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Five Ways to Winter Wellbeing

23 Nov 2020

Explore five holistic ways to stay well this winter, and perhaps pick the one that resonates most, or one that you already practice and further develop this practice in some way. Above all, choose something that makes you happy.

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26 Jan 2018

Nutritionists Guide To Medicinal Mushrooms

New research is showing that mushrooms have some interesting health benefits including boosting the immunity, however mycotherapy - the use of mushrooms to treat or heal the body is not a new concept, and has a long history of use. Find out more about how mushrooms can be used for their medicinal properties.

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23 Jan 2018

Imbolc - Celebrating the First Spark of Spring

Spring is in the air! Imbolc marks the midway point between Winter Solstice and Spring Equinox and is a celebration of beginning and growth. Find out what our ancestors got up to and why this time of year was so important to celebrate. Includes some delicious traditional recipes with a vegan twist.

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19 Jan 2018

6 Tips for a Well-Balanced Diet While Exercising

When we exercise we expend more energy and our muscles need a supply of nutrients to work hard and recover well. Exercise alone may not tip the balance towards weight loss or feeling the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. Eating a healthy well-balanced diet is just as important as working out, and here is six top tips on a well balanced diet to support your exercise routine.

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17 Jan 2018

Nutritionist Guide To Nuts & Seeds

Nuts and seeds are powerhouses when it comes to nutrition, and can play a key role in a plantbased diet. Find out about the health benefits of nuts and seeds and how much to include in your diet from nutritionist Jenny Tschiesche.

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18 Dec 2017

8 Amazing Benefits of Barleygrass

Barley grass is a nutrient-dense food, with numerous benefits to offer in terms of health. With a history dating back to ancient Greece and Rome, barley grass is rich in vitamins, minerals and other beneficial nutrients. Whether consumed in the form of powder or as juice, it can bring relief from a wide range of health problems and help you feel better than ever. Keep on reading and discover ten amazing benefits of barley grass.

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18 Dec 2017

The Do's and Don'ts of Detox

9 Top tips on what to do and what not to do to detox your body, mind and soul. Taking a bit of time away from all the over-rich, over-stimulating food and drink that we consume can be a real health boost. Its a great way to prevent future illness and simply give yourself the love and caring attention you really deserve.

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18 Dec 2017

A Nutritionist Guide To Going Vegan

Thinking of trying vegan? Whether it be because you are taking the #veganuary pledge or you are just vegan curious - find out more about the benefits of veganism and how to make sure you get all the nutrition bases covered to stay healthy and well.

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18 Dec 2017

11 Herbs for Everyday Living

The College of Naturopathic Medicine share their favourite 11 Herbs for everyday living. These herbs can not only treat common illnesses but will also prevent ill health and positively promote optimum well being. These herbs can be infused and enjoyed as tea, or adding to foods or taken as powders, capsules or tinctures. Find out how you can help yourself and your loved ones the natural way.

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22 Nov 2017

Top 5 Black Foods & Their Amazing Health Benefits

Black is the new Green! Black foods are loaded with antioxidants and essential vitamins and minerals. Ever wondered what makes a blueberry blue? The same pigment that makes black foods black - anthocyanins - one of the most powerful known antioxidants. Discover which black foods you should be eating for optimum nutrition and vibrant health.

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09 Nov 2017

Top Ten Adaptogen Foods & Herbs For Wellbeing & Balance

A guide to the top ten adaptogen foods & herbs. These plants help the body do just that - adapt to stress - by acting like buffers against the stress response. Including adaptogen foods & herbs in your daily diet can help bring about balance and well being.

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10 Oct 2017

Samhain - Summer's End

The veil between the seen and unseen is said to be at its thinnest as the Wheel of the Year turns to Samhain. A time for introspection and the honouring of our ancestors, for we are descendants of the survivors of old. Perhaps the most famous of the greater sabbats, find out more about this ancient Celtic Fire Festival.....

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05 Oct 2017

Chocolate - A Food of the Gods?

The Cacao Bean is brimming with feel good phyto-chemicals and nutrients, and this might well be the reason why the Mayans and Aztecs saw this bean as sacred and a food sent by the gods. Find out more about why chocolate makes you feel good and discover some healthy ways to include this superfood in your daily diet

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27 Sep 2017

Foods to Boost Your Immune System

Find out which foods can boost your body's immunity and prevent you from catching the proverbial common cold or flu. Try out these recipes, nurture yourself and your family's health from the kitchen this season.

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13 Sep 2017

4 Top Tips for Vegetarian Nutrition

Discover how to easily get the important nutrients that can be commonly missing from a vegetarian or vegan diet. Protein, Calcium, Vitamin B12 and Omega 3 fatty acids are crucial to human health - find out how to calculate your daily protein requirements and plant based foods to ensure you are getting all the nutrients you need in this article.

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31 Aug 2017

Work Experience at Indigo Herbs of Glastonbury

Indigo Herbs is a company based in Glastonbury, there aim is to supply products that support a he

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28 Jul 2017

Harness the Power of Ancient Andean Superfoods

Continuing our trip around the world with the Indigo Herbs Global Kitchen, this month we take a look at some powerful superfoods that originate in South America. With a rich, ancient history and colourful cultures that persist to this day, journey with us to Brazil, Mexico and more.... with lots of mouth-watering recipes along the way!

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05 Jul 2017

Lammas – Celebrating the First Harvest

The Fruits of the First Harvest are here at Lammas! Also known as Lughnasadh after the Celtic Sun God Lugh, find out more about the importance of this festival in our not too distant past....

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02 Jul 2017

Top 10 Travel Essentials for Natural First Aid

Whether you're jetting off to sunnier climes or opting to stay closer to home for your summer holidays - don't leave the house without packing our Top 10 Natural Travel Essentials! Aiding anything from bites, wounds and sunburn to nausea and headaches, these easy to carry and versatile remedies are a must have in your holiday first aid kit.

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01 Jul 2017

How to use Tribulus Terrestris / Gokshura for BODYBUILDING

Tribulus Terrestris / Gokshura is an incredibly popular supplement sold here at Indigo Herbs, we believe this is because of its recognisable and powerful effects on libido and testosterone levels. Tribulus Terrestris is rich in saponins, the active ingredient claimed to increase the body's natural testosterone, hence why it's perfect for bodybuilding.

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29 Jun 2017

The Top 3 Dieting Mistakes & How To Avoid Them

Why did obesity used to be so rare? Why is there so much conflicting information surrounding diet, healthy eating and weight loss? In this article we look at 3 of the most common weight loss mistakes and what you can do to remedy them!

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