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the health benefits of aloe vera juice

Aloe vera and 7 sensational health benefits

People have been enjoying the myriad benefits of aloe vera for more than 5000 years – in fact aloe vera was once an integral component of Cleopatra’s beauty regime, whilst Alexander the Great used it to treat his soldiers’ wounds. Today aloe vera juice is often harnessed as a natural treatment for sunburned skin and […]

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superfoods that help keep you young

Superfoods that help keep you young

Life might be full of uncertainties, but one thing’s for sure – at some point in the future you’re going to die! Yet, although the overall life expectancy in the UK is currently 81 years of age, you could live even longer simply by adopting a healthier lifestyle. Of course your genes will always play a […]

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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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magnesium benefits

More magnesium please, we’re British!

Several UK dietary surveys indicate that many of us Brits are not consuming enough magnesium – a mineral that’s required by every cell in our body and necessary for over 300 biochemical reactions. A lack of magnesium appears to effect more women than men, with some experts suggesting that as many as seven in ten […]

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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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reishi mushroom extract powder

Reishi mushrooms – medicinal mushrooms with myriad benefits

Reishi mushrooms have been strengthening immunity, managing stress and lowering cholesterol levels in the East for more than 2000 years. More recently, American TV personality and socialite, Kim Kardashian, revealed them as her secret to beautiful, youthful-looking skin. Happily, you too can now enjoy all of the benefits of this salutary superfood in a convenient […]

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organic ashwagandha powder

Ashwagandha – the ancient adaptogen for 21st century stress

Our increasingly busy lives are characterised by stress, which is typically caused by work demands, relationship issues, money problems and a combination of other day-to-day pressures. This stress is often aggravated by a frenetic modern lifestyle that constantly exposes us to environmental pollution, poor nutrition and chronic disease. And, although stress is a normal physical […]

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Organic chia seeds

Are organic chia seeds just another fad?

Our national appetite for superfoods has grown demonstrably over the last decades – especially after the publication of bestselling book, ‘Superfoods’, by Michael van Straten and Barbara Griggs, in 1990. Since then, we’ve seen an increasing availability of ever more exotic superfoods in our health food shops and supermarkets. And, whilst most of us recognise […]

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Moringa powder

The miracle that is moringa

Global life expectancy has steadily increased over the ages, and, thanks to major advancements in science and medicine, dramatically so during the last hundred years. In 1901 the average UK life expectancy was just 45 years for men and 49 years for women. Yet by 2012 this had risen to 79.2 years for men and […]

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