Substituting Sugar Organic Guide

Everyone’s diet and health could benefit by replacing the refined white sugar they eat with good quality natural sweeteners such as brown rice syrup, barley malt syrup, maple syrup, organic raw honey, palm sugar or molasses. These are all filled with flavour and are delicious. Refined white sugar, so widely consumed in Australia, has had…

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Spelt Organic Guide

Spelt is an ancient grain, closely related to modern wheat. Spelt is a nutritionally rich food, with a lower gluten and higher protein, fibre and fat content than regular wheat. Even though spelt has a greater protein content than wheat, the protein in spelt is easier to digest, meaning often those intolerant or allergic to…

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Sea Vegetable Organic Guide

Seaweeds are highly nutritious foods, containing large amounts of minerals and trace elements, including iron, calcium and iodine, as well as vitamins A, C and B complex. Due to their dense mineral content sea vegetables are advantageous even when consumed in small quantities. Sea vegetables are beneficial for the thyroid, bones, teeth, hair, skin and…

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Pumpkin Organic Guide

Pumpkin is a wonderfully healthful food, full of fibre, beta carotene, vitamin C, potassium, calcium, iron, as well as other vitamins and minerals. Pumpkin is a member of the gourd family, which also includes watermelon and squash. Its lovely orange flesh has a mild sweet flavour. Pumpkin seeds (pepitas) are a good source of zinc,…

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Pears Organic Guide

Pears are a nutrient dense food, containing significant amounts of potassium, and vitamin C. Additionally, they have appreciable levels of magnesium, phosphorus, calcium, iron, folic acid, carotene, vitamin B2 and vitamin E. Pears also contain high amounts of fibre. They are good for the skin, the intestines and the heart, and according to Chinese medicine…

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Oranges and Mandarins Organic Guide

The delicious flavour, vibrant colour and beautiful perfume of oranges and mandarins mean that they are enjoyed virtually universally. Oranges and mandarins are an excellent source of vitamin C and a good source of thiamin, folic acid, vitamin A and fibre. They are also a source of potassium, calcium, phosphorus and magnesium, contain no sodium,…

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