Is it okay to take food supplements?

Is it okay to take food supplements?

Many leading health organisations, such as the NHS, the FDA and EUFIC (the European Food Information Council), advise that taking food supplements is unnecessary. Also, as food supplements are unregulated, their benefits can be uncertain and there are circumstances in which they could actually be detrimental.  For example, too much iron can caus...
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Learn to breathe properly

Learn to breathe properly

It’s a given, right? We all know how to breathe... We automatically alter our breath depending on what we're doing - speeding it up when exercising or slowing it down when relaxing.
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Do super greens make you poop?

Do super greens make you poop?

  The term ‘super greens’ describes green vegetables like broccoli, spinach, kale and wheatgrass that are low in calories, but rich in vitamins, chlorophyll, minerals and antioxidants. They also contain water and fibre, which are essential for healthy digestion and bowel regularity, so some (but not all) people find that when they increase their...
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What is the number 1 healthiest food in the world?

What is the number 1 healthiest food in the world?

  The question of the number 1 healthiest food in the world is the subject of much debate. Almonds, spinach, kale, wheatgrass, legumes (ie beans, peas and lentils)… they’ve all been hailed as the title holders! The fact is that there is no one type of food that will supply our bodies with all the nutrients, vitamins and minerals it needs to func...
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Lets talk IBS

Lets talk IBS

April is IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) awareness month. This little talked about condition is thought to affect between 10 - 20% of the population, yet many people are undiagnosed and many more try to hide it.
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Do superfood powders really work?

Do superfood powders really work?

  When it comes to fresh superfoods vs powdered, we’d recommend fresh every time! We are not experts on powders as all of our superfood juices are fresh, however, we can look at the differences between fresh and powders and we know that our raw live superfood juices do work. To start with, the nature of powders means that they lack the water con...
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