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The Difference Between Pickling and Lacto-Fermentation and How It Improves Your Health!

Posted by Alison Yu on

The Difference Between Pickling and Lacto-Fermentation and How It Improves Your Health!

What is Lacto Fermentation?   Lacto-fermenation is the process in which the lactobacillus bacteria convert the sugars naturally present in fruit or vegetables into lactic acid in an oxygen-free environment.  This simple fermentation process requires nothing more than salt, vegetables, and water (no canning or fancy equipment needed!). Some examples of lacto-fermented goods include fermented milk, sourdough bread, sauerkraut, olives, and other pickled vegetables.     What are the Benefits of Lactic Acid?   Populations of lactic acid bacteria are naturally present in nature and the ones found in milk, fruits, grains, vegetables, and meat can be used for fermentation. ...

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Why the Founder of Perfect Keto Created His Products

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Why the Founder of Perfect Keto Created His Products

Have you ever wondered why certain Perfect Keto products were made? Fortunately, Dr. Anthony Gustin, the Founder and CEO of Perfect Keto explained he made each product and what inspired him to do so!       Exogeneous Ketones Base To help the transition to ketosis be easier Even a small dose of Perfect Keto Base will boost your physical and mental energy to deal with keto flu symptoms Many exogenous ketone products taste awful or have lousy ingredients - but theirs tastes superb without any garbage ingredients Most important ingredient, BHB is present in this formula, unlike other keto...

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Face Yoga - The Secrets to a Slim and More Youthful Face

Posted by Carmen Chu on

Face Yoga - The Secrets to a Slim and More Youthful Face

    What if I told you that you can get your face feeling tighter, firmer, and look slimmer - all the benefits of a facelift without having to go under the knife? Face Yoga, a new facial exercise regiment, involves repeating specific movements on your face to boost circulation that will lift and tighten skin over time.  By stimulating certain muscles in your face, you can enhance collagen and elastin production in the middle layer of your skin to give you a smoother, more supple, tighter looking face.   Does Face Yoga Actually Work? Yes.  But just like your fitness...

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The Dangers of Using Conventional Deodorants

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The Dangers of Using Conventional Deodorants

Summer is approaching and we all know what that means. Yucky, hot, sticky weather.

Sweating profusely is awful but what’s worse is body odour.  In 2018, the Personal Hygiene market in Hong Kong mounted to a whopping $163.4 million and is expected to grow annually by 1.6% until 2023.

However, more and more reports are showing that the conventional commercial brands of deodorants are toxic and can lead to serious health conditions.  

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Forget the Dry Cleaners, Wash Your Own Delicate Pieces the Eco-Friendly Way!

Posted by Shima Shimizu on

Forget the Dry Cleaners, Wash Your Own Delicate Pieces the Eco-Friendly Way!

Ready to store away your fall and winter wardrobe?

 

Personally, I would have liked the cooler weather to last a little longer but it seems that Winter is already over and we need to start embracing the Spring season.  
If you are similar to me and like to do a final wash of their warm clothing before packing them away, there is a way to do it by yourself without ruining your favourite pieces. 

 

Have a lot of cashmere and wool pieces that you spend hundreds of dollars cleaning?  Well, ditch the dry cleaners, which use toxic chemicals that are damaging to the human health and environment and try….. handwashing!  I know.. it might sound like a pain but this is by far the safest, most natural method using only plant and mineral cleansers.

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