There’s not much you can do to avoid winter ills and chills altogether. However, a stronger immune system is better at recognising harmful microbes in your body and fighting them before they multiply and take over.
Antioxidants work to benefit your health because they help to neutralise unstable free radicals in your body. Olive leaf extract is incredibly concentrated, containing high levels of phenolic and polyphenolic compounds known for their antioxidant effects.
Comvita Fresh-Picked Olive Leaf Extract is available in three liquid flavours (peppermint, mixed berry and original). www.health2000.co.nz/shop/shop-by-brands/comvita
? Coconut, chia and mango breakfast recipe ?
200ml coconut milk (½ can)
¼ cup chia seeds
15g Balance Plant Protein
Coconut (½ scoop)
Mango, either fresh or canned
Toasted dessicated coconut, sliced almonds, sesame seeds, pumpkin and sunflower seeds
A pinch of ginger or cinnamon to taste
Mix coconut milk, chia seeds and Balance Plant Protein togther in a bowl (add a touch of water ifneeded). Leave in the fridge for a few minutes, until the chia seeds have doubled in size. Slice the mango into bite-sized strips. In a bowl, mix together the topping ingredients.
To serve, layer the ingredients into a glass or bowl, starting with the toppings and sliced mango. Add chia protein mix and repeat.