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organic almonds

Amazing almonds and three astounding health benefits!

According to archaeological finds, the almond tree was cultivated as long ago as 3000 BC and, thanks to its early flowering, has remained an enduring symbol of watchfulness and promise that was mentioned in the bible several times. Yet did you know that the organic almond is also a mineral rich superfood that can offer a […]

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Moringa powder

Moringa powder – three compelling reasons to enjoy more moringa!

Moringa powder is a powerful natural superfood extract made from the leaves of the Moringa tree (Moringa oleifera), a flowering tree, which is grown in sub-tropical and tropical regions of Africa, Asia and South America. The tree, often called the ‘tree of life’, is now regularly cultivated in developing countries as a primary source of […]

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organic carob powder

Carob Powder – the delicious caffeine-free alternative to chocolate

We Brits have enjoyed a love affair with chocolate that’s endured for centuries – in fact we’ve never really looked back since the very first chocolate factory opened in 1657, culminating in a chocolate industry that is worth an estimated 4 billion pounds today. Unfortunately though, not all of us are able to indulge in […]

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Protein diet plan

The protein diet plan – 3 facts that you should know before starting

With weight related illness and disease costing the NHS an estimated £5 billion plus each year, tackling the UK obesity epidemic is now regarded as a major national priority. The NHS continues to stress that the best way to lose weight for good, is via a healthy, varied diet and regular exercise and not by […]

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Liquid diet - why you shouldn't avoid solids

The liquid diet – why you shouldn’t avoid solids

On 25th March, 2013, the UK government published a new policy called ‘Reducing obesity and improving diet’. The policy has been created to tackle the growing problem of UK obesity, which now threatens to overwhelm our National Health Service. Alarmingly, the policy reveals that 61.3% of British adults and 30% of children are overweight or […]

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Banana and spirulina icecream

High protein diet scam and 3 alternative weight loss recipes

If you’re struggling to lose weight in time for summer, then you might be tempted to try out one of the more extreme fad diets currently in fashion. And, if you believe the hype surrounding the high protein diet then you could be expecting to lose as much as 15 kilos a month. Unfortunately, the […]

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Calories

Do you actually know what calories are?

Do you count calories? Or grams of fat per serving of whatever food you’re contemplating eating? I had completely forgotten about calories until this weekend when we threw a big party for my Mum’s birthday. The table was adorned with freshly-made canapés made up of smoked salmon blinis, mini jacket potatoes, bruschetta, chicken goujons, salmon […]

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