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Foods for the Microbiome

Foods for the Microbiome

March 7th, 2022 | Posted in Info

Microbiomes are communities of micro-organisms living in and on the bodies of all living things. The mouth, gut and skin all have their own microbiomes which consist of a mix of beneficial and ...

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Bring Back the Ancients

Bring Back the Ancients

February 21st, 2022 | Posted in Info | Recipes

Since the 1940s there has been a massive global production boost in three grain crops; wheat, maize, and rice. This has been at the expense of other ancient grains. This may be set to change. One of ...

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Bitter Sweet

Bitter Sweet

February 14th, 2022 | Posted in Recipes

If you’ve read the blog posts on Food Swaps for the Planet and Bring Back the Ancients you may be interested to know that cutting back on sweets, pastries, fried foods and processed meat can also ...

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Food Swaps for the Planet

Food Swaps for the Planet

February 7th, 2022 | Posted in Info

The role of diet in human health is well established. In the past decade, there has been a growing acceptance that what we eat also has a profound impact on the health of the environment. Agriculture ...

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Nutraceuticals

Nutraceuticals

January 21st, 2022 | Posted in Info

If you’ve read the blog posts on Health Trends and Food Trends you’ll have an idea of the way we might be using food to improve our health in the months ahead. Here we’re going to be finding ...

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Food Trends for 2022

Food Trends for 2022

January 14th, 2022 | Posted in Info

If you’ve read the blog post on Health Trends you’ll have an idea of the way we might be thinking about food and health in the near future. Nowadays, consumers not only expect food to meet ...

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Health Trends

Health Trends

January 7th, 2022 | Posted in Info

In the last couple of years awareness about the impact that our health has on how we respond to infection and disease has increased. The pandemic has shown that those with pre-existing conditions ...

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Celebrate the Winter Solstice

Celebrate the Winter Solstice

December 20th, 2021 | Posted in Info

Despite the noise from the media telling us that this is the season to eat, drink and be merry and to shop ‘til we drop, winter can also be a time for reflection and quietude. It might be fun to ...

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Christmas Treats to Share

Christmas Treats to Share

December 13th, 2021 | Posted in Recipes

Here are some recipes for tasty treats to have in stock this Christmas. They can all be made in advance. The Lebkucken Cookies contain a delicious mix of spices that will make your house smell ...

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Look After Your Mental Health This Christmas

Look After Your Mental Health This Christmas

December 7th, 2021 | Posted in Info

While for many people Christmas and the holiday season are times of joy and fun for others this time of year brings up feelings of sadness, loneliness, depression and anxiety. This may be down to ...

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