Creamy (Dairy-Free) Shiitake Mushroom Soup

By |2019-07-19T17:06:35+02:00July 19th, 2019|Nutrition|

Creamy (Dairy-Free) Shiitake Mushroom Soup Chilly nights need this Creamy (Dairy-Free) Shiitake Mushroom Soup. Trust us. We’ve tried it; we know. And even better, it’s rather easy to make, especially once you’ve gathered and chopped all your simple ingredients. Of course, you can make it without the Shiitake Mushroom Powder, but we can give you [...]

Shiitake & Brown Mushroom Risotto

By |2019-07-19T16:55:53+02:00July 19th, 2019|Nutrition|

Shiitake & Brown Mushroom Risotto Yes, a labour of love. And the result was delicious. The shiitake powder gives this Shiitake & Brown Mushroom Risotto a potent flavour kick, not to mention a good dose of health. And this particular fungus has – and notice the amusing wordplay – antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal properties. It [...]

Superfood Energy Crunch Bars

By |2019-07-19T15:39:02+02:00June 28th, 2019|Nutrition|

Superfood Energy Crunch Bars: Green Gold? Although it does have a greeny goldy colour, the fact that this particular superfood energy bar hides a treasure of a different kind is perhaps more exciting. The kind that is green in colour and worth its weight in gold. A sustainably-and-organically-sourced-chlorella-and-spirulina kind of 'health-gold' that gives your energy [...]

6 Breastfeeding questions you may feel embarrassed to ask

By |2019-06-20T15:45:51+02:00February 4th, 2019|Baby health, Breastfeeding, Child health, Family, Nursing, Nutrition, Pregnancy, Women's Health|

For first-time moms, breastfeeding questions can seem like a minefield. There are heaps of questions you’d like to ask, but, frankly, feel uncomfortable about discussing such intimate issues. Guess what – you’re perfectly normal! Here are answers to six of the most commonly withheld questions about breastfeeding. 1. I have small breasts. Can [...]

Organic Hemp Seed Superfood Balls with Cranberry & Cashew Nuts (raw, gluten free)

By |2019-06-20T15:45:40+02:00October 26th, 2018|Nutrition|

These organic hemp seed superfood balls are always a hit Date balls are old news. So we are always looking for new, interesting and innovative ways to use the amazing organic, raw Drasanvi superfoods. We discovered  an awesome recipe for organic hemp seed superfood balls about a year ago. And we've refined it to a [...]

Gotu Kola may help Memory, Mood, Circulation and more

By |2018-07-30T10:53:30+02:00July 2nd, 2018|Digestive system health, General health, Immunity, Nutrition|

Gotu kola, the ‘herb of long life’, is a staple in traditional Eastern medicine since medicine began. In the West, we use it to support peripheral blood flow, helping to warm icy fingers and toes and improve varicose veins. In current news, gotu kola is making a major comeback as studies confirm its benefits for [...]

Gut health: why we keep hearing about the microbiome, prebiotics and probiotics.

By |2018-06-26T13:06:53+02:00May 10th, 2018|Digestive system health, General health, Immunity, Nutrition|

Gut health is much more than having good digestion and regular bowels. A healthy gut contributes to better health in almost every other organ and system in your body. But how and why? The answer lies in the massive populations of good bacteria that live in your gut - the so called microbiome - and [...]

Barley grass recipe: green olive tapenade with barley grass

By |2018-02-28T12:42:25+02:00February 28th, 2018|Nutrition|

Try this easy barley grass recipe for a tasty green olive tapenade If you've been looking for a barley grass recipe, try this tasty non-smoothie recipe from Heidi Swanson of 101COOKBOOKS.com - ready in less than 10 minutes! Ingredients 30 Green olives, rinsed and pitted 1 Spring onion, thinly sliced. 2/3 cup toasted [...]

Bone broth: is it a mineral rich superfood or just soup?

By |2018-03-13T16:07:22+02:00January 30th, 2018|Bone health, General health, Nutrition|

Bone broth has been around for a while. Journalists, friends and fitness enthusiasts extol its virtues. At Flora Force, we passionately believe in the health benefits of a well-balanced eating plan. So bone broth could hardly fail to catch our attention. We wanted to find out if this paleo-lovers' favourite could be considered the new [...]

Dental care during pregnancy

By |2017-02-07T07:33:59+02:00February 7th, 2017|Bone health, General health, Nutrition, Pregnancy, Teeth / Tooth health|

Many moms-to-be are so busy preparing for their baby that they overlook their own personal wellbeing – including that of their teeth. Dental care during pregnancy is more than simply resisting sweet cravings. Here’s what all expectant moms need to know about caring for their teeth and gums. When you’re pregnant, you’re given lots of advice [...]