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Hemp Consumption Legalised in Australia & NZ

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It is now possible to legally buy and consume hemp products in Australia and New Zealand. Hemp is one of nature’s true superfoods that comes with a list of health and beauty benefits, yet, until today you couldn’t find it on your local supermarket shelves without labels warning against internal use. Today, Australia and New Zealand join the rest of the world in allowing consumption of “low THC hemp seed foods”, according to Food Standards Australia New Zealand. It is…

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Dairy Allergy? Try These Plant-Based Milks Instead

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Nut, seed, grain and legume milks may be the new dairy, but knowing the nutritious from the health-hyped goes beyond reading ingredient labels. While cows may be resting little easier in the wake of a new-found love of alternative milks, there’s good reason to make your own say some of the country’s leading dieticians and nutritionists. From sugar-loaded Ultra Heat Treated (UHT) varieties to made-from-concentrates, there are often more than simply nuts, seeds, legumes and grains in store-bought milks, says…

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Gluten Intolerance + A Guide to Grains

A diet rich in whole grains may boost digestive health, promote vibrant skin, while giving the body essential nutrients to function optimally. But knowing your wheat from your buckwheat is a must before loading up your plate. As diet fads come and go, grains have received a bad rap, with some dieticians and enthusiastic health bloggers suggesting to stay far away from the grains and fruits of cereal grasses in order to foster better health. However, health experts who sing…

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