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How To Eat An Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Acute inflammation shows up when you injure yourself, such as spraining your ankle or being stung by a bee, however did you know that systemic, chronic inflammation in your body is the driver of many degenerative health conditions, like diabetes, cancer and heart disease? Processed foods, sugar, refined, white carbohydrates and trans fats are the […]

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How low can you go? The basics of low carb eating

There are many benefits of a low carb diet, particularly for certain conditions like diabetes, hormonal imbalances and weight gain, but exactly what is low carb eating and how low can you go? Current official dietary guidelines recommend you eat at least 250g of carbohydrates a day from sources like bread, pasta, rice and cereals, […]

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Low carb eating and why it’s good for you.

Back when we lived in nature as hunter gatherers there was a limited supply of carbohydrate-rich foods. We hunted wild animals, caught fresh fish and foraged for green leafy vegetables, berries and nuts. There was no bread, pasta, grains or refined sugar. It’s interesting to look back on that period called Paleolithic, as it gives […]

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Which foods really boost your libido?

Bananas and cucumbers may stir certain anatomical associations in your mind, but which foods really boost your libido? Think of foods that tantalise the taste buds and stimulate the senses. Juicy peaches, ripe bananas, slippery oysters, succulent strawberries and the delightful experience of slowly undressing sweet lychees, revealing their sensual softness within. Avocados and figs, […]

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How to be healthy as a vegan

Vegans like everyone else, must ensure that they have a well balanced diet so that they don’t become deficient in any essential nutrients. Simply avoiding animal products doesn’t mean you’re following a healthy diet. Just like the junk food meat eater, being a junk food vegan is bad for your health. Following a vegan diet […]

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The quest for the fountain of youth

From the Mayfly to the magnificent oak, it’s a fact, everything in nature ages. Longevity of course, is relative. The Mayfly lives for just one day and the oak lives for decades. Each unique life form has its own healthy lifespan and that of humans is increasing. We have an aging population suffering from all […]

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Monkfish and purple sprouting broccoli curry

A delicious and simple supper. Fish, coconut and spices are a match made in heaven. I like it served with cauliflower “rice”. Broccoli is high in a beneficial phytochemical called sulforaphane known for its liver supporting, hormone-balancing and anti-carcinogenic properties, as well as being high in vitamin C, fibre and iron. Ingredients (serves 4): 1 […]

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Kale and banana smoothie

This smoothie is creamy enough to taste naughty thanks to the frozen banana. A delicious way to get your greens in a glass! Ingredients: 40g curly kale 200ml chilled water 1 tsp hemp seeds or hemp seed oil 100g frozen banana* 1tsp raw cacao powder, plus a sprinkle to garnish 1/4 vanilla pod seeds, scraped […]

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Carrot and cashew pate

This is a delicious pate that is quick to make and is packed with health-boosting ingredients – cashews, carrots, herbs, spices and tahini. Sesame seeds in the tahini pack a calcium punch, whilst the cashews are rich in zinc, magnesium and iron. Carrots are rich in fibre and betacarotene for healthy digestion and protection against […]

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2 Meditation Exercises To Help You Relax

Meditation is a helpful addition to a healthy lifestyle. Mindfulness in all that you do, encourages you to be “in the flow”, to become more balanced.  How do you feel when you eat cake, drink, wine or eat your treats? Being aware of how you are feeling and what is driving you, creates a sense of […]

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