This Month’s Top Picks

This Month’s Top Picks

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Dr Bronner’s – Pure-Castile Bar Soap

Dr Bronner’s – Pure-Castile Bar Soap

‘Our Peppermint Pure-Castile Bar Soap is made with certified fair trade ingredients and organic hemp oil for a soft, smooth lather that won’t dry your skin. 100% biodegradable in a 100% post-consumer recycled wrapper.’ Dr. Bronner’s was founded in 1958 by Emanuel Bronner, a third- generation master soapmaker from a German-Jewish soapmaking family and the Bronner family have been making soap every since. Dr Bronner’s states, “We are committed to making socially and environmentally responsible products of the highest quality while…

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BetterYou – DLux+ Vitamin D+K2

BetterYou – DLux+ Vitamin D+K2

‘BetterYou™ DLux+ Vitamin D+K2 Oral Spray is an optimum strength spray delivering 3000iu of vitamin D alongside 75μg of vitamin K2. Working together, vitamins D+K2 are essential in the maintenance of healthy bones. Separately, K2 regulates normal blood clotting, whilst D3 supports a normal functioning immune system.’ Transdermal experts BetterYou recently launched their new DLux+ Vitamin D+K2 oral spray, designed to deliver vitamins D and K  directly into the bloodstream to provide superior absorption compared to tablets and capsules. To use, you simply…

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Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams

Natural remedies to help you get a good night’s sleep. Sleep is so important for our health and wellbeing, it’s vital for many of our body’s processes and it supports healthy brain function. In children and teenagers it is even more essential as it helps support their growth and development. “The reason why a good night’s sleep is so important is because it is while we are sleeping that we repair our physical body,” explains Katie Pande, Pukka Herbs’ medical…

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Heart Health

Heart Health

How to keep your heart in good health, naturally. Cardiovascular disease remains one of the biggest health issues we’re facing as a nation. Currently, the British Heart foundation estimates that 435 people lose their lives to cardiovascular disease every single day. Ultimately, cardiovascular diseases cause more than 26 percent of all deaths in the UK, with approximately 160,000 deaths occurring each year. These statistics highlight just how important it is to look after our heart’s health. Dietary Advice Our diet…

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Detox & Cleanse

Detox & Cleanse

January is the ideal time to cleanse and detox the body. Here are our top tips on how to do it the healthy way… If you’re feeling sluggish from the Christmas season, a detox can help to revitalise and cleanse your body, enabling it to run smoothly and efficiently once again. Detoxification is an ongoing naturally process in the body. The liver is especially important for processing toxins as are the body’s other main elimination organs of the kidneys, lungs,…

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Weight to Go!

Weight to Go!

January, the month when we’re conscious of that extra wobble caused by our excessive festive feasting. What’s the best way to shift it?  Nutritionist Esther Mills-Roberts explains…. Eat, drink and be merry, they say! There’s always the new year. And then it comes. The post-festive porkiness that makes you wonder why your willpower took a dive and left you feeling downright weighty. And with more people in the UK already weighing in on the heavy side, it’s easy to see…

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Lemon Cheesecake Layered Pots

Lemon Cheesecake Layered Pots

By nutritional therapist Christine Bailey Creamy and simple to make, these delicious tangy desserts would also be ideal as a breakfast option. They are rich, so a little goes a long way. (serves 4) Ingredients: 1 ripe avocado Zest and juice of 1 lemon 60g cacao butter or coconut oil 60g xylitol or granulated stevia, to taste 100g coconut yoghurt or thick Greek yoghurt, plus 2 tbsp for topping (optional) For the crumble: 30g walnuts, roughly chopped 30g pecan nuts,…

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Grilled Sea Bass with Caponata

Grilled Sea Bass with Caponata

By nutritional therapist Christine Bailey A delicious prepare-ahead Mediterranean dish, caponata is a luscious Italian vegetable melange that goes very well with flavourful sea bass. You can serve the caponata warm or at room temperature and is also delicious topped with grilled/broiled chicken as an alternative. (serves 4) Ingredients: 2 aubergines, cut into cubes 3 tbsp olive oil 1 small red onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1 anchovy 2 x 400g cans plum tomatoes, chopped 1 red pepper, deseeded…

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Quinoa Bibimbap

Quinoa Bibimbap

By nutritional therapist Christine Bailey A delicious nourishing vegetarian bowl. This version is rich in protein plus memory boosting choline found in the eggs. (serves 2) Ingredients: 90g quinoa 240ml vegetable stock 1 tbsp coconut oil, plus extra if needed ½ onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 4 shiitake mushrooms, thinly sliced 100g baby spinach leaves 30g bean sprouts 3 tbsp tamari soy sauce 2 tsp granulated stevia, xylitol or erythritol 2 tbsp rice wine vinegar 5mm/1/4in piece of root…

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