Garlic – an amazing super food

garlicGarlic is a truly amazing super food and is also quite easy to grow. It is fairly hardy and can be overwintered in the UK. It has incredible health promoting properties a few of which are mentioned below. It’s also quite cheap to buy and it’s health promoting benefits are great value for money. Garlic’s health promoting benefits come from its sulphur containing compounds.

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Why I Think Most Weight Loss Plans Don’t Work!


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Having observed many people coming to me who are on weight loss plans I often worry about the quantity of nutrients that they are actually consuming.

If they still eat a fair amount of empty carbs in the form of any biscuit/sweeties, white bread, rice, pasta or potato then they are most likely going short on essential fats and essential proteins.

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We Love Junk Food!

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We are genetically programmed to love sugar and fat, so it’s no wonder we are all wolfing into huge ice creams and piling on the pounds.

Lots of folks are scoffing ice cream cos they are hot – when a glass of hot water would better cool you down.

The reason for this programming is basic survival – simple as that. Continue reading We Love Junk Food!

Good Gut Health with Fermented Foods

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Due to many of us needing to use antibiotics at various times during our life our digestive system can end up quite compromised. We (ideally) should have 2 kilos of healthy bacteria living within our digestive system. These good bacteria are responsible for some of the following roles: Continue reading Good Gut Health with Fermented Foods