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  1. Far infrared sauna facts, health benefits and myths

    Far infrared sauna facts, health benefits and myths

    To be able to enjoy tranquil and restorative time at home while detoxifying your body is now an easily accessible luxury.

    Saunas provide you with health benefits in just a few minutes a day, leaving you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated to deal with busy life.

    You may have heard about ‘infrared’ and ‘regular saunas,’ and the differences between the two. We get questions everyday here at Vitality about this and also why the Zen Far infrared sauna is different to others.

    In this article we will dive into answering these questions and let you know about

    • evidence-based truths of how infrared saunas can really benefit your health
    • help clear up some myths around infrared saunas
    • explain the benefits and points of difference of a zen far infrared sauna

    Regular saunas vs infrared saunas

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  2. infrared sauna

    Far infrared sauna facts, health benefits and myths

    To be able to enjoy tranquil and restorative time at home while detoxifying your body is now an easily accessible luxury.

    Saunas provide you with health benefits in just a few minutes a day, leaving you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated to deal with busy life.

    You may have heard about ‘infrared’ and ‘regular saunas,’ and the differences between the two. We get questions everyday here at Vitality about this and also why the Zen Far infrared sauna is different to others.

    In this article we will dive into answering these questions and let you know about

    • evidence-based truths of how infrared saunas can really benefit your health
    • help clear up some myths around infrared saunas
    • explain the benefits and points of difference of a zen far infrared sauna

    Regular saunas vs infrared saunas

    Traditional saunas heat th

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  3. food dehydrator

    Which food dehydrator should I buy?

    What are food dehydrators?

    Food dehydrators are a great way to reduce your cost of food, increase your nutritional intake and speed up your cooking.

    In the past our ancestors relied on the sun to dry out food, but these days it is a process where moisture is removed from foods by circulating air at a very low temperature in an oven-like device including two main designs: stacked shelves and pull out shelves.

    In this article we will cover the benefits of using food dehydration plus some great tips on deciding the best machine for your home or business, all backed by Vitality 4 Life’s 30 day return policy, 24/7 customer support and extended warranties.

    What are the main benefits of dehydrating food?

    There are many benefits to dehydrating your food and getting a food hydrator machine. 

    Increases your fibre intake

    Studies have shown that food dehydration helps to i

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  4. home treadmill, foldable, treadmill, running machine

    Which treadmill is best for home exercise?

    Working out at home is a great way to enjoy fitness and wellbeing benefits and work towards your goals. Whether it’s weight loss, time out, stress management, maintaining healthy joints or improving your mobility, we have you covered.

    We often get asked, ‘which treadmill is best for me?, ‘which is the best treadmill for home?’ and ‘how can I get a cheap home treadmill that is still great quality?’

    Vitality 4 Life has a complete range of high quality home treadmills or as some may call them ‘running machines’ to suit your needs, each with a 5 year warranty you can trust.

    There are 11 home treadmills in our AbodeFit Health range and the great thing is you can choose a basic walking treadmill which is suited for those who simply want a light walk and to get active, all the way up to those who enjoy running and fitness programs.

    All treadmills are easy to get going, some being foldable treadmills and portable treadmills too.

    We have listed below th

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  5. How to make banana chips with a food dehydrator

    How to make banana chips with a food dehydrator

    Going bananas for bananas in your food dehydrator!

    Why do we go bananas for bananas? The Australian Banana page says "peel good, feel good". Bananas have bone strengthening magnesium, folate for a healthy mind and Vitamin B6 for that feel good energy. Dehydrate bananas in your BioChef Food Dehydrator for healthy snacks that last the distance.

    Banana Chips, food dehydrator, biochef, byron bay

    How to make banana chips in your food dehydrator

    Slightly brown-flecked bananas will have the sweetest, most concentrated flavour when dried.

    Peel the bananas. Slice bananas into 1/4-inch or 3/8-inch chips.

    Dip each banana slice into the lemon juice. This lessens browning of

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  6. 7 Healthier Snack Recipes to Try with a Food Dehydrator

    7 Healthier Snack Recipes to Try with a Food Dehydrator

    Make your own! Try these easy and (much) healthier snack recipes using a food dehydrator.

    Snacks can easily be one of our biggest and unknown over-indulgences, with most snacks packed with hidden refined sugar, preservatives and colouring. Making your own snacks will not only save money but you can control exactly what goes into them, meaning the end result is much more wholesome and nourishing. Take a look at our dehydrator snack recipes below:

    Click ahead to view the dehydrator snack recipes here...

    Beetroot & Sweet Potato Chips
    Kale Chips
    Dried Fruit
    Mixed Berry Fruit Rollup
    Apricot & Coconut Fruit Rollup
    Activated Muesli Bars
    Gluten & Dairy Free Bread
    Beef Jerky

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  7. Vacuum Blender - Life is better when it sucks

    Vacuum Blender - Life is better when it sucks

    Vacuum Blender - Sucking the life back into your blended foods

    It sucks when you spend time creating the perfect smoothie... thick, colourful, tasty and full of nutrients and by the time kids are called they are faced with an unappetising, watery drink, with brown froth on top? Solve the problem with our BioChef Astro Vacuum Blender.

    Oxygen IS life however oxidation of your blended foods does tend to take, not only the fun, but the life, nutrients, flavour and taste out. Bio Chef Astro Vacuum Blenders help suck the life back in to your blended foods and keep it there until YOU are ready to use it.

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  8. Sick and tired of being sick and tired?

    Sick and tired of being sick and tired?

    The other day I was digging my way through the built up washing to find my teenage son's favourite t-shirt. Triumphantly I held it up and he told me I was ‘sick’. I wasn’t sure how to take it but apparently it’s a compliment. He rushed off happily and I returned to the leaning tower of washing. As I stared at it I got to thinking. I realised I was sick. I was tired. I was sick and tired. I was sick and tired of being sick and tired. So I googled it.

    Apparently, an amazing woman named Fannie Lou Hamer, a black human rights activist,

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  9. What is Living Juice?

    What is Living Juice?

    The concept of living juice was first introduced by Dr. Norman Walker (1886-1985). Dr Walker declared that the enzymes in fruit and vegetables die at temperatures which exceed 50 degrees Celsius. He explained that any juice extractor that used a high-speed blade or centrifuge created friction heat leading to the destruction of enzymes. Nutritionists advise plenty of fresh, raw fruit and vegetables as essential to well-being but we only obtain the maximum benefits from them when the goodness is released from the fibre.

    celery juice, juicer, medicinal medium, inflammation, antioxidant, byron bay

    Juicing will provide a highly concentrated nutrient drink. For optimum benefits the process must extract

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  10. Beat the winter blues with infrared heating

    Beat the winter blues with infrared heating

    I love summer don’t you? During the warmer months of the year I feel lighter, happier and more energised. It feels like a holiday. Unfortunately, when the cooler, cloudy autumn and winter months start rolling in so do the blues.

    Some of us start to feel a little down, a little depressed and bleak. For most people this is only a temporary thing but for others it can be more than that. Some of us can be prone to SAD, 'Seasonal Affective Disorder’. Can infrared heating at home help?

    What is 'SAD' and why does it happen?

    According to the National Sleep Foundation, and other experts,

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  11. Why Choose a Low EMF Infrared Sauna?

    Why Choose a Low EMF Infrared Sauna?

    Most professionals agree that there are many health benefits with regular infrared sauna use.  From muscle relief to heart health, from stress relief to looking feeling younger using an infrared sauna regularly can  improve our quality of life.  These days, however, as we are surrounded by many man made products that produce electromagnetic fields (EMF) we may need to think about lowering our exposure. Using a low EMF Infrared sauna can help keep our exposure to a minimum.

    infrared sauna, zen, health

    What is EMF?

    EMF stands for electromagnetic force (or electromotive force). EMF is found in the natural world by sources such as the local build-up of electric charge in

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  12. Homemade Jerky Recipes

    Homemade Jerky Recipes

    Dried meat has been popular for thousands of years and it's not hard to see why. It's delicious, virtually fat free, a great source of protein and best of all homemade jerky doesn't have the addition of preservatives or chemical additives so you can be sure that you are eating healthy whole food.

    There is no science behind making any meat jerky, all you have to do is know what flavours you like, use the freshest of fresh meat and you can be assured of a yummy snack.

    One of the things we get asked for most frequently is how to make meat jerky. Here is a selection of recipes, tried and tested and completely delicious, which you can create using your own food dehydrator!

    Homemade Jerky: The Basics

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