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Eat well for life | Healthy living tips

Shop, grow, prepare and eat tasty, healthy food. Our nutrition, wellbeing and healthy living tips will teach you to heal from the inside out using everyday fresh foods. Know your own body and eat and live in a way that really works for you. Eat for health, eat for life.

Is it OK to eat raw rhubarb?

Is it OK to eat raw rhubarb?

Eating raw rhubarb is OK and here are 5 reasons why. I juiced raw rhubarb to make a juice smoothie - which is a juice blended with a bunch of foods like avocado, banana, mint, seeds or whatever you feel like.   So, here's the thing: 1. Rhubarb is a vegetable, often...

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What’s with wheat?

What’s with wheat?

Have you ever wondered what’s happening with the food we eat? Wheat, a staple food for many – cereals, sandwich for lunch, pasta for dinner – and the current processing of it is affecting our health.

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My Wellness Journal – making health a reality day-by-day

My Wellness Journal – making health a reality day-by-day

‘My wellness journal’ is written especially for those on their journey to wellness. Inspired by her many clients already succeeding in achieving better health, Jocelyn J Murray (Certified Nutrition Consultant and Health Coach) knows that those who journal are most...

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Calendula – flower or herb?

Calendula – flower or herb?

This season's crop Calendula is a flowering plant I have been fond of since I was a small child because my mother fancied them, and she always planted a row along the pathway to the back door. I'm sure it's because they are bright, and hardy, as well as therapeutic,...

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Hormone replacement therapy for menopause

Hormone replacement therapy for menopause

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) - Questions to ask your doctor. If my doctor suggested hormone replacement therapy for menopause (HRT), what questions would I ask about my hormones and Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) to understand the risks? Is there any...

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Where lies the secret to living forever?

Where lies the secret to living forever?

‘Living forever’ The eternal fountain of youth and the secret to living forever has escaped humans for centuries. This has been curbed by the idea or belief of ‘the afterlife’. Great Kings, Emperors and Pharaohs of the world, for centuries, have gone to lavish extents...

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Winter – keep healthy – drink herbal teas

Winter – keep healthy – drink herbal teas

When it comes to winter, it's often not till mid-winter when we start to wilt a little from the colder days and nights. Looking for something to warm you and aid any winter chills? These tea blends are perfect. Immunity tea: Contains herbs that have been specifically...

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What have they done to our food?

What have they done to our food?

Food modifications - additives - synthesis This piece of creativity (rant), emerged after a sleepless night of a racing mind, leg wriggles, sweats, and a growling bowel. I had made a mistake and bought a pack of soup. Ready to eat, organic, good food the label said. I...

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How to live to be 100

How to live to be 100

DESS - what does this mean? Diet. Exercise. Sleep. Stress. These are the 4 pillars of good health, in my book anyway. If you take care of these 4 pillars you are on your way to achieving optimum health and yes, this may be how to live to be 100. We all hope to enjoy...

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Artichokes – fresh and delicious

Artichokes – fresh and delicious

The beautiful globe of the artichoke Looking for a great prebiotic and antioxidant? Try a fresh artichoke. Seeing them on the farmers' market table encouraged me to buy half a dozen globe artichokes and see what I could do with them as a fresh vegetable. I trimmed and...

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Turmeric powder and turmeric lattes

Turmeric powder and turmeric lattes

Turmeric day lovelies I'm amazed at how easy preparing turmeric powder was. How superb the final product has turned out. I started with a beautiful product: grown spray-free fresh turmeric. I just scraped it, sliced it, and put it in my dehydrator for most of the day....

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