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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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April – Stress Awareness Month

April 18th, 2017 | Posted in Info | Uncategorized

April is Stress Awareness Month during which time health care professionals across the country aim to increase public awareness about both the causes and cures for our modern stress epidemic. There's ...

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Mother’s Day Treats

March 15th, 2017 | Posted in Info | Recipes

Mother's day is a good opportunity to celebrate the mother of the family as well as mother figures in society. Mother's day always falls 3 weeks before Easter Sunday meaning the date changes each ...

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Marvellous, Magical Chia Seeds

March 13th, 2017 | Posted in Info | Recipes

Chia seeds have been used for centuries as both food and medicine in central and southern America. It is only relatively recently that the western world has caught on to the magic of chia seeds. ...

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Almonds and Almond Oil

March 10th, 2017 | Posted in Info | Uncategorized

If you've ever had an aromatherapy massage you've probably experienced the skin rejuvenating effects of almond oil as it is often used as a carrier oil for essential oils.  But it is more than just ...

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St Patrick’s Day – Green is the Colour!

March 8th, 2017 | Posted in Uncategorized

The colour green is associated with many things ranging from the environmental movement, nature, spring, envy, naivety, and of course Ireland, also known as the Emerald Isle.  The national day of ...

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Chocolate for All

February 14th, 2017 | Posted in Uncategorized

So, even if you haven't got a romantic lover to shower with Valentine's chocolates, you almost certainly have people in your life who could benefit. Whether you are buying chocolate as a gift or as a ...

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