Month: May 2017

How to Live a Long and Healthy Life

May 30th, 2017 | Posted in Uncategorized

People in some countries have the luxury of living longer than ever before. This is partly due to advancements in medicine and social care as well as good nutrition. However, living a long life is only desirable if one has a good quality of life. A good quality of life includes being in a reasonable state of physical health as well as having a ...

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Sprouting Goodness

May 26th, 2017 | Posted in Uncategorized

Beans, seeds and wholegrains are all excellent foods in their own right. However, sprouting them hugely increases their nutrient content and bio-availability. As well as having many health promoting properties sprouts are incredibly versatile. They work well in salads, sandwiches and wraps and can add texture, flavour and nutrients to cooked ...

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Time for Tea

May 25th, 2017 | Posted in Uncategorized

Whilst being unique to human beings tea drinking knows no cultural or geo-political boundaries. It is a ritual, a habit and a pleasure in peoples across the globe. And as luck would have it drinking tea is not just enjoyable, but also beneficial to health. Just to clarify that in this blog we are focusing on Camellia sinensis or Chinese tea, and ...

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Plants for the Planet and for You

May 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Uncategorized

Not only does the planet benefit when people eat a diet rich in plant foods rather than animal products but there are many benefits to health as well. Research from Finland has found that a diet rich in plant protein is associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes whilst a diet rich in meat increases the risk of getting the disease. It is ...

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