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Autumn Equinox. 16 Top Tips for making ‘Happy Cells’.

Eat locally grown foods that match the current seasonal energy – root vegetables, grains, home-made soups and stews (www.eattheseasons.co.uk to check out what is in season) If you enjoy raw foods, then drink lots of juices made from carrots, beetroot … Continue reading

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What is an Alkaline Diet?

What is an Alkaline Diet? Oh how I dislike the word diet! Eating should not be classed as ‘diet’, a word that conjures up restrictions, calorie or point counting, fasting, false promises, effort and the pretty sure knowledge that any … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Juices and Smoothies

Juices vs Smoothies We’ve ‘eaten’  a lot of green juices on my  ‘Health on a Plate’ nutrition courses and a question I frequently get asked by students is “what is the difference between a juice  and a smoothie”? An excellent … Continue reading

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The Joy of Conception

A Fertility Tale. Today hasn’t been a good day. A client and her partner (let’s call them Janet and John) came to see me about 10 weeks ago enquiring how nutrition could help their chances of conceiving. The lady is … Continue reading

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Wheatgrass Benefits for Health and Weight Loss

In recent years wheatgrass has become a big ‘trend’ as juice bars worldwide sell shots of wheatgrass alongside freshly made juices and smoothies. Wheatgrass, along with barleygrass, kamut grass and many other alkalising greens, are loved by the body as … Continue reading

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