Chia seeds – from the Aztecs to modern day living in London

Chia seeds are not a fad. They are actually good for you, especially if you are trying to increase your intake of fibre (38% content) and protein (20% content). The protein is complete, i.e. contains all 9 essential amino acids, and is plant based so easily digestible and suitable for vegetarians and vegans. Chia seeds… View Post
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What do supergreens and superfoods have to do with beauty?

Skin, hair and nails reflect the health of the body.

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A good night’s sleep for healthy skin. This works deep sleep pillow talk

It shows on my skin when I haven’t had a good night’s sleep. I get bouts of insomnia periodically – very irritating – and it is usually down to stress at work or having something on my mind. Meditation is not something I’ve mastered, and sleeping pills only ever make me feel like I am… View Post
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A 10-day detox with the Organic Pharmacy that is worth a try

My detox is over. Finally. The pros – I seem to have broken the sugar habit. No more cravings for sweet stuff or junk food or bread (apparently, the refined carbs craving is linked to sugar). The cons – you become a bit of a bore over the 10 days, not going out and watching what… View Post
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Stress reliever with the Relax tincture from Organic Pharmacy

The stress hormone, cortisol, is evil. Prolonged high levels lead to all sorts of problems, emotionally and physically. Sadly, you don’t always know that the levels are high because you think you’re coping fine – it’s life after all, and what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. Whoever coined that phrase needs a slap. View Post
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