Harmony Inspired — immune system

Lisa's Christmas Pudding

Posted by Harmony Stagg on

There is always that one friend who can bake and create and actually make cakes look like an art work! Unfortunately that is NOT me! However, my good friend Lisa has shared with us her secret Christmas Pudding Recipe (not so secret now)! She makes it every year and it is absolutely delicious. Here it is:  -2 1/3 cup breadcrumbs (option to use gluten free) -2/3 cup plain flour (option to use GF flour) -teaspoon of baking soda -teaspoon vanilla essence -1 1/12 oranges -1 lemon -1 apple peeled & cored -1 carrot grated -half-1 cup brandy -3 large eggs...

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Should Yoga & Meditation be intergrated into our schooling system?

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Child’s play By Annie Smit, freelance journalist I met Annie, a beautiful yogi at a yoga retreat that I recently went to and she was telling me about an article she had just finished writing about Children's Yoga. As a mother of Twin boys, a fitness enthusiast & yoga lover I was intreged & asked if I could read it. Annie's article resonated with me and I felt that it had some wonderful concepts, valid points and evidence based statistics. I wanted to share this beautiful piece with you all (with Annie's blessing of course). Here is what she wrote:...

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Is Broccoli better eaten raw??

Posted by Caroline West on

Broccoli belongs to the cruciferous vegetable family.  They have a very good source of dietary fibre, vitamin B6, vitamin E, phosphorus, choline, vitamin B1, vitamin A, potassium, magnesium, zinc, calcium, iron and omega-3 fatty acids.    The way we prepare and cook foods can change the nutritional value of that certain food as some of the vitamins and minerals can be lost during cooking.   So after reading a few studies into the consumption of broccoli, the more water used to cook the broccoli, the more vitamins and minerals are lost, therefore eating broccoli raw ensures that all nutrients are...

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A Guide To Loving Your Liver by Lyndal

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Generally the first thing the mind thinks of when the organ “LIVER” is mentioned – is DETOX. And alcohol. Not necessarily in that order. But perhaps the two most common word collaborations that spring to mind. And yes – our liver does detoxify the body, purify the blood & remove toxins, (such as alcohol & drugs) from our system. And it functions this way naturally. What we potentially forget – is the numerous other health benefits we achieve from simply nourishing our liver: Hormone regulation Improve digestive function Better energy levels Stronger immunity Clearer skin & eyes Cleaner tongue Clearer...

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