Nutrition

Did You Know Sugar Ages Your Skin?
Did You Know Sugar Ages Your Skin? We all know that sun damage is the number 1 cause of premature skin ageing, but did you know that a diet high in excess sugar can be just as damaging and cause...
Hemp Seeds - Super Food Focus
You may well have heard the buzz about hemp seeds but been a little cautious because of its association with marijuana. Well fear not, although they are the seeds of the hemp plant Cannabis Sativa and from the same species...
Superfood Focus - Kefir
Kefir is one of the lesser known and yet deliciously healthy superfoods. Kefir is a fermented milk drink made with kefir ‘grains’ which are a kind of yeast or bacterial fermentation starter. It has its origins in the north Caucasus...
Kelp Seaweed - Superfood Focus
Kelp Seaweed A True Superfood Kelp Seawed has over seventy different nutrients including zinc, potassium and iron Kelp is considered one of the leading superfoods on the market today. Kelp is actually a general term for seaweeds that come from...
Flaxseed - Superfood Focus
It may only be a tiny seed but many believe it to be the most powerful plant food on the planet. Possibly the world's first superfood, flax cultivation became a common practise in the Mediterranean and Middle East sometime between...
Avocado - Superfood Focus
Avocados are one of the most fashionable of the superfoods, with good reason. Originally native to Mexico  and other parts of  Central America they are now grown all over the world. The avocado is actually a large berry which contains...
Why we love Chia Seeds (and you should too!)
Chia seeds are fast becoming one of the most popular and beloved superfoods out there, but where did they come from and what are the actual benefits? Well, firstly they are mainly grown in South America so historically Chia Seeds...
Maca
THE BENEFITS OF TAKING MACA  WHAT IS MACA? Grown in the mountains of Peru, Maca is often called Peruvian Ginseng thanks to its many benefits. While considered a root vegetable and food staple in the Andean diet for thousands of...
Broccoli - The Superfood we have been eating all along!
Often referred to as a ‘superfood’ , Broccoli really does live up to the title, thanks to its mixture of high nutritional benefits and cholesterol-lowering properties. Cooked properly (i.e. not over-cooked and mushy), it tastes great, with studies indicating that...
Spiced Almond and Coconut Milk
We LOVE the Simple Provisions Blog. Here is a recent post and great recipe. The autumn sun is casting beautiful golden light at the moment. It adds a warm glow to my street which is currently lined with bursts of crimson,...
Blog Lovin' & Sugar
The Wellness Warrior is our favourite blog online by far; it's amazing. We highly recommend a good read!
Asian Noodle Salad
Boil a kettle of water. Put the noodles into a large heatproof bowl and pour plenty of just-boiled water over them to cover. Let stand for 5 minutes, until softened and just tender
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Kale

Kale or borecole is a form of cabbage, with green or purple leaves. The cabbage group, Brassica oleracea, contains a wide array of vegetables, including broccoli,cauliflower, collard greens, and brussels sprouts.

Raw Food
Although (as mentioned in another post) we were brought up eating all sorts of yummy raw snacks as children in the place of the chocolate bars and crisps enjoyed by our peers