Category: Food as Medicine

Building Resilience – The Key to Supporting Mental Health

This article was first published on the Metagenics ANZ blog. Which best describes your day? Is it busy but everything goes smoothly and you respond positively to whatever challenges arise – or does it feel more like everything is a frantic juggle and you literally cannot take on board...
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Growing Foods With Medicinal Qualities – Turmeric and Ginger

Recently I harvested a bumper crop (for me!) of both ginger and turmeric and enjoyed some immune supporting tea at the time of harvest (see more on this here). Now i’m back to rights 100% my attention turns to transforming my harvest into many delicious items. However, being so...
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Food as Medicine: Part 3 – Supporting Immunity

This week has seen me in the garden lifting out the turmeric and ginger as they are ready to harvest and beautifully golden (or orangey-yellow for the turmeric). The picture above is the real deal. Foodies will no doubt be thinking what could be created from these exotic spices,...
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Food as Medicine: Part 2 – Eating the Rainbow

You may or may not have heard this expression, but if not it simply means to get as many naturally, colourful foods inside you as you can – at every mealtime opportunity. Why? Because, each colourful addition to your diet will be offering you something a little different –...
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Food as Medicine: Part 1 – Building Quality Foundations

You are what you eat…quite literally. Broken down into their component parts, your food choices are one of the most important ways you connect your external environment to your internal one. The question is – what do you eat? Have you ever thought what happens to the food you...
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Why Buy Organic?

This article was originally published on the Metagenics ANZ blog. More people are paying close attention to the food they eat; reading labels with eagle eyes and looking for the term ‘organic’, but is the desire for organic produce just driven by clever marketing? What is it about knowing...
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