Author Archives: Monique

Hemp protein vs whey protein

hemp protein

Hemp protein vs whey protein, in  a nutshell.   Both hemp powder and whey powder contain significant amounts of protein, but hemp protein may be a better option for those who have allergies or those who prefer to eat natural, unprocessed and plant-based products. Additionally, hemp protein contains a  range of other nutrients such as essential […]

Time to turn to reusable shopping bags? The nasty truth about plastic bags.

shopping bags

In 1977 plastic shopping bags were introduced into the supermarkets and our dependency on them began. After forty or so years Is our love affair with plastic finally coming to an end?  Should we just make the break ourselves before the ban is implemented and replace our regular plastic bags for reusable shopping bags? Here […]

Cleaning products… are they harmful to our health?

home cleaning products

Are we aware of what’s in our cleaning products? Are home cleaning products dangerous to our health?  Would you normally spray your bathroom with a bottle that has ‘hazardous’ or ‘irritant’ on the label?  How about our kitchen bench?  Would you clean the area where you prepare food with a product that listed a ‘carcinogen’ […]

What are the benefits of burning beeswax candles?

the benefits of burning beeswax candles

What are the benefits of burning beeswax candles? We are told that they are better to burn than paraffin and soy wax candles, but why?  Exactly what are the benefits of burning beeswax candles? Firstly, we love the instant ambiance created by the lighting of a beeswax candle and it’s unique ultra-golden flame. They may […]