Spirulina Blog Posts

A Blog about Herbs, Superfoods, Whole Foods, Raw Foods, and some other Natural Products that can can help improve your Health, Nutrition and your Lifestyle.
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04 Jun 2018

Why We Need To Eat More Vegetables

As part of healthy eating week nutritional therapist Vivien Aldred looks at reasons to eat more veg. Studies say we should be eating up to 10 portions of fruit & veg per day, but more typically people are struggling to eat five. Read this blog and discover more interesting ways to uplift...

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23 May 2018

An Indigo Interview with Vegan Triathletes

Indigo Herbs Ambassadors and British Triathletes Sam Taylor and Dan Geisler share with us their experiences of turning vegan and how they have not only survived, but thrived as sportspeople. Both have reported more strength, stamina, better recovery times and an overall feeling of wellbeing...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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27 Sep 2017

Foods to Boost Your Immunity Against Colds and Flu

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...

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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...

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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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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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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...

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07 Mar 2017

Why Do I Get IBS & What Can I Do About It?

It's IBS Awareness Month! With this debilitating condition affecting between 10% - 20% of the UK's population, we had a look at the recent research and evidence on how to deal with the symptoms. Healing herbs, foods that heal the gut, root causes and much more.....

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28 Jan 2016

Elsie, Abby & Friends Try Vegan - Week Three

The Indigo Herbs Crew are in the final stage of their Vegan challenge with Veganuary, it has been a rollercoaster ride for all of us. Discover their trials and tribulations of Week Three, favourite Vegan products, the realisations and our 'American Diner' Dinner Party fun!

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19 Jan 2016

Elsie, Abby & Friends Try Vegan - Week Two

Catch up with The Indigo Herbs Crew in Week Two of the try Vegan challenge with Veganuary, there is highs & lows (future promises & honest lapses), favourite Vegan ingredients and Mediterranean Dinner Party fun!

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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...

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10 Jan 2016

How To Become A Vegan Athlete

World Class Athlete and Tae Kwando Champion Sam Taylor refers to herself as a "Plant Based Martial Artist". How does she get all the protein she needs to keep herself at her fighting weight and in tip-top condition? Find out more about how Sam and many other vegan athletes thrive on a plant...

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08 Jan 2016

Elsie, Abby & Friends Try Vegan - Week One

Catch up with The Indigo Herbs Crew in Week One of Veganuary, the highs & lows, vegan recipes tried, favourite Vegan ingredients and Dinner Party fun!

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17 Dec 2015

Elsie, Abby & Friends Try Vegan

In this Blog; Indigo Herbs crew - Elsie, Abby & Friends make their pledge to Try Vegan for January, with a little help from the global online campaign Veganuary. Plus they share a Fanatastic competition to win a Vegan Hamper!

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04 Aug 2015

Secrets of a Plant Based Martial Artist

First in the 'Indigo People' blog series is a chance to catch up with plant based martial artist Sam Taylor. Sam competes professionally at Taekwondo and experiences many benefits from her daily smoothies. In this blog Sam is getting ready for the World Championships in August 2015 and sharing...

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