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Butter (Lima) Beans with Turmeric & Tomato sauce with Watercress

Ingredients: 1 Carton or Tin of Organic Butter (Lima) beans 2 x tbsp of organic tomato puree 2 heaped tsp of turmeric spice Splash of olive oil A little water Pinch of pink salt and ground black pepper Handful of … Continue reading

Jerusalem Artichoke with Green leaves – a different kind of carbohydrate

This dish is a super healthy dish for digestion. They do contain some starch like potatoes so supply some calories (approx 100 calories in a one cup serving) Jerusalem artichokes are also high in polysaccharide sugars (Inulin). This means that … Continue reading

Easter treats – Healthier Chocolates & Healthier Cardamom Biscuits

There’s no escaping sweet things at Easter. It’s a time when we all give ourselves permission to eat treats – ‘it’s Easter  – I have to eat chocolate!’, my daughter tells me. Luckily I have trained them to make their … Continue reading

Mushrooms

Mushrooms contain a wide range of polysaccharides (a chain of bonded sugar molecules), which have a broad impact on boosting the immune system. Button and Portobello Mushroom – Contains high amounts of of vital trace minerals including selenium, copper, potassium … Continue reading

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The truth about fish

Large oily fish such as swordfish, shark, tuna and salmon contain more toxic heavy metals than smaller fish, and should be eaten sparingly by sensitive individuals: women of childbearing age, pregnant women, breast feeding women, babies and young children, those … Continue reading

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Extra Virgin Avocado Oil is one of the healthiest oils to use for cooking at high temperatures

The smoke point of an oil or fat is the temperature at which it breaks down and smoke appears. At this point the nutrition and flavour decrease. An oil with a high smoke point can be used for cooking at … Continue reading

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Gluten intolerance is MUCH more common than you think

Gluten intolerance and underlying gluten sensitivity causes inflammation in the gut lining – This can damage the small intestine resulting in malabsorption of nutrients which can lead to serious health problems. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, oats … Continue reading

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Eating FRUIT after a meal can cause digestive problems

This is because the fruit digests faster than the meal, as the body HAS to deal with the fruit sugars immediately. It travels straight through the stomach into the intestines however as the meal takes longer to digest it blocks … Continue reading

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85% of Men and 70% of women consume dangerously high amounts of sodium – ARE YOU IN THIS GROUP?

On average salt consumption per day is 10g however our recommended daily allowance is no more than 6g which is way too high for optimum health – OUR BODILY REQUIREMENT IS ONLY 0.8grams to1.5g OF SODIUM PER DAY according to … Continue reading

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