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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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Calcium rich superfoods

5 dairy-free superfoods that are surprisingly rich in calcium

Calcium is an essential mineral for healthy bones and teeth – a lack of calcium can affect the bone development of children and lead to osteoporosis in adults. Yet many of you will be either unable to enjoy or prefer to avoid those foods that are traditionally associated with a high calcium content, such as […]

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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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probiotics health benefits

The pros of probiotics – 3 compelling health benefits

There’s no denying that high profile celebrities, such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Halle Berry and Lindsay Lohan, have helped to make probiotics a household name in the UK, where some two million Brits now consume probiotic foods and supplements on a regular basis. Yet, it’s not only the rich and famous that are currently extolling the […]

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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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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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whole hemp seeds

Whole Hemp Seeds and 5 Wholesome Health Benefits

Hemp is one of the oldest medicinal plants on our planet, which has been harnessed by a number of cultures, including the ancient Indians, Mesopotamians, Sumerians, Persians, Egyptians and indigenous tribes of Central America, for a variety of uses since the Stone Age. And, thanks to an increased awareness of the myriad health benefits associated […]

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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 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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