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Wholesome superfoods that keep hunger pangs firmly at bay

Did you know that a whopping 95% of women and 83% of men in the UK worry about their weight? Or that in 2013 some 29 million of us embarked upon a diet in an attempt to shed some of those excess pounds? Unfortunately, most of us believe that we can only lose weight if […]

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organic nuts

Nuts – eat more, live longer!

Nuts are exceptionally delicious, filling and nutritious, and their countless beneficial properties make them an utterly indispensible addition to a healthy, balanced diet. But did you know that this nutrient-dense superfood might actually save your life? Indeed, according to a comprehensive Dutch study, just half a handful of nuts a day could substantially lower your […]

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counting calories

Superfoods – the smarter alternative to calorie counting

More than half of the UK population is now either overweight or obese – hardly surprising then that so many of us are obsessively counting calories in an desperate attempt to shed those excess pounds. But does counting calories really work? Not according to the statistics! Indeed, a staggering 98% of all diets fail in […]

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organic walnuts

Organic walnuts – the healthiest nuts on our planet!

We all know that nuts are wholesome and nutritious. Indeed, they’re crammed with valuable nutrients, including protein, fibre, vitamins and minerals. US researchers have demonstrated that eating just 28 grams of nuts 7 or more times per week is linked to a 20% reduced risk of death, whilst other studies have specifically linked nut consumption […]

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Green smoothies

Green smoothies – 6 great reasons they’re good to go!

If Anne Hathaway, Colin Farrell or Drew Barrymore are anything to go by, then these days Hollywood stars are far more likely to be spotted on the streets of LA clasping a green smoothie than a skinny latte. Indeed, green smoothies not only taste delicious, they also offer an extraordinary number of health benefits, which […]

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organic matcha green tea powder

Matcha green tea powder and 7 compelling health benefits

Drinking a daily cup of tea will surely starve the apothecary… or so an old Chinese proverb goes. And there’s one tea in particular that seems to offer almost unrivalled health benefits – matcha green tea. Matcha green tea has played an integral role in the traditional Japanese tea ceremony for centuries, and matcha green […]

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Wheatgrass powder

Wheatgrass powder – worth its weight in gold?

The debate around wheatgrass powder has raged ever since US chemist, Charles Schnabel, nicknamed ‘Mr Wheatgrass’, first began extolling its virtues back in the 1930’s. Since then much has been made about its exceptional nutritional profile and potential health benefits, and its popularity among health conscious consumers has continued to grow. In tandem, a number […]

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organic chlorella powder

Enjoy organic chlorella powder, enjoy five superb health benefits!

There’s more and more evidence, such as the exhaustive study conducted by the UK Medical Research Council, that the nutrient content of our commercially grown food products is in sharp decline. In fact, it is estimated that the nutrient value of our fresh food produce, such as fruit and vegetables, has fallen by a dramatic […]

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Organic carob powder

Choose carob for 3 fabulous health benefits!

A confirmed nation of chocolate lovers, we consumed some 661million kg of cocoa-based products in 2012 alone. Yet despite this, more and more of us are becoming switched on to the health risks associated with some of our favourite confectionary items. Standard chocolate is laden with refined sugars, fattening dairy products and a ream of […]

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Organic pitted prunes

Organic pitted prunes – 3 persuasive reasons for putting them on your menu

To escape the negative connotations as an effective relief from constipation, organic pitted prunes are often referred to on product packaging as ‘dried plums’. Indeed that’s exactly what they are – dried versions of the Prunus drupe fruit. Exceptionally sweet and succulent, yet extremely low in saturated fat, organic pitted plums are bursting with beneficial […]

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