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Raw chocolate – a recipe for sweet dreams?

Thanks to a frenetic modern lifestyle in which we’re constantly switched on to social media and unable to switch off from work, it can be incredibly hard to unwind and enjoy a sound night’s sleep. In fact, getting a good night’s sleep has never been so difficult – according to the Great British Sleep Survey, […]

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Eating Raw – 3 Great Results For Better Health

How would you like to Sleep better? Have increased energy? ‘Expel’ easily? In the world of raw, you don’t have to forsake everything that is cooked. It’s about bringing more goodness into your life and maintaining a good balance. Sure, you can go for the whole 100 per cent but that does not necessarily mean […]

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Raw Cacao Nibs For A Healthy Heart

Responsible for an average of 200 deaths per day, Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) is arguably the UK’s biggest killer. Approximately one in six men and one in nine women currently die from the disease and, according to the NHS, there are some 2.7 million people living with the condition and a further 2 million people […]

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Raw Chocolate – 5 Reasons To Include It In Your Diet

According to research, chocolate is one of the most popular foods in the Western world and one that women in particular, crave more than any other. In the UK we consume on average just over 11kg of chocolate per person per year, which accounts for almost one third of the entire European market. Fortunately, our […]

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Himalayan salt bath – 3 great benefits for skin

There is nothing better than relaxing in a steaming hot bath after a stressful day (well, apart from perhaps also consuming a couple of squares of raw chocolate!) But did you know that you could optimize your relaxation by adding a cupful or large chunk of Himalayan Bath salt?  It’s one of the purest salts […]

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The Rawfood diet – 5 alternatives for unhealthy foods

When I first stumbled across the raw food diet, I really felt like I had struck gold, in terms of health and wellbeing. I was already eating lots of raw green smoothies and salads without really thinking about it. However once I was introduced to the wider raw experience by none other than Shazzie herself […]

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5 Tips For Healthy Snacking

Oh, how I sometimes long for the days when I lived with my parents; wholly dependent on them for food, meals lovingly prepared, to the clock. Back then, snacks weren’t all the rage like they are now… If I pined at 11AM for sustenance, I was told to hang on until lunch-time when I would […]

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Raw chocolate – can it lower blood pressure?

An increasingly sedentary lifestyle combined with a contemporary diet that is high in saturated fats and unhealthy refined sugars, is putting more and more of us at risk of serious illnesses such as chronic obesity, diabetes and the UK’s number one killer, heart disease. According to the British Heart Foundation a massive 25% of all […]

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Emotional Eating – don’t let it rule your life!

Emotional eating (sometimes referred to as ‘binge eating’) is a modern phenomenon that affects many of us on a regular basis. In fact research indicates that almost half of all UK adults eat in an attempt to change negative moods and emotions, rather than because of hunger. This urge often feels far too strong to […]

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