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11 unsung medicinal herbs that you should know about

Herbs have traditionally been used for the treatment of all manner of diseases and conditions. The advent of modern medicine, however, has meant that many of them have been forgotten and much of our ancient wisdom lost. These days few are aware that meadowsweet can be used to combat inflammation for example, or that lemongrass […]

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Superfood alternatives to water

4 healthy superfood alternatives to water

When the heat is on it’s more important than ever to stay adequately hydrated. Indeed, water makes up over two-thirds of your body – it lubricates your joints and eyes, aids digestion, flushes out waste and toxins, and keeps your skin nice and healthy. Research suggests that staying sufficiently hydrated can also help to prevent a […]

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rawfood enzymes

The remarkable health benefits of enzymes

Many of you will have heard of enzymes. But did you know that they are essential for every cell in your body? Or that you can enjoy some remarkable health benefits, simply by increasing your daily consumption of these powerful protein-based substances? In this article, you’ll learn more about enzymes and their associated health benefits, […]

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celebrity superfoods

Top 3 celebrity superfoods

It often takes the more glamorous face of an international celebrity to sell the very latest superfoods to the wider British public. So which new superfoods will our best-loved film stars and fashion models tempt us with this year? Time to take a look at three top contenders hot-off-the-shelves! (more…)

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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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barley grass powder benefits

Why the buzz about barley grass?

There’s been a great deal of buzz about barley grass of late – the salutary supergreen extract made from the leaf of the barley plant and features heavily in celebrity nutritionist Gillian McKeith’s book, “Living Food for Health: 12 Natural Super-foods to Transform Your Health”. So, what is it about barley grass that’s turning heads […]

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The 7 wonders of wheatgrass

Supergreens are a special sub-category of superfood that are by definition rich in fibre, vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients and antioxidants, and were until relatively recently predominantly popular with vegetarians, vegans or those on a raw food diet. However, growing numbers of us are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of healthy eating, and more and more […]

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Organic barley grass powder

Organic barley grass powder – a super green that’s super good for you!

Barley grass (Hordeum vulgare) is a one-to two-year cereal that belongs to the grass family, which thrives in temperate subtropical regions and has been a valuable source of food since prehistoric times. In fact, germinated barley (also known as malt) is a key ingredient in beer and whiskey. Organic barley grass powder is a potent […]

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