Fight the winter blues at Junction Fair

Winter is around the corner and she’s bringing icy breezes and flu season with her. We all know an apple a day keeps the doctor away, so embrace your daily two and five to keep the winter blues at bay. Junction Fair hosts a variety of gourmet food retailers where you can stock up on all your natural medicinal needs.

Take the chore out of tackling your daily serve of fruit and vegetables. The Buzz bar boasts a kaleidoscopic display of fresh produce ready to whip up into delicious smoothies and juices. Slurp down a vibrant concoction of carrot and orange or go green and feel revitalised. Buzz is notorious for their tantalising acai bowls, rich with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Acai berries boast a plethora of health benefits including halting bad cell proliferation, boosting immune systems and improving mental function. It’s a delicious treat you’ll feel good about.

Get back to the basics at Scoop Wholefoods and indulge in some genuine, nourishing ingredients. Scoop’s organic range features nothing but the good stuff. The wholefood store stock natural and preservative free products that are delicious to boost. Load your shopping basket at their nut butter station for a creamy fix of healthy fats. Not only is peanut butter ridiculously delicious, it’s loaded with antioxidant rich vitamin E, magnesium and immunity boosting vitamin B6. Forget about a spoon full of sugar to get that medicine down, we’ll take a spoon full of peanut butter any day.  

Scoop also stock organic smoothie powders in flavours like berry matcha. They’re guaranteed to kick your immune system into overdrive with their antioxidant rich ingredient list. Prevention is better than a cure, so make sipping Kombucha a part of your daily routine. Known as the immortal health elixir in ancient Chinese medicine, the fermented tea is rich in probiotics for gut health, lowers the risk of infection and is packed with antibacterial properties. If Kombucha isn’t your cup of tea, Scoop also stock a delicious range of Kimchi. Pair the traditional Korean side dish with scrambled eggs, a grilled cheese sandwich or devour it straight out of the jar.

Who could forget the classic Aussie ad, “get some pork on your fork”. There’s a good reason to swing by Pickled Pig and pick up a pork chop or two for dinner tonight. Pork is enriched with iron, potassium, magnesium, vitamin B6 and more. All these health benefits while being lean and did we mention delicious? Pair your grilled pork chop with classic German sauerkraut or get creative and switch it out for Kimchi from Scoop. 

Embrace your inner carnivore and get some steaks charring on the grill. Red meat is your body’s best source of iron, is loaded with vitamin B12 for red blood cell health and zinc for immunity. Pickled Pig is passionate about quality and source locally bred, pasture-fed cattle. Boost your batteries with one of the butcher’s mouth-watering T-bones tonight.

If you’re struggling to find the time or the room to squeeze in all these nutritious and tasty treats, see the team at Best Body Supplements. The health store stocks more than protein powders and pre-workouts, they provide a massive range of vitamins and supplements to boost your health. Sip on some antioxidant rich green tea or shake things up with a superfood powder blend. Flavours like strawberry and kiwi make taking your supplements a pleasure.

Prevention may be the best cure, but if the Winter blues have already knocked you off your feet see the friendly team at Terry White Pharmacy. The knowledgeable team can arm you with the medicine you need to get back to 100%.

Junction Fair is open 7 days a week, check with your favourite stores for individual trading hours.

Mon-Weds: 9am – 5:30pm
Thurs: 9am – 9pm
Fri-Sat: 9am – 5:30pm
Sun: 10am – 4pm

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