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Oats So Good

June 17th, 2017 | Posted in Uncategorized

Like most plant foods that we eat today oats were domesticated from wild varieties thousands of years ago. Being filling, nutritious and versatile it's easy to see why they have endured for so long ...

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More Than the Sum of Its Parts

June 16th, 2017 | Posted in Uncategorized

It is unarguable that many foods have protective and disease preventative properties. We've all heard about the wonders of blueberries and broccoli, which are, no doubt, foods we would do well to ...

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Go Organic for You and the Planet

June 14th, 2017 | Posted in Info | Uncategorized

Until relatively recently organically grown foods were the only foods available on this planet. They are what human beings evolved on. Government statistics indicate that levels of trace minerals in ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Artificial Sweeteners

April 27th, 2017 | Posted in Info | Uncategorized

Artificial sweeteners are food additives that duplicate the taste of sugar but usually have fewer calories. Billions of people around the world consume food and drinks containing artificial ...

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Chickpeas

April 24th, 2017 | Posted in Info | Recipes | Uncategorized

Chickpeas are legumes grown mainly in temperate and semi arid climates. They are a good source of protein, fibre, resistant starch, oligosaccharides, sterols, calcium, magnesium, potassium, B ...

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Go Bananas!

April 21st, 2017 | Posted in Info | Recipes | Uncategorized

Looking for a versatile, grain free, gluten free flour? Look no further than green banana flour. Green banana flour is made using bananas that are harvested before they have fully ripened and hence ...

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