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Want to be happier? Forget 5 fruit and veg a day, go for 8!

December 13th, 2016 | Posted in Uncategorized

Whilst it is well established that eating a diet high in fruit and vegetables reduces the risk of many diseases including cancer and cardiovascular disease, until now little research has been carried out into the effects of the consumption of fruit and vegetables on psychological well being. Recent research indicates that eating more fruit and ...

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Food for Thought Kingston – Proud winners of the Kingston Business Excellence Awards – Best Independent Retailer 2016!

December 8th, 2016 | Posted in Uncategorized

Food For Thought Kingston, looking after your well being for over 30 years! Proud winners of the Kingston Business Excellence Awards - Best Independent Retailer 2016! We are ending 2016 on a terrific high after winning the Kingston Business Excellence Award for the Best Independent Retailer 2016. We first of all would like to thank all of our ...

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GM Crops – Not all they were cracked up to be

December 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Uncategorized

Since the 1990s the controversy over genetically modified (GM) crops has largely focused on their long term impact on human and animal health and the environment. However, research by the New York Times indicates that the more fundamental problem is that GM crops do not produce higher yields, nor have they led to an overall reduction in the use of ...

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Christmas Preparation – Make your own Chocolate Chestnut Truffles

November 28th, 2016 | Posted in Uncategorized

Christmas can be a lovely time to be together with friends and family and to take time off from the usual routines. However, it can also be a time when even the most careful eaters find themselves tucking into sugary and processed foods just because they are there! One way to avoid this is to be well stocked with healthy treats and snacks for ...

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Go Nuts!

November 16th, 2016 | Posted in Uncategorized

Nuts used to have a bad reputation for being high in fat. Thankfully the truth about the health giving effects of nuts are now more widely known and sales of nuts are on the increase while sales of crisps are slowly declining. Christmas is the time when nut consumption is at its peak in the UK. This is excellent news for the nation's health. If ...

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‘Tis the season …. to be taking vitamin D

November 11th, 2016 | Posted in Info | Uncategorized

Due to the latitude at which we live in the UK from September until March we are unlikely to get sufficient UV rays from the sun for our bodies to make vitamin D. Vitamin D plays a vital role in the health of the cardiovascular system, immune system, bone health, blood sugar control and brain health. Dietary sources of vitamin D include butter, ...

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Free Organic Food and Wine tasting!!

October 25th, 2016 | Posted in Uncategorized

Join us at Food for Thought Kingston on Thursday 27th October for an evening of Organic Food and Wine tasting!We will be showing and tasting some fine examples of vegan, organic and sulphite free wines in an exclusive event hosted by Food For Thought. The wines will be presented by The Organic Wine Club, Worcester Park.  You will be able to ...

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Join us for an Organic Break this September

August 10th, 2016 | Posted in Uncategorized

To celebrate Organic September we are inviting you to join us in trying something new.On Thursday 15th September you are invited to visit either of our Healthfood stores in Kingston or Guildford to enjoy a cup of organic coffee, tea, herbal tea or coffee substitute on us.Our friendly Food for Thought staff along with representatives of organic ...

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Detox this January with Food For Thought

January 21st, 2015 | Posted in Uncategorized

Still feeling the excess from Christmas? Winter bringing you down? It's at this time of year that our bodies most need a thorough detox, a clean sweep to blow out the cobwebs and lift our spirits. Fortunately then, health food shop, Food for Thought in Guildford, has just what you need to refresh and revitalise you. Read on for some "pukka" ...

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Coconut water: A health drink that’s all it’s cracked up to be?

March 5th, 2012 | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: ,

March 06, 2011 - By Elena Conis, Special to the Los Angeles Times A roster of minerals has made it popular among fitness junkies looking for a natural alternative to sports drinks without artificial colors or preservatives. But it's not necessarily right for all athletes. Sometimes billed as nature's sports drink, the slightly sour beverage has ...

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