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Self-Care Is Not Optional: Why You Need To Take Time Out For Yourself

5 Mins Read Growing up, my mother was (and still very much is) my queen. I idolized her (and still do). She was beautiful, vivacious and had this “hustle hard” mentality that I adopted early on in life. She hardly went on holidays and was defined by her business. I loved her #bossbitch attitude and wanted to be […]

Weird & Wonderful Yoga Trends From Goat Yoga To Beer Yoga

4 Mins Read From hatha to ashtanga, bikram to lyengar, there are a range of traditional yoga formats practiced all over. But as with all things wellness, people are pushing the yoga experience to its limits and creating new and original ways to twist and stretch on the mat. Ever tried a standard vinyasa sequence between gulps of […]

Green Queen Predicts: 2017 Health & Wellness Trends

5 Mins Read It’s that time of the year again, when experts all over share their predictions for the biggest trends in every industry. Green Queen spends a fair share of her time staying up to date on everything health & wellness, reading just about everything on the subjects. Holistic Health Heats Up It used to be that […]

5 Reasons To Veganuary This January

3 Mins Read Veganuary is a plant-based phenomenon that started in the UK in 2014 and is now a massive global movement. Here’s the non-profit movement’s mission in their own words: “Veganuary aims to reduce the suffering of animals by inspiring and supporting people across the globe to go vegan for the month of January.” A record number of […]

Chef Anthony’s Recipes – Jackfruit Carnitas AKA Vegan Pulled Pork

5 Mins Read Editor’s Note: Move over tofu. Step aside tempeh. There’s a new vegan meat replacement in town and it’s pretty awesome. Jackfruit, a large, spiky, durian-like fruit that is popular all over South-East Asia for its sweet, juicy flesh, has a secret use when ripe: when young, it makes for a fantastic meat substitute with a […]

Turmeric Is 2016’s Superfood Of The Year: Here’s Why It’s So Powerful

5 Mins Read If you’re a committed health enthusiast, then you’re probably already familiar with turmeric, and there’s a good chance that you already include it in your healthy lifestyle repertoire. Or perhaps you are just starting your wellness journey, and you’ve noticed more and more headlines about this super-spice. Either way, in their 2016 Food Trends report, Google deemed […]

Everything You Need to Know About Aquafaba aka Miracle Bean Water

4 Mins Read Any vegan cook worth their salt will have war stories when it comes to vegan baking: replacing eggs is no easy feat. Sure there’s apple sauce and flax seeds, but let’s face it, they are hardly ideal solutions. Turns out, there’s a miracle vegan egg replacer that’s been right under our noses this whole time. […]

Global Food Waste Trends: Solutions & Inspiration

4 Mins Read It is unthinkable that in a world where so many go hungry, food wastage is such a massive problem. And yet, here we are. An astounding 30 to 40% of all the food that is produced across the planet is wasted. Beyond the moral arguments (how can we waste food when famine is still on […]

Health Foods Of The Future At The World’s Largest Natural Products Expo

6 Mins Read Thanks to our other jobs as co-founders of Ekowarehouse, a global B2B trade platform for certified organic and ecolabel products, we get to attend awesome natural and organic product trade shows all over the world. Since we are total health & wellness geeks (not to mention Hong Kong’s Green Queens), this is one of the […]

Four Sigma Foods’ Adaptogenic Mushrooms Will Change Your Life

5 Mins Read You heard it here first, adaptogenic mushrooms are the next big thing in health and wellness. Why? Because adaptogens, like their name implies, naturally helps your body fight stress. Adaptogenic plants are able to thrive in nature under the harshest of conditions. When you consume them, your body benefits immensely from their superhero qualities. During a year […]

Green Queen Predicts: Health & Wellness Trends 2016

6 Mins Read It looks to be an exciting year for health & wellness, and Green Queen shares her predictions for what will be 2016’s biggest trends. 1. Bowl Everything Mark our words, this coming year the already-huge-on Instagram fad is going to take over IRL. Buddha bowls, smoothie bowls, rice bowls, poke, salad bowls, veggie bowls…Whatever you call […]