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Fermentanicals Founder, Jayta, Opens up about Food Struggles, Body Image, and Functional Foods

Fermentanicals Founder, Jayta, Opens up about Food Struggles, Body Image, and Functional Foods

Fermentanicals Founder & Psychologist, Jayta Szpitalak, opens up with Stellar Magazine, as found in your Sunday paper, about her struggles with food, unhealthy habits, and body image after babies. She gets deep, check it out: Click here to find the original article.

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The Low Down on Fermenting, Activating and Sprouting

The Low Down on Fermenting, Activating and Sprouting

By Nina Kingsford-Smith from Healthy Happenings Just like the team at Fermentanicals, I believe in harnessing as many nutrients from food as possible. A key way to do this for ‘seeds’ (including actual seeds, nuts, grains, and legumes) is through fermenting, activating and sprouting. Firstly and foremost…what do these words mean? Fermenting is when certain […]

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Eat Fat and Improve your Health!!

Eat Fat and Improve your Health!!

I don’t know about you, but growing up in the 80s and 90s, I was chronically taught to avoid fats. Back then we were taught they were the sole cause of heart disease and health issues in food. In fact, if there was ever a low fat option, my family would inevitably purchase that. We [...]
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Emotional Body Mapping: how emotions resonate in our body

Emotional Body Mapping: how emotions resonate in our body

We live in such a globally diverse society today, with 196 countries in the world, there are over 6,500 different languages spoken.  There are so many different cultures and different methods to communicate, however shockingly, with all this diversity, researchers from Finland found that the way people experience emotions in their body is surprisingly consistent […]

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5 Minutes with Media Legend Shelly Horton

5 Minutes with Media Legend Shelly Horton

Our founder, Jayta Szpitalak, caught up with renowned journalist and media personality Shelly Horton from Shell Shocked Media and Channel 9 to discuss health, owning her own business, personal care, and more….all while getting a mini cardio session in themselves! Shelly Horton has had an amazing journalism career appearing on Channel 7 for years and [...]
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Find out the secret natural cure for your hangovers!

Find out the secret natural cure for your hangovers!

Had a few too many recently? Who can blame you, the festive season just passed and that means many of us indulged a little more than we thought we would on some booze and decadent meals! This means hanging out the next day in bed and when we finally muster up the courage to emerge from [...]
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3 Stress Busting Techniques you can do anytime & anywhere!

3 Stress Busting Techniques you can do anytime & anywhere!

Nobody loves the feeling of being stressed out.  Stress is on the rise, and in our fast-paced lives, distress can and will adversely affect our functioning on numerous levels.  Sometimes, we don't even realize it, the stress accumulates and creeps up slowly and before you realize it you begin to feel overwhelmed.  While there are many [...]
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A whole new meaning to that "Gut Feeling"

A whole new meaning to that “Gut Feeling”

We've all heard the saying ‘you are what you eat”, but research now indicates we feel what we eat….not just physically but emotionally and mentally!  New research indicates that the bacteria created in your gut, or your microbiome, actually create neurotransmitters (such as serotonin, the same thing created in your brain) that affect your emotions.  Let's make [...]
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5 Effective Methods to Fight off Inflammation!

5 Effective Methods to Fight off Inflammation!

In lectures I’ve been attending recently, I’ve noticed many doctors out there have been boiling down systemic causes of disease to a few culprits lately, and inflammation amongst other things has always made it on the list.  So what is inflammation? Inflammation is a natural defense response that is automated by the body’s immune system. [...]
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6 Foods That Give Your Mood a Boost!

6 Foods That Give Your Mood a Boost!

Can we really eat our way to happiness? It's no secret that there is a direct link between your mood and the food you put in your body. So, why not utilize this amazing scientific fact to our advantage and literally eat your self into a better mood?! When stress and nerves get you down, [...]
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