saw there with the Himba tribe in order to discuss the raw milk issue that I briefly talked about in last week's newsletter. The Himba’s live on a diet...

Look after yourself while on antibiotics			No ratings yet.

Look after yourself while on antibiotics No ratings yet.

I was interviewed on ABC Radio recently about how to look after yourself on antibiotics. This is an edited transcript of this interview. I hope you find it interesting and informative. – Cyndi (ABC Radio host): Once upon a time if you cut your finger and got an...

Boost your immune system this Winter			    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	3/5							(1)

Boost your immune system this Winter 3/5 (1)

With the cooler weather now upon us, we generally see an increase in colds and flu. You can certainly increase your chance of avoiding colds and flu this winter by having a stronger immune system. Are you feeling that you need to improve your immune system? Are you...

The hazards of nonstick cookware			No ratings yet.

The hazards of nonstick cookware No ratings yet.

In my 1998, 2000 and 2007 versions of my book Changing Habits Changing Lives I have a chapter called “Pots, Pans and Packaging”.  The chapter is about using glass for storage and stainless steel and crockery for cooking and baking and avoiding cling wraps and other...

Basic allergy Info you need to know			No ratings yet.

Basic allergy Info you need to know No ratings yet.

As this week is Food Allergy Week, I’ve asked naturopath Nicole Hannan to give us the run down on allergies and what we need to know. – Cyndi.Over to Nicole….In order to really understand what it is like for those living with allergies, it is so important for us to...

The biggest learning curve of my nutritional career			    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	5/5							(1)

The biggest learning curve of my nutritional career 5/5 (1)

I’ve just come back from 10 days in the USA interviewing people on all aspects of wheat and gluten and why in the last few decades, and more so in the last decade, is wheat and gluten a problem and the gluten-free food business becoming a multibillion dollar industry...

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