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5 Reasons Spirulina Is A Health Game Changer

4 Mins Read Spirulina is a very ancient microscopic single cell blue green algae that grows in fresh water all over the world, though it is mostly harvested for consumer usage in Australia, India, China, Africa and North America. Spirulina is one of the simplest life forms on earth and forms the basis of our complex food chain. Whilst […]

January’s Best Health & Wellness Buys

4 Mins Read It’s January so eating clean and pumping ourselves with nourishing superfoods, strengthening proteins and healthy breakfasts is what it’s all about! Below are the health & wellness products we can’t live without this month. Jack & Sparrow Naturals Barrel Of Greens Super Greens Blend Don’t have time to wash, rinse and chop tons of spinach and […]

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 […]

Hong Kong’s Best Detox & Cleanse Programs 2016

9 Mins Read Do you need a restart health-wise? The holidays are a period of excess and poor habits. Come January, many of us need a boost when it comes to our bodies: our digestive systems need a break from heavy fatty & fried foods, our livers need a detox from all the drinking and our minds need sleep […]

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 […]

3 Superfoods Your Kids Should Be Eating Regularly & Why PLUS How To Use Them

5 Mins Read While the term superfood is bandied about pretty liberally these days, we remain devoted adherents to the David Wolfe definition of a superfood, from his bestselling 2009 book Superfoods, which is: “foods that have a dozen or more unique properties, not just one or two. For example, the goji berry is a source of complete protein, […]

Healthy Snacks: Superfood Protein Crunch Balls of Goodness Recipe

3 Mins Read This quick and easy recipe for Holy Crap Balls of Goodness are super crunchy, delicious and packed with powerful protein and nutritious superfoods. They’re perfect for your pre/post workout snack, your little one’s afternoon snack, a healthy lift during your mid-afternoon slump at work or a breakfast on the run. Best of all, they’re gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan […]

Green Queen’s Ultimate Guide to Juice Cleanses in HK

2 Mins Read Please note, we have updated this graphic in January 2015. Please check here to see the updated version. Unless you have been living under a proverbial rock, you have probably picked up on the whole juice cleanse trend (also known as juice detox). The juice in question is no ordinary Tropicana. No siree, this juice is a different species […]

Clean Eating: Stocking a Healthy Fridge & Pantry

3 Mins Read Karin Reiter, nutritionist extraordinaire and founder of Nutritious n Delicious, has so many fans that her Hong Kong classes about nutrition and healthy eating are always sold out! We love her style and how easy she makes it for moms on the go and busy families to make clean food choices. We are so excited […]

Green Queen Heroes: Punam Chopra of Spicebox Organics

5 Mins Read Tell us a little bit about yourself. I have been in the health and fitness industry for most of my life. I started one of the first women’s health and fitness centers in New Delhi, India 20 years ago and hosted my own fitness show on television. Following this experience, I went to Canada to […]

Green Queen Heroes: Anita Cheung of i-Detox

9 Mins Read Tell us a little bit about yourself.  I come from a background in the fashion industry. After 13 years, I wanted a change and retrained. In 2005,  I completed the program at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York and became a holistic health practitioner and wellness coach and advocate. I’ve since been trained […]

Green Queen Loves: Think Chocolate’s Artisanal Cacao Mission

4 Mins Read Think Chocolate is now closed. Anyone who doesn’t know that Brooklyn is where it’s at when it comes to fabulous artisanal food products is obviously taking a vow of media silence. Hip foodie brands are literally pouring out of New York’s hipster borough where craftsmanship and farm to table values are celebrated above all else. […]