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Organic Goji berries – helping you lose weight and gain energy

Goji berries, which are also known as Wolfberries, grow on the Box Thorn (Lycium barbarum), an impressive flowering shrub that has branches of up to five metres in length and is related to the nightshade family. Native to the Himalayas, the Box Thorn was first discovered around 800 AD by Tibetan monks who were attracted […]

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Organic dried pineapple

Organic dried pineapple – give your immune system a powerful boost this winter!

Contrary to popular belief the only way to contract a cold or flu is from a cold or flu virus. And with around 200 different cold and flu viruses at large every winter, the likelihood of succumbing to one is extremely high. In fact colds and influenza tend to peak in the UK between December […]

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Organic dried dates

Organic dried dates – the exotic superfood that’s bursting with natural goodness

Organic dried dates are a particularly popular treat during Christmas and New Year. Yet, did you know that this exotic superfood is also flush with essential nutrients, including natural fruit sugars, fibre, vitamins and minerals, which offer a range of important health benefits that can be enjoyed all year round? (more…)

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Organic pitted prunes

Organic pitted prunes – 3 persuasive reasons for putting them on your menu

To escape the negative connotations as an effective relief from constipation, organic pitted prunes are often referred to on product packaging as ‘dried plums’. Indeed that’s exactly what they are – dried versions of the Prunus drupe fruit. Exceptionally sweet and succulent, yet extremely low in saturated fat, organic pitted plums are bursting with beneficial […]

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Organic mulberries

Mulberries – 6 beautiful benefits for skin and hair

Organic mulberries are an intensely sweet variety of superfruit that grows on the mulberry bush (Morus) – a deciduous tree that belongs to the Moraceae family and thrives in warm, subtropical regions. Bursting with beneficial nutrients including protein, fibre, vitamins A, C, E and K, minerals such as iron and calcium, antioxidants, resveratrol and anthocyanin, […]

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Organic dried figs

Dried figs – the ancient superfood that’s brilliant for your bowels!

Constipation is a surprisingly widespread condition that affects people of all ages and to varying degrees of severity. Many of us only ever experience constipation as a short-term inconvenience, yet for some it can become a chronic condition that causes significant pain and discomfort and ultimately affects their quality of life. In the worst case, […]

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mango

Mango – the king of fruits that’s incredibly kind to skin!

According to the British Skin Foundation, approximately eight million of us Brits are living with a skin condition. Some are more manageable, whilst others are severe enough to kill. Common skin complaints, including acne, eczema and psoriasis, as well as unwelcome fine lines and wrinkles, are often an external sign that all is not well within […]

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health benefits of coconuts

The countless health benefits of coconuts

Coconuts are the aromatic fruit of the coconut palm – a tropical tree that thrives in coastal regions of South and Central America, Africa, Asia and the Polynesian and Hawaiian island, and which is often referred to as the ‘Kalpa Vriksha’, a mythological, wish-fulfilling tree said to provide all the necessities of life. And the […]

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Incan berries

Incan berries – the stress relieving superfood from the Amazon

In an increasingly complex and demanding world, more and more of us are succumbing to the effects of stress. Work, money and relationships are all potential triggers for this debilitating condition that can result in insomnia, difficulty concentrating, loss of appetite, palpitations, sweating and a dry mouth as well as recurrent headaches and other aches […]

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Acai berries

Acai powder for beautiful, radiant skin

According to a 2009 report, ‘Skin Conditions in the UK: A Health Care Needs Assessment’, by the Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology at the University of Nottingham, some 54% of the UK population experience a skin condition in a given twelve month period. Indeed, skin complaints are the most common reason that people consult their […]

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