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10 Reasons To Add Chia To Your Diet

Posted on March 20, 2014 by Warrick Dowsett | 0 comments

Ch-ch-ch-chia! Chia is an edible seed that comes from the desert plant Salvia hispanica, a member of the mint family that grows abundantly in southern Mexico. Nowadays, chia is becoming better known as a great source of healthy omega-3 fats and fibre, and fortunately it's an easy food to add to your diet.

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High Antioxidant Berries

Posted on October 02, 2013 by Warrick Dowsett | 0 comments

Antioxidants are substances or nutrients in our foods which can prevent or slow the oxidative damage to our body. When our body cells use oxygen, they naturally produce free radicals (by-products) which can cause damage. Antioxidants act as "free radical scavengers" and hence prevent and repair damage done by these free radicals.  Health problems such as heart disease, macular degeneration, diabetes, cancer are all contributed by oxidative damage. Antioxidants may also enhance immune defense and therefore lower the risk of cancer and infection.

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Traditional Fermented Miso; right here in New England!

Posted on May 22, 2013 by Warrick Dowsett | 0 comments


Folks often ask where we source our ingredients. We are proud to be able to support and source our Miso locally, right here in New England's Conway MA from the privately owned and run South River Miso Company. Chris the owner make their Miso by strict traditional fermentation techniques that have been handed down. See why traditional fermented miso is so good, and so very good for you.

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Let’s talk about quinoa (KEEN-wah), shall we?

Posted on May 17, 2013 by Warrick Dowsett | 0 comments


Let’s talk about quinoa (KEEN-wah), shall we?
It’s pretty darn special.
  • It’s gluten free. It’s closer related to spinach than it is to any grain.
  • It is a complete protein: it has all 9 amino acids packed into each little seed.
  • It’s high in magnesium (good for heart health. helpful to counteract high blood pressure or high cholesterol)
    Convinced yet? Aside from it being good for you, it’s super easy to make.
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    Liver Detox & Beetroot (Beets)

    Posted on April 11, 2013 by Warrick Dowsett | 0 comments


    (beets) contains a chemical called betaine that stimulates the liver cells and protects the liver and bile ducts.
    Beets are delicious and nutritious powerhouses. Here are 7 healthful reasons to love beets!

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    Antioxidants red-orange-yellow-green-purple.

    Posted on April 09, 2013 by Warrick Dowsett | 1 comment


    With the super food race in full swing and the search for that one super ingredient guaranteed to tick all boxes including the highest of antioxidant levels, is a race that is ever changing. There was green tea, red tea, blueberries the goji berry and beyond, all of which at one stage or another carried a certainty that this is the ultimate antioxidant gem one should wrap their free radicals around. When truth be told, it is a little of all the colours that make up your antioxidant rainbow..... 

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