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Eating Well on a Budget

Eating Well on a Budget

With the cost of living rising relentlessly, it’s harder than ever to eat well on a tight budget. There’s no quick fix for lack of money, but there are some ways to get a little more nutritional value for money. Vitaminology’s nutritional therapist Caroline Hind suggests five key areas to consider: 1. Protein – the best value food Protein-rich foods tend to be the most nutrient-rich foods we can buy. They are not the cheapest foods out there but, if…

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Salt of the Earth Launches New and Improved Formula

Salt of the Earth Launches New and Improved Formula

Salt of the Earth’s award-winning roll-on deodorant is now available in a new and improved formula, with improved fragrance performance, quicker drying time and enhanced moisture levels. In addition, the new and improved roll-on is available in two new fragrances, Sweet Strawberry and Neroli & Orange Blossom. The collection is designed to meet the needs of both men and women and new packs have been created which makes the product even easier to use. The simple unscrew roller pack and…

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Connect with Nature for a Healthy Body and Mind

Connect with Nature for a Healthy Body and Mind

Registered nutritional therapist, Rose Legge at Vitaminology explains how we can reconnect with nature to help achieve a healthy body and mind With our technological advances and fast-paced lives, modern living can sometimes leave us feeling frazzled, disconnected and separate from the natural world. However, humans have always been and still remain a part of nature.  We have basic biological needs and requirements that can only be obtained from the natural world through nutritious food that is grown or raised…

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Super Berry Chia Pudding

Super Berry Chia Pudding

Time to get that glow, as Nutritionist Christine Bailey shares some delicious summery recipes to nourish the skin and body (www.christinebailey.co.uk). Super berry chia pudding Packed with antioxidants and omega 3 fats, this is a great skin healthy recipe. Prepare the night before to allow the chia seeds to swell and thicken the pudding then blend in the morning for a speedy healthy breakfast.   Preparation time: 5 minutes Soaking time: overnight Serves 2   Ingredients: 1 ripe banana 125g…

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Cinnamon Coconut Ice Cream

Cinnamon Coconut Ice Cream

Time to get that glow, as Nutritionist Christine Bailey shares some delicious summery recipes to nourish the skin and body (www.christinebailey.co.uk). Cinnamon coconut ice cream A simple vegan creamy dessert. Use a quality ground Ceylon cinnamon for optimal flavour and benefits. Ceylon cinnamon is packed with anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, compounds and known for its blood sugar balancing properties. Preparation time: 5 minutes Freezing time: 1 hour plus Serves 6   Ingredients: 2 x 400g cans full-fat coconut milk 100g maple syrup…

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Asian Coleslaw

Asian Coleslaw

Time to get that glow, as Nutritionist Christine Bailey shares some delicious summery recipes to nourish the skin and body (www.christinebailey.co.uk). Asian coleslaw Vary the ingredients according to what you have available. This salad is packed with fibre for a healthy gut and antioxidants like vitamin C, carotenoids and flavonoids. The Asian dressing is light and tangy and can be used drizzled over chicken or fish too. Serves 6   Ingredients: ½ red cabbage, thinly sliced or shredded ¼ savoy…

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Deal with your Digestive Health

Deal with your Digestive Health

Got digestive complaints but not sure how to holistically manage it? True Health posed some key questions to Claire Barnes, a Nutritional Therapist and Technical Advisor at Bio-Kult, to answer all you need to know.   Q What are the most common signs we might have digestive upset? Claire: According to a large population-based study in the US, the most commonly reported digestive symptoms were heartburn or reflux, abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhoea and constipation. Often, individuals will experience more than…

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Healthy Skin for Summer

Healthy Skin for Summer

Care for your skin during the warmer weather and get that natural glow, inside and out. Summer is a time for healthy foods, being outdoors more, and generally living a bit healthier. But we must remember it is also a time when the sun’s rays are at their strongest, and so our skincare needs extra attention to ensure it’s protected and nourished. But how can we do this naturally, and without overloading on chemicals? And what are the most obvious…

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This Month’s Top Picks

This Month’s Top Picks

Advertisement   Probiotic14 TM Probiotic14™ from Good Health Naturally is a powerful blend of 14 viable strains of friendly bacteria with 9 billion CFUs per serving. This unique formula includes Lactobacillus acidophilus, Bifidobacterium bifidum,  Lactobacillus rhamnosus and others. Multi-strain probiotics are a good option as an everyday supplement to support gut health, helping to restore the composition of the gut microbiome. Probiotic14™ helps to support the health of your digestive tract and nutrient absorption and strengthen overall immunity. It also…

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The Diabetes Dilemma

The Diabetes Dilemma

As today marks Diabetes Week (13-19 June), nutritional therapist Caroline Hind explains why it’s not your fault if you develop the disease With more than four million people in the UK estimated to have type 2 diabetes and another 13 million people at increased risk of developing it[1], none of us can afford to be complacent. But why are so many of us developing type 2 diabetes? Caroline Hind, registered nutritional therapist at Vitaminology and volunteer at The Public Health…

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