Why We Need Supplements

For the most part, our body can get what it needs through diet and time in the sun; identifying what vitamin or mineral you’re not getting enough of, and eating foods that contain high levels of those vitamins and minerals. However...

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Simple Avocado Dressing

Creamy salad dressings often contain a lot of saturated fats and very few vitamins or minerals, but they can do a lot for a salad’s flavour profile: for example, their texture and taste matches incredibly well with root vegetables. Using...

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Foraging for Seaweed

Seaweed is one of the most nutritious foods on the planet; the Japanese credit their health and longevity to their large-scale consumption of sea vegetables. Seaweed contains more vitamins and minerals than anything grown on land, including a...

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Why You Need to Feed Your Soil

Just like our bodies get the vitamins and minerals they need from the food we eat, our fruits and vegetables get their vitamins and minerals from the soil and water we feed them. If you’re eating a lot of fruits and vegetables from your own...

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Simple Truths About Weight Loss

Everywhere you turn, it seems like someone is trying to sell you a new miracle product that will have your body suddenly slim again. The truth is: the only weight loss tool you need is a fully functioning, healthy body that is nourished well and...

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Catering for Vegans at Christmas

People can get a little stuck when thinking about how to cater for different dietary needs in their Christmas spread; you don’t want a few people left to snack on lettuce. Thankfully, a lot of it is about simple substitutions and just...

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Self Esteem and Your Health

It’s amazing how self confidence impacts our health. Back pain reduces as we stand taller, rather than hunching over, trying to hide ourselves away. We eat better because we believe our body deserves to be nourished, and nourished well; and...

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Freezing Summer Harvests

Summer fruit and veg are wonderful; they encourage us to eat colourful, wholesome food. If you know how to preserve the summer’s harvest, you can carry that right through the winter months. Here’s a few ideas to get you started. 1...

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