Grown originally in regions of China, Mongolia and Tibet Goji berries have been used in traditional Chinese Medicine for thousands of years. The go-go Goji Berry, also known as the Wolfberry (Lycium barbarum) is now being hailed as one of the Top 10 Superfoods that we can get our hot little hands on. (more…)Read More
Do you know that our bodies are so intuitive that they actually crave particular nutrients found in seasonal produce? How clever is that?
Next time your taste buds start salivating for fresh juicy pineapple in the 40 degree heat it’s probably no coincidence. Maybe your body is needing that Vitamin C, Magnesium and Vitamin B hit! (more…)Read More
Meet Emma and Carla Papas also known as The Merrymaker Sisters.
They are authors, holistic health coaches, paleo recipe developers and social media nerds! Passionate about sharing the benefits of the paleo lifestyle and ways to live happier and healthier. On the Merrymaker Hub Emma and Carla share original recipes, nutritional information and wellbeing advice. With the belief that each and every person is here to make a positive difference, they love to inspire others to find their bliss and follow it! (more…)Read More
We have all heard the saying ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away.’
The first printed version of this saying was 1866 in the publication “Notes and Queries.” The original saying read – “Eat an apple on going to bed, and you’ll keep the doctor from earning his bread.” The saying has had variations over the years but is still one you hear all the time.
It got me thinking … Could an apple really keep the good ol’ doc away? Why an apple? And what makes an apple so amazing …? (more…)Read More
Iron certainly does help us play and being the central part of haemoglobin, which carries oxygen in the blood, Iron is super important!
Anaemia, which is a deficiency in Iron is a worldwide health problem especially common in young women and children with symptoms including fatigue, pale skin, weakness and inability to maintain body temperature. (more…)Read More
We regularly get asked about a healthier alternative to the ever so popular Frappuccino.
What exactly is a Frappuccino you may ask? It’s basically coffee blended with milk, cream, sugar and just about all things processed with ingredients that I am sure most of us wouldn’t be able to pronounce properly. Sure… it might be tasty however, it certainly isn’t beneficial for you and what about us non-dairy consuming humans? (more…)Read More
With the growing expansion of Vegetarians, Vegans and Raw Foodists in today’s society, we have begun investigating more and more the diet of a human being, our amazing body capabilities and what we need to maintain a healthy mind, body and soul.
Protein is one of those important substances that our bodies need. Protein becomes hormones, enzymes and antibodies that help our body to maintain functionality as well as rebuild and regenerate. (more…)Read More