The chilly weather is settling in for the winter now and it’s that time of year where we need to stayed bundled up and warm. There’s so much to enjoy about winter – snuggling up with a book, toasty woollen socks and fireplaces, bare trees...

Apricot kernels are where we get the extract for that distinctively delicious flavouring for marzipan and amaretto liqueur and have long been used as a nutrient-packed superfood. There’s been a recent stir about this flavoursome little pip though. That taste some of us love so...

Being Vegan doesn’t mean you can’t bake up a storm with the best of them and winter is the perfect weather to warm up your kitchen with some home-baking.  Take a look at these healthy delish recipes for Vegan Cupcakes handpicked for you to enjoy,...

The African Centre for Biosafety (ACB) is an organisation that aims to protect Africa’s biodiversity, traditional knowledge, seed systems, genetic diversity, food production systems, culture and diversity from the threats and risks posed by genetic engineering and industrial agriculture. They have published some worrying statistics about...

Your skin is a very good indicator of your physical and emotional health, and is literally your interface with the world in more ways than one. You may be someone who thinks one stray pimple is devastating enough, but what if you struggle with chronic...

When a real craving hits, it’s irrational. That means there must be a deeper need our body is trying to communicate to us in a very real, compelling (and hard to resist) way. Cravings are about much more than just what we put in our mouths...

Kimchi is so popular in Korea the average person eats about 20 kg of it a year – and it’s a condiment!  It’s something along the lines of chutney with a bit more substance – a have it with everything or on its own condiment....

What is Kefir? They say the word kefir originated from the Turkish word "Keif" which means "good feeling". That’s your first clue that you may just end up loving it. It’s said to have originated in the Caucus mountains, where shepherds would keep their milk in...

Gut health is taking centre stage in health advice these days, and for good reason. The more scientists research it, the more they are finding that it is key to your wellbeing in so many ways. From your mood, your neurology, your hormonal balance, to...

Stress is known to be a leading cause for illness these days and it’s so prevalent in modern life that it’s likely that at some point you may feel you need a helping hand...