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2016 Detox Trends: What’s New In The World Of Cleansing

6 Mins Read If January came and went, along with your healthy living resolutions, don’t fret. We asked world renowned detox expert Jennifer Thompson to give us the 411 on what’s new in the world of detoxing for 2016 and she shares four practical programs based on the healing powers of food that you can undertake at home no matter how […]

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 […]

Green Queen Loves: Body Awakening One Month Cleansing Program- The Easiest, Gentlest & Most Effective Cleanse Out There

5 Mins Read These days, the word “cleansing” often brings to mind a (cold-pressed) juice fast, not to mention the inevitable cravings for sugary and fatty foods that tend to follow so we were pretty excited to trial a cleanse with a different philosophy altogether, one that promises to approach detoxification with a far less extreme program. Body […]

Weekend Cleanse: Green Queen’s Guide to Detoxing At Home

4 Mins Read It’s January and we have all over-indulged over the holidays. Our natural instinct is to want to detox and cleanse our body of all the excess. That being said, many of us don’t have the time (or budget) for a spa getaway. Not to worry! Green Queen has put together this handy guide to detoxing at […]

Want Glowing Skin? Follow These 5 Natural Tricks To Banish Dullness

5 Mins Read We are always being told what to eat to make our skin clear and beautiful – avocados, walnuts, salmon, kale…the list goes on. Sometimes you can do all of this and much more yet still feel like you aren’t getting the results you want. January is detox season so a perfect time to tackle dull skin. The problem […]

Listen To Your Gut – Why Ferments Are Vital To Good Health

5 Mins Read Ten years ago the terms microbes, gut bacteria and probiotics were not part of most people’s daily vocabulary. Fast forward to 2014, and it feels like barely a week goes by without another big news article about the importance of the over 100 trillion (yes, over 100, 000, 000, 000, 000) bacteria in our gut. The probiotic […]

The Perfect Homemade Yoghurt Recipe – Get It Right Every Time

4 Mins Read Making yogurt at home is not as hard as people might think. As recent as a month ago, my desire to make yogurt was magnified. Why? With inflated prices of yogurt in Hong Kong ranging from $80 – $150 HKD for a litre or less, it can make an everyday staple unaffordable or a ‘luxury’. […]

Green Queen Foodie: Kombucha Making 101 with Chef Shima of Sesame Kitchen

5 Mins Read Even if you only just occasionally glance at the news once every few weeks, the term probiotics must be somewhat familiar to you. And you probably also know that good gut health is kind of important. Probiotics = healthy digestive system. You also know that taking supplement pills is so passé and everyone and their mom […]

How To Detox Every Day – Easy Tips Everyone Can Follow

4 Mins Read Almost everyday I get asked: “If I should do just one thing to be healthy, what should it be?”Each month, I send you one of my answers. We love to detox – a juice cleanse, the maple syrup diet & cabbage soup diet (urgh); you name it, we will go to any lengths to ‘kick start’ […]