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Food Focus: Nuts

My go to ingredient for baking. Almonds are native to the Middle East, but you can buy them almost anywhere. Almonds are very rich in calcium, with 265mg of calcium per 100g of almonds. On top of that, per 100g of almonds, you get 27mg of vitamin E, great for keeping your skin healthy, and 20g[…]

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Food Focus: Seeds

A tiny seed that you may have noticed popping up in every supermarket and every recipe out there. This is not a bad thing however, as chia seeds have a huge nutritional profile. Chia seeds are high in fibre, which we need to help maintain a healthy digestive system. Getting enough fibre into your breakfast[…]

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Organic September

So we are part way through organic September and my cupboard is full of organic goodies from big retailers such as Sainsburys, to small independent health shops such as As Nature Intended. If you are not already aware, organic September is part of the Soil Association’s “small changes, big differences” campaign. This has replaced by[…]

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