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Break the Sugar Habit

Break the Sugar Habit

April 19th, 2018 | Posted in Info | Uncategorized

The recently introduced sugar tax on soft drinks has highlighted the many health problems associated with excess sugar intake. Here are 5 good reasons to reduce or give up sugar: sugar provides ...

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Digestible Beans

Digestible Beans

April 17th, 2018 | Posted in Info

Beans are a versatile, nutritious and delicious food group but many people are put off eating them due to their side effects, namely flatulence and bloating. But it doesn't have to be that way. Below ...

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Benefits of Beans

Benefits of Beans

April 13th, 2018 | Posted in Info | Uncategorized

There are many reasons to include beans in your diet including ethical, environmental and health factors. Beans are a good source of protein, fibre, resistant starch, oligosaccharides, sterols, ...

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Happy, Healthy Easter

Happy, Healthy Easter

March 21st, 2018 | Posted in Info | Recipes

Easter is a festival celebrating new life, new beginnings and potential for growth. Eggs act as a symbol of new life. The trouble is, the only growth that the average chocolate Easter Egg will ...

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Spring ~ Time to support your liver and gallbladder

Spring ~ Time to support your liver and gallbladder

March 19th, 2018 | Posted in Info | Recipes

In Traditional Chinese Medicine spring is considered a time of birth and regeneration and is associated with the wood element. Like a tree, in order to survive and grow we must be strong, but ...

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Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning

March 15th, 2018 | Posted in Info | Recipes | Uncategorized

Having a really thorough spring clean is good for the mind, the body and the spirit. However, many household cleaning products are more toxic than the dirt and grime they are trying to remove. They ...

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Spring Equinox Detox

Spring Equinox Detox

March 13th, 2018 | Posted in Info

Planet earth has 2 equinoxes a year. This is when night and day are of equal length and it happens in March and September. This year the spring equinox is on the 20th March. The spring equinox is a ...

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Gluten Free Baking

Gluten Free Baking

February 21st, 2018 | Posted in Info | Recipes | Uncategorized

If you've read the blog post on Alternative Flours you may be keen to start experimenting with gluten free baking. Here are some recipes to inspire you. Feel free to adapt them to your own needs and ...

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Alternative Flours

Alternative Flours

February 19th, 2018 | Posted in Info | Uncategorized

Avoiding wheat no longer means a life deprived of cake, bread, crackers or biscuits. With the rise in people avoiding or reducing wheat and gluten, there are now many alternative flours that can be ...

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Natural Therapies vs Drugs

February 15th, 2018 | Posted in Info | Recipes | Uncategorized

When we are ill or injured the body immediately starts to fight the disease or begins the healing and repair processes. Often the symptoms of illness and repair are signs that the immune system is ...

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