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Do You Know the Health Benefits of Beans?

dried beans

This broad category of beans includes Black beans Black-eyed beans Chickpeas or garbanzos Fava beans Kidney beans Lentils Lima beans Split peas Plus several other fresh and other dried beans.   A regular intake of beans reduces bad cholesterol, and helps regulate blood sugar.   They help beneficially with Bowel problems. Importantly, with regards to high […]

Apple juice could guard against Alzheimer’s


Drinking apple juice could help prevent Alzheimer’s disease, studies indicates. Research has found that consuming two glasses of apple juice a day could delay the onset of the brain disorder, which affects more than 400,000 people in the UK. Scientists made the discovery through laboratory tests on mice, which showed that those fed apple juice performed […]

Water and wellness

Water is a key factor in maintaining the energy and efficiency of the human organism.  Its place in nutritional science is shamefully underdeveloped, particularly in the English-speaking world. Most of us try to keep hydrated, but with the recent news about all the chemicals in bottled water, what is the best approach? Drinking water should […]

Clean Eating Coleslaw

clean coleslaw

INGREDIENTS: 1 small head of cabbage, thinly sliced (About 10 cups) 35g chopped scallions 2 grated carrots 1 clove of garlic, minced 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar 122g of plain fat free Greek yogurt 2 tsp Dijon mustard Salt and pepper to taste DIRECTIONS: In a large bowl combine cabbage, scallions, and carrots. In a separate smaller […]

Spinach and the Brilliant Beneficial Health Nutrients


Introduction and a little history Spinach is said to come from Persia. It would first have been cultivated regularly when the Graeco-Roman civilisation was in power. It was introduced to Spain in 1100, and then in the 14th century across Europe, but not until 500 years ago was it introduced to England and France. It […]

Yeast Intolerance

yeast on spoon

It seems that fungal infections are becoming more and more common today than ever before and those of an older generation are more likely to have a compromised immune system, which can result in fungal infections. The widespread use of antibiotics, sugary foods, the birth control pill and stress can all be contributory factors that […]


acne on face

Acne is a skin ailment that can cause sufferers significant distress, often damaging self confidence at a delicate time in their lives. It generally begins to manifest during adolescence and is caused by over activity of the sebaceous glands. The sebum produced by the glands cannot escape because the hair follicles become blocked by keratin.  […]

Health benefits of a diet high in fruits and vegetables

fruit and veg on chopping board

Fruits and vegetables are generally accepted to offer important nutritional benefits. But did you know that eating them can impact on our happiness as well as physical health? They can lift our mood, increase energy levels and help us enjoy life to the full. In contrast, many processed foods can have the opposite effect. The […]