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Activated Charcoal

Activated Charcoal

The colours of the health food industry are changing. Amongst the bright and colourful array of superfood powders on the counter of your local caffeine pit stop, matcha, beetroot powder, turmeric and all the rest, you may have noticed a dark shape is looming…  Activated charcoal isn’t your typical sounding health food. Most of us use charcoal to feed a BBQ not fuel our bodies, it is after all, basically just coal. The activated charcoal that you might buy in your local health food store or order in your morning latte isn’t the same as a lump of coal though,...

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Juicing vs. Blending

Juicing vs. Blending

This is probably one of the most common questions we get and the issue here isn’t really which is better, but rather, how they differ. Both juicing and blending have their individual benefits. The difference is in what they supply the body with and how they do it. Juicing takes a large amount of fruit and vegetables and puts them through a two-ton juice press to extract the juice, leaving the fibrous parts behind, and by large amount we mean usually over 1kg of fruit and vegetables pressed into a half litre bottle. Cold pressed juice is a fast and...

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Why Organic?

Why Organic?

Most of us these days are aware that buying organic is ‘better for you.’ Yet more often than not we aren’t armed with the right facts to enable us to make the right decision in the supermarket. We don’t blame you, when you’re confronted with a punnet of blueberries that’s not only cheaper than its organic counterpart but also comes in a bigger punnet, then it's no brainier which one you pick right? Well, no. Not for us anyway! At CPRESS all our food, juice and coffee is 100% organic and we are proud as punch to say so because...

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The sticky business of Gluten

The sticky business of Gluten

Call it what you want – food fad or important dietary principal, going gluten free is the most popular dietary choice of the moment. So much so that we thought we would give you some more information on it all. To clarify, having an intolerance to gluten isn’t the same as being coeliac. If you have been medically diagnosed as having coeliac disease you will know that eating any gluten at all can have extremely serious consequences. If you have a gluten intolerance it can affect you in varying degrees of severity. The symptoms might be seriously uncomfortable, but not...

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