Brain and Nervous System
July 11, 2018

Could magic mushrooms revolutionise healthcare?

Do you ever wonder if it’s possible to reboot your brain? Medical researchers have found that magic mushrooms (also called psychedelics) can boost brain function, particularly in people diagnosed with depression. It’s been revealed that people who are unresponsive to conventional treatments benefit when treated with natural psychoactive compounds. Magic mushrooms contain a psychoactive compound called psilocybin. This substance leads to a reduction in depressive symptoms when given to patients in clinical trials. Brain awakening Psilocybin is a well-known natural psychedelic substance. It’s been known to bring on therapeutic effects in people with depression. Researchers say that the drug helps…
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October 24, 2017

4 healthy braai recipes

Forget the fatty lamb chops and greasy wors. Hosting a healthy braai is possible. Try these tasty, low-calorie recipes.  Juicy beef burgers Ingredients 400g beef fillet 200g pork mince 1 slice of stale bread, made into breadcrumbs 1 large handful of basil leaves, roughly chopped 2 onions, chopped 4 cloves of garlic, chopped 1 teaspoon coriander powder 1 teaspoon allspice powder 1 teaspoon smoked paprika Salt Black pepper 1 egg Olive oil Method Fry the onions and garlic in some olive oil until lightly browned. Dice the beef and put it into a bowl big enough to hold all of…
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Food & nutrition
August 3, 2014

Mushroom juice: The latest drink trend!

The new drink craze is called “kombucha”, and even major celebs including Halle Berry, Madonna and Reese Witherspoon are singing its praises. (more…)
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