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Prebiotics

  According to the International Scientific Association of Probiotic and Prebiotics (ISAPP), prebiotics are defined as “a substrate that is selectively utilised by host microorganisms conferring a health benefit”. Prebiotics are some types of indigestible (to humans), fibre or polysaccharides (complex chain of sugars) found in fibre rich plants and fruits. They travel through our…

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Warming Coconut and Vegetable Soup

  Ingredients (serves 4):   Paste   1 inch cubed, peeled ginger 1 inch cubed galangal (or 2 tbsp. of ground paste) 0.5 tbsp. turmeric powder 3 large red chillies (deseeded to remove most of the heat) 1.5 tbsp. ground coriander seed 3 shallots 2 cloves garlic   Additional Ingredients   1 stick of lemon…

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What is Functional Medicine?

                      A growing branch in the world of alternative medicine, functional medicine relies on the basic principle that every person responds differently to every illness. The biology-based approach addresses the root cause or causes of disease, such as genetic makeup, environmental influences, and lifestyle choices,…

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