Superfoods and Nutrition

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23 May 2018

How To Sprout Alfalfa Seeds

Sparkle Nest blogger, mum, herbalist and maker of all things plant-based in her kitchen - Rebecca Amesbury shows us how to sprout Alfalfa seeds in this short video. It is easy and the results are both delicious and nutritious. Get sprouting.

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03 May 2018

Nutritionists Guide To Sprouting Seeds

Nutritionist Jenny Tschiesche gives us the what, the why, and the how of sprouting seeds. It's simple to sprout seeds at home on your kitchen windowsill and this process activates the seed's nutrients and enzymes and makes a delicious addition to a salad or sandwich.

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24 Apr 2018

Holistic Ways To Enhance Your Health

Naturopath Gareth Bilton looks at how to approach your health and well-being from a holistic perspective. He offers an alternative perspective to the mindset of looking for solutions to fix symptoms of ill health, that is about prevention rather than cure and seeing the whole picture. Read more....

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20 Apr 2018

How To Support Weight-loss with a Detox Program

Nutritional therapist Vivien Alred looks at how detox is key to weightloss and suggests some gentle and natural detoxifying herbs and foods to support your weightloss goals. Read more.....

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20 Apr 2018

Foods & Herbs For Weight-Loss Motivation

Nutritional therapist Vivien Alred takes a look at how motivation is key to weightloss, in this blog she looks at which herbs and foods can support motivation and help you stay on track with your goals.

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20 Apr 2018

How Can Superfoods Support Fasting For Weight Loss

Nutritional therapist Vivien Alred looks at how the dense nutrition available in superfoods can support losing weight in a healthy balanced way when you are using intermittent fasting or the 5:2 diet. Read more ...

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29 Mar 2018

Six Superfoods for That Springtime Energy Boost

Nutritional therapist Vivien Aldred picks out six energy boosting foods that will get you in the mood for spring! Most of our bodies need a little kick start at the end of winter and these foods can help give your body the nutritional boost it needs to switch up for the change in season.

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29 Mar 2018

Six Foods & Herbs For Allergy Season

Nutritional therapist Vivien Aldred looks at six healing foods & herbs that can help to combat springtime allergies. These plants all have anti-histamine and anti-inflammatory properties and can help in the prevention and treatment of the uncomfortable symptoms of allergies such as running nose, itchy skin and constant sneezing.

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24 Mar 2018

Six Top Tips For Spring Detox

The team from The College of Naturopathic Medicine share their six top tips for a springtime detox. Offering down to earth sound practical advice, this article gives a quick steer in the right direction to give your body that springtime boost its been waiting for. Springtime is a great time to shift some unhealthy patterns and add some extra body focused TLC to your lifestyle.

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05 Mar 2018

Six Simple Suggestions For Serenity

Anxiety is a natural feeling that happens to most of us and in this blog naturopath Gareth Bilton looks at six easy ways to combat anxiety and find your inner calm through simple natural techniques and the use of aromatherapy oils and herbs. Find out more about how you can take a step towards serenity.

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19 Feb 2018

The Natural Way To Balance Hormones For Women

Feeling off kilter? Your endocrine system is responsible for keeping things in harmony, but sometimes it can get out of balance due to hormone changes. There's good news though – nourishing your endocrine system with balancing foods and herbs can be a great way to start finding your inner stability once more.

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13 Feb 2018

Top 10 Superfoods for a Vegan Pregnancy

Nutritionist Vivien Alred looks at how a vegan diet can provide enough of the building blocks, vitamins and minerals necessary for a healthy pregnancy. She tackles the challenge of ensuring that the essential nutritional bases are covered.
You may have been warned about all the foods you need to avoid during pregnancy, but this article will share with you the top 10 superfoods you can eat safely, in order to make sure your meeting your nutritional needs- from plant-based foods.

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13 Feb 2018

Super 7 Herbs & Foods For Post Natal Recovery

Nutritionist Viven Allred recommends that 7 best herbs and superfoods for after having a baby. Healing the body is paramount in the postnatal period and optimum nutrition and herbs can really help out. Discover which herbs and superfoods you can include in your diet to ensure postnatal recovery goes well.

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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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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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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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