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Study finds yerba mate prevents colon cancer

February 16th, 2012 | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: , ,

A study reported by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Engredea News & Analysis, finds the caffeine derivatives in yerba mate tea not only induced death in human colon cancer cells, they also reduced important markers of inflammation, say researchers. The article goes on to say.. Could preventing colon cancer be as simple as ...

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Guildford’s secret Advent Calendar Trail

December 6th, 2011 | Posted in Uncategorized

Discover 24 pictures hidden around the town centre, each illustrating a Christmas verse from the King James Bible. This trail leads you around the Advent Calendar. Children will have the chance of winning a prize by collecting the texts illustrated by the pictures in as many windows as possible. Food For Thought will be displaying their advent ...

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Stevia is Back!

November 30th, 2011 | Posted in Uncategorized

What is the new sweetener, Stevia, made of and is safe? Stevia is an intense sweetener derived from stevia rebaudiana, a shrub-like plant indigenous to Paraguay. Its leaves, which look like a cross between basil and mint, contain naturally occurring, sweet-tasting substances that scientists call steviosides. The leaves are up to 300 times sweeter ...

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Vegetarians ‘avoid more cancers’

November 3rd, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized

A new study has found that Vegetarians developed notably fewer cancers of the blood, bladder and stomach. Overall, their results suggested that while in the general population about 33 people in 100 will develop cancer during their lifetime, for those who do not eat meat that risk is reduced to about 29 in ...

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Fairtrade Thoughts

July 2nd, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags:

Fairtrade Sales in the UK grew by 43% to an estimated £700M+, while worldwide sales increased by 22% in 2008 according to a report by the Fairtrade Foundation. addition to being paid a price which covers the costs of sustainable production, producer organizations receive a Fairtrade Premium, which ...

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June 17th, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized

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Fundraising for Leukaemia

November 30th, 2008 | Posted in Uncategorized

My Aussie niece, Thilini, is fundraising for Leukaemia and is taking part in the Leukaemia Foundation World's Greatest Shave this year. Please take a look at her fund raising page by clicking this link: Every hour of every day, at least one person in Australia is diagnosed with ...

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