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hunger pangs

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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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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coconut water

Coconut water – the supreme sports drink from Mother Nature

We all know that hydration is key when working out and exercising. The majority of sports drinks, however, are awash with refined sugars and a long list of artificial additives, including colourings, flavourings and preservatives, which can actually do more harm than good. Thankfully there is still a deliciously wholesome, yet highly effective alternative to […]

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digestive health

7 top tips for improved digestive health

According to Dr Anton Emmanuel, consultant gastroenterologist at University College Hospital in London, around 40% of British people suffer from at least one digestive symptom at any one moment in time. Indeed, more than 10 percent of a GP’s working life is estimated to be spent in treating common digestive disorders, such as constipation, diarrhea, […]

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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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bee pollen

Bee pollen – Mother Nature’s answer to hay fever?

Spring is in the air and summer’s fast approaching. Unfortunately, for a growing number of Brits, this annual change in season spells months of misery. Indeed, experts in immunology and allergies now estimate that hay fever effects more than one in every four people in the UK – a massive increase from the one in […]

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coconut oil

Coconut oil – the natural way to prevent tooth decay

According to the National Health Service, around one in every three adults in England have some form of dental decay. The British Dental Health Association reports that a staggering 74% of people in the UK have had a tooth extracted, whilst 19% have full or partial dentures. And worryingly, some 60% to 90% of children […]

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