Licking the last drop out of the honey jar may have kept Pooh Bear healthy all those years. Honey has healing properties including fighting flu, bacteria and inflammation. According to researchers at the American Health Foundation in Valhalla, the honey ingredient called “caffeic esters” can work against precancerous changes in the colon.
So, why wouldn’t you use this natural sweetener instead of sugar? Just remember, no honey for babies under 12 months.
Here’s a wrap up of what you missed here at Life Retreat this week. Have a great weekend!
———– Studio Launch———–
LIFE RETREAT STUDIO: LAUNCHING MONDAY 5 JUNE 2017!
Lourensford Estate, in association with Life Retreat Studio, is proud to announce the launch of PHASE 1 of South Africa’s first (and only) “Healing Hub” of its kind. Experience body, mind, movement, and breath in the heart of the Cape Winelands with Yoga, Pilates, Nia, Dancing, Kiddies Yoga, Yoga for pregnant moms, Zumba, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, Bootcamp, and Meditation. Click here for details.
———– Product Reviews———–
RUNGU, BAMBOO AND CALABASH MASSAGE THERAPIES
Massage To Wellness, a boutique massage studio in Somerset West, offers various massage therapies ranging from Swedish, aromatherapy to deep tissue and sport massage. Furthermore, with the recent addition of Johann Albertyn to the massage team, they now also offer Rungu, bamboo and calabash massage therapies. Click here to read on.
QUICK FIXES FOR THAT LAST MINUTE KITCHEN DISASTER
It happens to most of us. You’re just about to serve dinner when disaster strikes . . . the rice burns, you’ve over-salted the dish, the vegetables wilt and the cream refuses to whip! But worry no more. Instead, do what great cooks do and use these simple tricks to save your culinary reputation and keep your sanity intact. Click here to read on.
RECIPE OF THE WEEK – APRICOT PORK SHOULDER
If it’s pork shoulder you’re planning to cook, then you’ve come to the right place. Just imagine a slow cooked apricot pork shoulder roast. Moist, succulent cloaked in an apricot glaze…and stuffed with apricots. It sure is mouth-watering. Get your recipe here.
———– Money matters———–
FOUR WAYS TO GET INTO THE HABIT OF SAVING
We all know its important to save. But, most of us are not in the habit of saving. We use our financial situations and make excuses when the Mr Delivery app is most used app on our phones. How many of us have a long-term savings account or enough savings to cover unexpected expenses for emergencies? Click here to find out how to get into the habit of saving.
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———————See you at the same time next week!——————-
The Life Retreat Team