Using ghee and MCT oils for cooking

What are MCTs?
Of the fuel sources available to the body for energy, there are two main types, namely carbs/sugar or fat. The body converts carbs/sugar into glucose, while fat is rendered into what are called ketones, an organic compound. Medium chain triglycerides (MCTs), which make up about 66% of coconut oil, are a class of […]

The most powerful chia seeds on the planet

Salba is more than just a name. It literally defines the only two registered varieties of chia in the world—Sahi Alba 911 and Sahi Alba 912—for their consistent size, shape and off-the-charts nutritional quality. Any other chia seeds on the shelf are considered a wild crop, where the nutrition, and even species, can vary depending on […]

What is the healthiest kind of salt?

Despite recent low-sodium crazes, salt is–and always has been–essential for optimal health. We need salt and minerals to survive. Think about it. When admitted to a hospital, you are usually hooked up to an IV drip, not of water, but saline––saltwater. So, the question is not “Should I be eating salt?” but rather, “What kind […]

Coconut oil for cooking, baking and more!

Coconut oil, containing heart-healthy saturated fat, is a nutritious alternative for cooking and baking. When choosing a coconut oil keep in mind that you want it to be fresh, pure, sustainable and fair trade. Alpha DME Organic Coconut Oil is certified Fair Dinkum Fair Trade and is hand pressed from wildcrafted coconuts at the growing […]

Pure and packed with energy

Natural Energy Source – Coconut oil is one of nature’s richest sources of medium chain triglycerides (MCTs), which are fats you body can use to produce energy. Coconut oil can also be used in your favourite recipes as a substitute for butter, margarine, shortening or vegetable oils. Blend it into salad dressings, smoothies, sauces and […]

Boost your EFA intake

We all know that getting your omega-3s each day is important. But what makes it essential? What role does omega-6 play? Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) are healthy fats we cannot make ourselves and must get from our food. Every cell, tissue, gland and organ is dependent upon them.

Omega-3 is known as alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) and […]

Add more superfoods to your everyday

Remember when your mom and grandma told you to “Eat more greens?” Well guess what, they were right! Thousands of published scientific studies from around the world have confirmed the healthy wisdom of what mom and grandma always said. And that’s not all! Now the latest research also tells us to eat the blues, the […]

Enhance your holidays with essential oils

It’s been said that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach (incidentally research shows the same for women), but less commonly touted is the adage that – the way to a person’s brain is through their nose. Our sense of smell is often underestimated in comparison to our other senses, but the […]

The unique benefits of fermented herb shots

How does fermentation work?
Fermentation uses microbes to alter the chemistry of the food to make them less susceptible to damage. Friendly yeasts and bacteria begin the process of digesting the sugars within the foods, creating acids that prevent spoilage from non-probiotic microbes. These acids give fermented foods their characteristic tang and provide a number of […]

A Complete Approach to Gut Health

Everybody’s talking about gut health and the microbiome these days! It’s for good reason. The gut microbiome is an amazing area of study – research is discovering more and more about how our microbiome influences our overall health. Genuine Health is obsessed with the microbiome, and learning about all of the new discoveries about its […]