Coming up to Easter we are bombarded with images of Easter Eggs and bunnies, lambs and baby chicks. The word Easter comes from the Pagan word ‘Eostre’, who is the goddess that represents new life and the growing sun of spring. The Easter ... Read more
Easter can be a time of over-indulgence, with chocolate eggs, sugary treats and other rich foods tempting us day in, day out. But we can celebrate Easter without the overload. Here are some tips for a healthy Easter.
The benefits of dark ... Read more
NATIONAL HEART MONTH:
Cardiovascular Disease is one of the biggest health issues in the Western World. Increasing numbers of people are suffering with high blood pressure; high cholesterol levels, atherosclerosis, heart problems and stroke ... Read more
The awards season is here, and we’re excited … but not about the films! We’d like to give our own awards to the stars of the nutrition world: wonderful foods, nutrients, botanicals and new products that can help to keep us healthy ... Read more
Shrove Tuesday (17th February 2015) falls on the day before Lent begins with Ash Wednesday. Lent is a time during the Christian calendar, of abstinence, of giving things up, lasting for 40 days from Ash Wednesday until Easter Sunday. Shrove ... Read more
Some historians think that the cacao bean plant has been cultivated for around 3,000 years in South America. Since then over time, right across the world, we have been having a never-ending romance with this delicious brown powder. Many people ... Read more
Valentine’s Day is a special day where you may want to increase the romance and sensuality between you and your loved one. Modern day life, with its stresses, worries and exhaustion may depress our mood, limit our energy levels and ... Read more
Known as the ‘sunshine vitamin‘, vitamin D is made in our body through the action of sunlight on our skin. You are probably aware that vitamin D is needed for healthy and strong bones and teeth. But it has several other important ... Read more
Do you eat with the seasons? At warmer times of year, watery, light vegetables and fruits such as cucumber, tomatoes, watermelon and strawberries can be excellent to cool you down and hydrate your body. But in winter, we do better on denser ... Read more
Feeling blue? With the lack of sunlight and short days, many of us feel less than cheery over the winter. Here are our top tips for staying in good spirits through the cold season.
1. Eat whole foods – and avoid refined, sugary or junk ... Read more