Vegetables – are they REALLY that healthy??…

 I would like to welcome back our very own IsoWhey Chef… my guest blogger Janine Royce, who is asking the question, do we really know the nutrient quality of the vegetables we buy? read on to find out!…

We’ve all heard the saying “you are what you eat” and tuned into television campaigns advising us to eat at least 2 servings fruit and 5 serves vegetables per day. These are good guidelines to ensure we are maintaining a healthy diet, but are we really getting any nutrition from our fruit and vegetable intake? Questions that come to mind… click here to continue reading

EXERCISE to Detox the mind body & spirit…

People usually think of detoxing as simply changing what you eat or just buying a quick fix potion…and diet is the main detox tool – however, there are quite a few other things you can do to accelerate your detoxification. The main one being.. continue reading…

How to DETOX – What U need to know…part 2

Detox Detox Detox – what images or thoughts does this word bring up for you? For some it may be a bit scary, with ideas of having to deprive yourself of something you like, you may think its just a case of drinking lemon juice for 5 days or it could be something that you do anyway on a regular basis?

There are plenty of ‘potions’ on the market promising you all sorts with a quick fix – the reality is that there is no quick fix to click here to read on…

DETOX – For Health, Well-being & Weight Loss…part 1

WE LIVE IN A TOXIC WORLD” – there, I’ve said it….but its true, for most of us in the Western world anyway, just look at the statistics, we’re fatter & sicker as a society than ever before, we have more incidence of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, stroke and its happening not just to older people, but the younger generation also.. and it’s costing us a fortune. detox and read more..

Aspartame (Artificial Sweetener) – The Truth!

Like a lot of you I’m sure, I have always been aware of Artificial sweeteners like Nutrasweet, Splenda, and Sweet n Low. The idea behind them being that because sugar is so bad for us, these provide an almost non-caloric option to help us stay healthy and not put on so much weight. It’s not just our tea or coffee though in which we use these, but they appear in over 6,000 different products including

  • Diet drinks
  • chewing gum
  • flavoured water
  • breakfast cereals
  • Jams & Sweets
Probably the most famous (and controversial) sweetener of all is ASPARTAME. Accidentally discovered in 1965 by a chemist named James Schlatter testing for an anti-ulcer drug, James literally licked his hand after spilling a small amount of a crystalised substance he was working on (aspartame) – and so it was born – eventually. Continue reading