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A must read letter

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Do yourself a favour and read this letter. My darling, I’ve been meaning to write to you for a long time now, to explain how I feel, to divert your attention to me. For years now we have been partners … Continue reading

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Energy, harmony and free flow

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Health is all about free movement and flow in the body. Take any alternative therapy – from homeopathy to acupuncture to reflexology to healing and all the shades in between – and what you find at the basis of them … Continue reading

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Natural cosmetics

natural cosmetics

Wouldn’t we all love to have soft, velvety skin? The desire to possess a perfect, smooth, peachy complexion has been with us (in particular us females) for as long as we have existed, and has helped the cosmetics industry reach … Continue reading

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Natural nutrition – what is it about?

tomatoes for natural nutrition

If you ask me what Nutritional Therapy is, then the standard answer is – it’s about working with people’s nutrition to help them support their bodies in maintaining or achieving optimal health. Supporting the body through healthy nutrition enables the … Continue reading

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New Year’s resolutions

new year's resolutions

January is always a good month in which to start a bit of a nutritional review. Christmas cakes and bubbly booze have been translated into a few extra pounds, and you have made the inevitable New Year Resolution to, yet … Continue reading

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Organic food

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In 2005 the European organic food market was estimated at €15 billion. It is forecast to reach €18 billion in 2010. Some even say this is a conservative figure. Throughout the Western world the market for organic food and drink … Continue reading

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Soy – to eat or not to eat?

soy beans

The humble soy bean has been the subject of fierce controversy in recent years, leading to confusion and anxiety amongst consumers, especially mothers. On the one hand, soy is touted as the panacea for dairy-intolerant infants; for menopause-related complaints; for … Continue reading

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Sugar – beat the craving

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Sugar is a drug. A sweet but vicious drug. No one who removes sugar from their diet for any significant period of time can fail to notice the effects it has. These effects can vary from physical to mental and … Continue reading

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The problem with bread

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I have written elsewhere in this website about bread, wheat and the mistaken concept many people have thinking that bread is healthful food. Recently I have come across a wonderfully informative, interesting and useful book written by Andrew Whitley, a passionate … Continue reading

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Vegetarian diet

veggies galore

As a nutritionist I am regularly approached by concerned parents, often of teenage animal-rights fans, worried about their child’s recent conversion to vegetarianism and their refusal of the daily flesh portion. It’s not only parents of teenage children who are … Continue reading

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