Health Matters articles

[Recipe] Natural Stress-Relieving Chocolate Chia Smoothie

  Most smoothies are not only tasty but can be beneficial to our health, too. Our foods supply the nutrients our bodies need, and in this case chia and banana are good sources of magnesium. Some other magnesium-rich foods include: dark leafy greens, nuts, seeds, fish, beans, whole grains, avocados, yogurt, dried fruit, dark chocolate.

[Recipe] Blueberry Ginger Immune-Boosting Smoothie

  A strong and healthy immune system is important for each of us. If this is weakened we fall prey to all sorts of bugs that cause illness. In winter it’s especially important to build up your immune system to help avoid the seasonal colds and flu that are rife. And as we are still

[Recipe] Stop Colds & Flu!

  I’ve heard of so many people suffering with the nasty cold and flu viruses going around this winter. And I’m doing all I can to eat healthily, with increased amounts of ginger, turmeric and garlic to try to stay clear of the bugs. I was reading today that in studies, elderberries were shown to

[Recipe] Mint n Choc Chip Green Smoothie

  No it’s not mint and choc chip ice cream but it runs a close second in my opinion and you can spoon it out if it makes you feel better, lol! Hmm, (thinking noises … ) wonder what would happen if I freeze it … ? Anyway, back to business and Michelle’s smoothie recipe.