Summer Give Away - Smoothie recipe ideas!

Favourite Smoothie Recipes! Summer Contest 🌞⛱️ We're giving away FREE samples + coupons to two lucky winners each week. Let us know in the comments what your favourite Enerex smoothie recipe is! Bonus points if you include a picture 📸 Here's some great smoothie ideas that have been posted through Facebook!   Keep...

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EASY-TO-MAKE KIM-KRAUT

"Kim-kraut" (or kraut-chi) is a combination of sauerkraut and Korean kimchi. It is much more flavourful than traditional sauerkraut but is not as spicy and pungent as traditional kimchi. It’s not only great for digestion — it is deliciously addictive! Why are these fermented foods so good for digestion? Sauerkraut and kimchi...

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How to keep the elderly strong? Combine protein with antioxidants.

Since many studies show that frailty equals early death in the elderly, keeping strong during ageing is a top priority. Diet is a major factor in that. A new Japanese study of the elderly confirmed what other research has shown — that higher protein (especially animal protein) and antioxidants from fruits...

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5 Tips to Start a Small Vegetable Garden

Most of us know that the sweet flavour and nutritiously vibrant colour of garden-fresh vegetables far outweighs anything found in a store. And, of course, growing your own saves money: a $2 tomato plant can provide 5 kilograms of tomatoes over the season. Nurturing a vegetable garden can also be...

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Edible Flowers!

Everyday salads become special-occasion works of art with a simple addition of fresh flower petals. But their colourful table appeal isn’t the only advantage to harvesting some of your garden florals. They are high in many nutrients. The vivid colours of edible flowers signal antioxidants. Marigolds (Calendula officinalis) contain flavonoids, and...

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Worried about radiation from X-rays? Drink tomato juice.

Most of us have heard about the high antioxidants in tomatoes, especially in tomato sauce, paste and juice. A May 2017 study from Japan tested tomato’s phytonutrient power. Researchers wanted to find out the effect of tomato juice on the DNA damage and oxidative stress caused by exposure to X-rays. These...

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ARE ORGANIC FOODS BETTER FOR YOU?

Before this review done in March 2017, there was no published long-term, large-scale research comparing effects of organic vs. conventional diets on chronic diseases or general health. This UK-Norway partnered review wanted to find out to what extent eating organics might affect us so it compared many recent international studies. The...

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FIVE TIPS TO KEEP BONES HEALTHY

Many bone health articles promote the most obvious factors to increasing bone mineral density such as getting enough calcium and vitamin D. Here are five tips that you may not have heard before: 1. Drink Less Soda Pop. Although studies have not conclusively found that the carbonation in beverages “leaches calcium...

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7 Step Deprivation-Free Detox

“Detox” and “delicious” aren’t usually words found in the same sentence. But Master Cleanses and Kombucha concoctions aside, it is possible to clean up your diet without taking drastic measures or giving up flavourful food. To get your diet on-track, you do need to make conscious, mindful choices from breakfast...

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