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What’s the skinny on fat?

Forget how much you weigh, it’s your body composition that counts. Looking at your fat and lean muscle mass is the best way of defining how “in shape” you actually are. It’s a common assumption that people who are thin are healthier. This is a myth. At a seemingly healthy weight, you may in fact […]

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Fun and frolics to boost your immune system

We all know that stress is detrimental to our wellbeing and plays a significant role in ill health. If stress depletes our health and vitality, it makes sense to say that fun, laughter and enjoying life are crucial for boosting our health, in particular increasing immune function and protecting us against infection. Here are 6 […]

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No Dough Halloumi, Basil & Pine Nut Pizza

The wonderful thing about this pizza is that it’s good for you. The base is cleverly made from, wait for it…. parsnips, cashew nuts and oats. Who said pizza has to be unhealthy? (I fed this to my four year old daughter who gave it the thumbs up). I didn’t mention the parsnips. Ingredients for […]

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Courgette Chocolate Cake

I tried this cake out on my niece and nephew who scoffed it down with delight. They had no idea the cake was packed with courgettes. It’s hard to believe there are courgettes inside this cake – they magically disappear. This can be baked to form a sponge cake texture, or taken out of the […]

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What’s lurking on your bathroom shelf?

Forget unclean toilets, hair in the sink and leaving the lid off the toothpaste, there are other factors to consider when in the bathroom. When was the last time you read the labels on your toothpaste, shampoo and soap? If you care about a healthy lifestyle, you may be taking steps to consider what you […]

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Is your food alive? Why eating raw is good for you

Eating living foods is good for us. That doesn’t mean chasing Daisy the cow around the field so you can eat her, it refers to getting as many fresh, unprocessed, mainly raw, foods into your diet. So what makes a food “alive”? One word. Enzymes. They are catalysts for every chemical reaction in the body. Without them, […]

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Beat the blues with bananas

Do you often feel sad, de-motivated or have mood swings? You may need to start eating more of the right type of foods to support your brain chemistry. Mood foods provide the body with the nutrients it needs to enhance your feel-good neurotransmitters. When you are low in brain chemicals, you may begin to crave […]

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Testimonials

“I had a consultation with Jo during a detox trip to Koh Samui in Thailand in summer 2008. Like a lot of guests, a lifestyle mix of rich food, booze, stress and inconsistent sleep had left me feeling fatigued, experiencing digestive problems and generally not at my best. I was determined to get my health […]

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