Medicinal plants

Forget what you’ve heard: Turmeric seems to have zero medicinal properties

January 12, 2017; Quartz India;  Akshat Rathi: Turmeric has done the full circle: from ancient remedy to hipster Western drink. Even today, Indians readily apply it on fresh wounds, chicken-pox scabs, and insect bites. Medical professionals prescribe it for urological diseases, worm infections, and even cancer. Such has been the hype that the yellow-golden spice is… Continue reading Forget what you’ve heard: Turmeric seems to have zero medicinal properties

healthy eating

Eat your fibre or face the flesh-eating microbe cannibals

While fibre has been a good cure as a bulking agent for exciting disorders like constipation, it has a dull image and has faded into the background behind trendier (and more commercial) food messages like gluten, cholesterol, saturated fat and sugar. Often it can be the hardest item to find on the food label.

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Coconut oil for weight loss?

When it comes to weight loss, some research has shown that coconut oil can be effective for weight loss. A study published in the March 2008 issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that coconut oil was more effective at promoting weight loss than olive oil. The small study followed 49 overweight men… Continue reading Coconut oil for weight loss?

Green Health · Uncategorized

Seychelles is the top African Country to meet Sustainable Development Goals

A year after the Sustainable Development Goals – SDGs – were launched, Seychelles has been ranked as the top performing African country in meeting various health related targets of the SDGs. Seychelles is number one in Africa and number 40 in the world with a total score of 71. Of African countries, Mauritius comes next… Continue reading Seychelles is the top African Country to meet Sustainable Development Goals

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Veggie windbreakers

The green fingers never stop moving at Nature Seychelles Heritage (organic) Garden. Seeds getting planted, produce being sown, soil turning, pruning, pest control and recently, creating  ‘windbreakers’ for  our vegetable beds.

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Additional Green Yoga Session

We are now offering an additional Green Yoga session on Wednesday morning at The Sanctuary in Roche Caiman. From the feedback received from our Green Health members, we will offer a one hour session on Wednesdays at 9.00am. The afternoon sessions will remain as they are with one hour sessions on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5.00pm. 

green yoga

Green Yoga is Back

Green Yoga is back! Dust off your mats and head to The Sanctuary. Come and nourish your body, mind and soul with a yoga practice surrounded by paradise.