Superfoods and Nutrition

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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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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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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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23 Jun 2017

How To Have a Happy Healthy Menopause - The Way of the Homeopath

Classical homeopath Lizzie Smith eloquently describes the perimenopause as a transition from fertility to wisdom. Taking a truly holistic approach to this often misunderstood time of life, find out how to nurture your mind, body and soul through this rite of passage that all women take in their lives.

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15 Jun 2017

The Hidden Dangers of Dieting

Dieting is so last century. "Dieting" (aka starving ourselves) is NOT the way to lose weight, in fact this ultimately leads to more weight gain in the long run. Diet myths busted and what we can do to achieve our ideal weight and stay there.

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08 Jun 2017

The Six Day Juice Cleanse

Early summer is great time to detox the body and mind, and Juice fasting is a powerful way to support the body in a process of deep release and repair. Juice fasting can significantly improve your health and well being with long term health symptoms easing up and improved daily vitality levels. Find out more in this blog about the six day juice cleanse, colon cleanse and liver cleanse.

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05 Jun 2017

The Guide to Gluten-free Flours

Here we have THE guide to gluten-free baking and making! Coeliac and Gluten-free Blogger Nutritiously Naughty gives her tried and tested advice on using gluten-free flours, she explains the consistency and action of each of the flours and indicates what they are best used for. Let's get baking.

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01 Jun 2017

4 Incredible Benefits of Adaptogens

Adaptogens are a unique group of herbal ingredients which help your body adjust to stressful circumstances, ranging from extreme heat or cold to infections or trauma. Discover the astounding benefits of these plants and mushrooms from practicing Nutritional Therapist, Milda.

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05 May 2017

How To Boost Your Mood With Food and Herbs

Discover the connection between the foods we consume and the effect it has on our mood. Find out how to combat stress and anxiety, the connection between the gut and the brain, foods for sleep and brain boosting herbs!

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21 Apr 2017

How To Have a Happy Healthy Menopause - The Way Of The Herbalist

Is it possible to have a happy healthy peri-menopause? Lets face it a time of a woman's life that doesn't have the best reputation, but can natural health care including herbs and foods change that? In Part One of a blog series - We turn to the Medical Herbalist to find out.

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13 Apr 2017

Spring into Summer with our Top 5 Motivational Herbs & Superfoods

Summer is almost here and for many that means emerging from our winter cocoon a little the worse for wear. Fear not - nature is on hand with some amazing herbs, renowned for their ability to boost energy and improve mental clarity. Couple these with an array of Superfoods that provide your body with the perfect nutrition and you will be bouncing into the new season with vigour and vitality!

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30 Mar 2017

Moroccan Delights & Arabian Nights – A Tantalising Taste of North Africa

Journey with us to Morocco, Egypt and the Arabian Peninsula - home to some of the tastiest and healthiest dishes in the world. Try our deliciously exotic vegan recipes - Delicately Spiced Fennel & Chickpea Tagine, Rose, Raspberry and Almond Smoothie Bowl, and much more....

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10 Mar 2017

4 Ways To Beat IBS - Irritable Bowel Syndrome

IBS can cause a lot of stress to the sufferer and can make life uncomfortable. There is no one size fits all solution, however there are some simple, natural strategies you can try as an alternative to prescribed medications.

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09 Mar 2017

7 Natural Ways to Beat Anxiety

While anxiety is a perfectly natural biological response when met with acutely stressful situations, it can become problematic when it becomes a regular occurrence, especially if it interferes with your day-to-day life. If you're one of those people who lets unproductive worrying get in the way of a good night's sleep, it could be time to take action.

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11 Jan 2017

Ancient Superfoods for Modern Healing

Welcome to Indigo Herbs Global Kitchen! Home to healing herbs, super-spices and one of the most ancient healing systems on earth, we take a trip to India. Discover the history, culture and what led this vibrant country down its unique culinary path - including some delectable, vegan super-spiced recipes.

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19 Dec 2016

Help Yourself Detox

Assist your body to detox the natural way with some great tips from the experts at the College of Naturopathic Medicine. Find out which foods, superfoods and herbs you can use to gently rid your body of toxins...

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17 Nov 2016

Natural Hangover Cures with Superfoods & Herbs

It's almost the season to be merry once more, bringing with it endless rounds of drinks and buffets. Whilst it is always better to restrain from over indulgence, sometimes we just have that one too many and live to regret it the next day! Here are some herbs and superfoods to help your body bounce back the morning after the night before, including our very own Hangover Destroyer Smoothie....

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18 Mar 2016

5 Easy Ways to Harness the Power of Chaga!

**Experts Choice** Placed in a Kingdom of their own, apart from plants and animals, mushrooms are truly unique. Revered by some of the world's greatest healing systems, find out how you can incorporate "The King of the Medicinal Mushrooms" - Chaga - into your life!

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14 Jan 2016

Why Chlorella and Spirulina Should Be Your Top 2 Superfoods

Chlorella and Spirulina are well known "Superfoods", but what exactly is it that makes them so super? We are all well aware of their superior nutritional content and potent antioxidant qualities but did you know that they are also a source of Omega Fats? In this article we explore new evidence supporting even more of the astounding health benefits of this innocuous green micro-algae!

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01 Jan 2016

5 Top Tips to Help You Easily Accomplish Your Goals This New Year

Happy New Year from all of the crew here at Indigo Herbs! New Years Resolution time is here, follow our 5 Top Tips which will help you to stick to your goals this 2016.... Including why dieting is bad for you!

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