19th September 2017

Buckwheat bread

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Buckwheat acts like a grain but is actually a seed from the rhubarb family. It is gluten-free, provides B vitamins, magnesium, choline and is a complete protein.
20th August 2016

Nutrition is Medicine

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For some it’s an attractive prospect to think that there’s a relatively simple explanation for every disease and condition with a linear process from a gene, virus or bacteria, which can be healed with a prescription drug. While this is certainly vital with infectious and emergency medicine, with chronic conditions this process is not working and the drugs prescribed often only address symptoms while creating other problems in the body, such as gastrointestinal issues with non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDs) like […]
7th July 2016

Thyroid Care & T3

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I’m 21 and sitting in front of yet another GP explaining how tired I am, how I can’t focus on my work and feel depressed, anxious and tearful all the time. The doctor looks at my blood results perplexed and says that my T4 and TSH is normal so she doesn’t think it’s my thyroid, but will increase my T4 medication slightly as I’m showing symptoms of low thyroid function. As per usual the increase in medication was to […]
4th June 2016

Courgetti with Basil Pesto

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Courgetti with Basil Pesto 2016-06-04 12:23:56 You need a spiralizer to make the courgetti for this dish. They are about £20/$30 and are widely available to buy online. An incredibly simple dish that adds interest to a salad and is also a great for summer parties and entertaining. Write a review Save Recipe Print Prep Time 10 min Total Time 10 min Prep Time 10 min Total Time 10 min […]

Nutty Bars with Chocolate Fudge Topping

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Nutty Bars with Chocolate Fudge Topping 2016-06-04 11:19:28 Write a review Save Recipe Print Prep Time 25 min Total Time 25 min Prep Time 25 min Total Time 25 min Ingredients 3 tbsp cold-pressed coconut oil 1 cup nut butter (I use Carley’s Organic Raw Whole Almond Butter) 10 pitted dates 1/2 cup raw pumpkin seeds 1 cup puffed quinoa (you can also use puffed buckwheat) 1/2 cup raw almonds pieces (I put whole […]
21st May 2016

Lemon & Vanilla Protein Balls

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Lemon & Vanilla Protein Balls 2016-05-21 22:31:05 These protein balls are a perfect snack at any time of day and are especially useful when you’re on the go or for after a workout. I also find they satisfy my need for a sweet snack but without the sugar. I like to make a large batch and freeze some for a later date. You can also try them with orange instead of lemon. Write a […]
20th May 2016

Golden Milk

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Golden Milk 2016-05-20 00:01:14 Golden Milk is a warming drink which I like to have in the evening. The main ingredient in this recipe is turmeric, which is the subject of my latest blog post so do have a read. Turmeric is anti-inflammatory and has anti-cancer properties amongst its many other attributes. This recipe is quick and easy to make and a great night cap. Write a review Save Recipe Print Prep Time 5 min Total Time 10 min […]
18th May 2016

The Golden Goddess

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Turmeric has over 300 compounds, many of which are phytochemicals that have disease preventative properties. Turmeric displays anti-biotic, anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidants effects. A classic example of food being medicine. While there are many beneficial compounds in turmeric, the one that has received the most attention is curcumin. It is the component of turmeric that gives it the bright yellow colour and is why in India it is often called The Golden Goddess.  Studies on curcumin have shown anti-cancer potential in […]
7th May 2016

Recovery from Chemo

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Tom speaking at an event to help educate others about the living foods lifestyle. Recovering from chemo and radiation with careful and considered lifestyle and dietary changes is one of the most important things you can do to give the body a fighting chance of being able to combat future cancer. I met Tom Fisher in 2011, when I attended Hippocrates Health Institute, and he had done just that. After finishing chemo he was depleted and very ill. What he […]
15th April 2016

Fantastic Five

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The five foods below are often forgotten about but have the potential to make a big difference to our health. They might not be your classic comfort foods but just a little of these five, if eaten on a regular basis, can do you the power of good.  1.  CHIA SEED The mighty chia is a complete protein with all the essential amino acids, making it a great source of protein. It contains more calcium than milk and is a source of iron […]