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Should you drink coffee?

By Heather | August 23, 2018

Coffee drinking and the choice of coffee bean is fast becoming as sophisticated as choosing a great wine! And just like red wine it is talked about for health benefits one moment and demonised the…

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Essential Oils & Natural Bug Spray

By Heather | July 29, 2018

The only problem with hot weather is the bugs! Nothing worse than being bitten and ending up with all those red lumps! We are surrounded by toxicity, not all of which we can control but…

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Why you should eat basil!

By Heather | July 29, 2018

Pesto is one of those foods that’s so quick and easy to make and can be eaten with almost everything from smoked salmon and pesto on toast, pesto pasta, baked sweet potato & pesto, stuffed…

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Omega 3 and leaky gut in newborn

By Heather | July 29, 2018

Gut permeability! There’s a lot of talk about leaky gut. Increased gut permeability (leaky gut), allows particles to enter the bloodstream causing inflammation, multiple health problems and often autoimmune reactions. Interestingly, in the foetus though…

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Is it safe for women to eat fish?

By Heather | July 29, 2018

As with everything in nutritional science there isn’t a straightforward answer! The omega 3 fatty acid, DHA is vital for foetal & early infant neuron growth & brain development. Demand increases through pregnancy & maternal…

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Is your home toxic?

By Heather | July 28, 2018

Is being clean damaging your health? Bleach is proven to cause adverse respiratory effects, a decrease in lung function, chronic cough and asthma. This has been known for 20 years! Air samples collected in bedrooms…

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Does Chocolate Cause Acne?

By Heather | July 28, 2018

Are you an acne sufferer? Does chocolate make acne worse? Many scientific studies conclude chocolate causes acne. But is it true given study designs are mainly flawed? Actually it makes it impossible to determine if…

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Digestive issues? Try Eating Mindfully

By Heather | July 28, 2018

  Eating food is about much more than the energy and nutrients that it delivers. Our mealtimes should be enjoyable, sociable, a time to notice our surroundings and step aside from the activities of our…

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What To Eat To Improve Your Sexual Drive

By Heather | February 7, 2018

Want to improve your sexual drive? We’ve all heard the claims about oysters, chocolate and even strawberries being aphrodisiacs increasing sexual arousal and desire. A quick Google search will give you an even longer list…

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Eat your way away from colds and flu this winter.

By Heather | January 15, 2018

Do you end up with colds or coughs or even flu at this time of year? Does it then linger around? You’re not really ill but you never quite get over it until the warmer…

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Vitamin B12 worries in Veganuary?

By Heather | January 5, 2018

It’s well documented that vegans may find it difficult to obtain enough vitamin B12 from food and are at risk from deficiency. A lack of B12 can cause neurological damage and dementia, as well as…

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Calorie counting for children or just eat real food?

By Heather | January 3, 2018

Counting calories for children? Public Health England launched the first Change4Life campaign to promote healthier snacking for children. They are suggesting that children should have a maximum of two snacks a day at 100 calories…

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