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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