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August 2016

Want to cleanse your mind, body and spirit from impurities? Tired of those troublesome toxins? Peruse through our list of easy-peasy lemon squeezy recipes that you can smoothly incorporate into your life. These days, nobody has the time to spend a chunk of their time wondering what to eat, how to cook, where to buy and how much to spend. Instead, take baby steps and follow our ten commandments to seamlessly infuse health and vitality into your routine.   Cut back on the meat – These days, meat such as chicken is chockfull of growth hormones and other impurities that can negatively impact your own hormones, leading to problems such as polycystic ovary syndrome in women. Try adopting a no-meat day once or twice a week, and gorge on delicious vegetarian options instead!   Purchase Organic Goods – Many cringe

The one word that seems to be synonymous with organic foods is ‘expensive’. Most people skip through the fresh fruits and vegetables, or GMO-free line at the grocery store, and opt instead for ready-to-cook lasagnas, frozen nuggets, just-add-water mashed potato mixtures, cereals etc. Whilst packaged in deceivingly tempting cartons and luring colors, these processed goods are another way of poisoning your body and incapacitating its ability to fight disease and stay fit. This is why it is not only important, but increasingly necessary, to make the switch towards incorporating as much organic food into your diet as is possible. For this reason, we have come up with a helpful list of ideas that will assist you in staying health within your budget. You no longer have to spend a chunk of your income into eating foods that do not take

Trends come and trends go, but organic food is here to stay – it’s as simple as that. People from all four corners of the globe are jumping onto the healthy food bandwagon, and it’s about time you did too!   Why, you ask?   Because you deserve it, that’s why! Keep reading to find out more.   What is organic food?   Sure you’ve seen the word floating around on the TV and on many labels, but do you actually know what makes a food ‘organic’? It basically refers to the way in which food is grown by the farmer, whereby conventional methods of farming that involve chemical fertilizers, pesticides and additives are used. Instead, practices such as crop rotation, natural fertilizers or compost is used to feed plants and soils and control weeds. The aim is to reduce pollution in the environment and encourage water and

We have discussed quite a few tips so far in an effort to encourage you to opt for the organic lifestyle. While Organic Jiyo team has made a combined effort to elaborate on the importance and effectiveness of this endeavour for the user, we would like to discuss the importance of individual contribution.   To start with, we believe it should give you a great deal of comfort in the fact that simply opting this lifestyle is a contribution! This is how;   The environmental impact of agriculture is largely dependent on the agricultural methods practiced by the farmers. Over the years, farming practices have changed based on the large demand as well as other economic factors. The ultimate goal in farming has been a large yield and what we call today, intensive farming. This commercial practice is based on a large input per

Looking into organic produce and mindful eating habits for a healthy lifestyle means you need all the information you can get on the nutrient value of the foods you eat. As Organic Jiyo aims to accompany you on this journey, I will share some useful material in a way that would be most beneficial for you. Let’s first look at THE vitamin; Vitamin C. Known to be a nutrition and health powerhouse, vitamin C is responsible for boosting the immune system, preventing unpleasant symptoms like weakness, fatigue, joint and muscle aches, bleeding gums as well as anemia. Looking and feeling fresh are all expected results of a healthy lifestyle achieved from conscious eating habits. Vitamin C is largely responsible for this result. Vitamin C can be obtained from both fruits and vegetables. It is best to locate where the two food groups

  The summer is in full swing and most of you could have used some tips earlier on, I believe it is never too late to take up some healthy habits. In my search for easy and doable health practices, I came across this excellent formula for keeping the body hydrated up to its optimum level. At an average, the human body is 60% water. So it is no doubt a decrease in this percentage makes the body prone to different health risks. These include lethargy, clumsiness, dizziness, confusion as well as an increase in the heart rate, blood pressure and more serious issues like blackouts and heat stroke. Metabolism is very closely related to water intake and those looking to maintain or lose weight should be very mindful of keeping the body hydrated. Dehydration drastically causes a drop in the metabolic rate.

Organic Jiyo is not just about organic produce but a complete lifestyle change. In this venture, I have decided to share useful tips to assist you as we all undergo this change. A healthy lifestyle has many aspects; a gradual change would go a long way and is easier to manage as I have recently experienced. I am here to take all on board this journey to a healthful living. A lifestyle change requires what we call the practice of mindful eating; for a healthy diet as well as to lose weight. To start with, eating mindfully is not just a remedy. Mindful eating should be taken as a routine practice since prevention is always better than cure. Eating mindfully can be understood as a good relationship with food. Here, I will remind you of four simple rules that you might