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7 Benefits of Sulforaphane

One of the main reasons that eating cruciferous vegetables is so beneficial is because of their sulforaphane content. Sulforaphane is a phytonutrient classified as one of the isothiocyanate group, which has a wide range of effects in the body. Read … Continue reading

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Urban Cultivator and the Zero-Mile Diet

Most people would consider me to be the very opposite of an “early adopter”. Heck, I don’t even own a smartphone (or an i-pad, i-pod, or other such technology that you allegedly can’t live without in the modern world). But … Continue reading

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The alkaline diet – myths, benefits and the real reason it works

Look at the popular media today and you’ll notice a trend taking place amongst health seekers, frequently endorsed by actresses and supermodels – the Alkaline Diet. I was recently featured in an alkaline diet article in the Daily Mail, which … Continue reading

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Consultant cardiologist admits to high cholesterol and leaves us confused

On Monday 7th July, I was listening to an interview with a consultant cardiologist who stated that women are 3 times more likely to die from heart disease than breast cancer, and that cholesterol was a contributing factor to this … Continue reading

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Eating raw whilst travelling

It’s a common problem, and a question that I am often asked – “How do you cope when you travel?” I am normally happy to answer this question by saying that I usually take an apartment or villa when I … Continue reading

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Healing from physical injury

I was inspired by a guest on our retreat who was a wheelchair user and had made a great effort to attend. She had a lovely bright bubbly personality and intended to use living food to heal from her injuries … Continue reading

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Consistency is the Key

Did anyone else notice that the gym car park was busier than normal last month? It’s no surprise – it was January, and all those who had made New Year’s resolutions were out in force. The gym itself also seemed … Continue reading

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If you don’t ask, you’ll never know…

I asked members of my monthly newsletter subscription list what they thought of the newsletter with a quick 10-question survey via Survey Monkey. The information was always going to be skewed of course – I have hundreds of subscribers but … Continue reading

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