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One of the most **popular** nuts in the world, **cashews** are loved for their **sweet**, **creamy**...
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In the ancient Eastern practice of **Ayurveda**, people are defined by their unique blend of the **t...
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You've polished off the last of the **peanut butter/coconut oil/strawberry jam**, and are about to s...
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With their deliciously subtle, **creamy** and buttery flavour, the versatile **pine nut** is often o...
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**Smoothies** can be a great way to up your **fruit** and **veg** intake, as well as hit your **vita...
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We spend roughly a **third** of our life in **bed**, so it is actually **really worth** taking the t...
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**Flaxseed** (also known as **linseed**) - although tiny - pack an impressive **nutritional** punch...
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**Minimalism** is one of the latest trends in health and lifestyle, offering a **richer** life lived...
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Perhaps most widely known as **Popeye**'s go-to green, **spinach** is a popular **dark-green leafy v...
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**Kale** is currently lauded as one of the most **nutritious** plant foods on the planet, and thanks...
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One of the best things about **cooler weather** - in our opinion - is getting to enjoy **hot chocola...
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While the **disadvantages** of our constant use of **personal devices** are widely recognised, we ca...
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**Minimalism** is one of the latest trends in health and lifestyle, offering a **richer** life lived...
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Just as we **soak** and **wash** our **bodies** each day, it is important to do the same to our **so...
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As health bodies **increase** the number of recommended serves of fruit and veg for us each day, hit...
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Most people recognise **coconut oil** as a impressively **versatile** product, but did you know it m...
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Be honest: how often do you **change** your **pillow cases**, **bed sheets** and **face cloths**? ...
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Is **eggplant** (**aubergine**) a regular staple in your diet, or does it feel like a chore to inclu...
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Did you know that simply **wiggling**, **fidgeting** and moving the body through out the day can hel...
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As undesirable feeling **disappointed** or **dissatisfied** may be, when pulled into perspective, th...
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**Minimalism** is one of the latest trends in health and lifestyle, offering a **richer** life lived...
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%%"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication" - Leonardo Da Vinci%% For many years, **'minima...
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**Raw chocolate** - made from **cacao** - is now a health food **staple** thanks to its impressive *...
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**Brussels sprouts** - not necessarily the **'golden child'** of the vegetable world, but a surprisi...
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**Cucumbers** can sometimes be seen as a bit **'meh'**, but there is a lot to **love** about this cr...
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Making a **difference** on a global scale often feels overwhelming, if not impossible
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We're often told to avoid **white foods** - white rice, white bread, white pasta and white sugar, fo...
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**'Chakra'** is a Sanskrit word meaning **'wheel'** or **'disk'**, and is an integral thought in Ayu...
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Are you one to opt for a **seedless** watermelon? Ironically, **watermelon seeds** have recently ...
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**'Chakra'** is a Sanskrit word meaning **'wheel'** or **'disk'**, and is an integral thought in Ayu...
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**'Chakra'** is a Sanskrit word meaning **'wheel'** or **'disk'**, and is an integral thought in Ayu...
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**'Chakra'** is a Sanskrit word meaning **'wheel'** or **'disk'**, and is an integral thought in Ayu...
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**'Chakra'** is a Sanskrit word meaning **'wheel'** or **'disk'**, and is an integral thought in Ayu...
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If you haven't already, you'll be hearing **a lot** about these guys in **2017**
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**'Chakra'** is a Sanskrit word meaning **'wheel'** or **'disk'**, and is an integral thought in Ayu...
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**'Chakra'** is a Sanskrit word meaning **'wheel'** or **'disk'**, and is an integral thought in Ayu...
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**Tahini** is often known for its place in making **hummus**, but there are many reasons to enjoy ta...
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**'Chakra'** is a Sanskrit word meaning **'wheel'** or **'disk'**, and is an integral thought in Ayu...
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Have a pair of **socks** that have lost their **elastic** or their **appeal**? Put them to good use ...
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In the ancient Eastern practice of **Ayurveda**, people are defined by their unique blend of the thr...
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Here's a **clever hack** to stop you having to **stir** that **peanut butter** every time you want t...
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We all know just how **vital sleep** is in maintaining **optimal health** and **well-being**, yet we...
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**Salads** are often dismissed as **boring** and without **substance**, or ridiculously **over-price...
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**Hoisin** is a thick Chinese sauce that has a **sweet** and **salty** taste
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Looking for a **quick** and **easy** way to add more **nutrition** into your day? **Grated veggi...
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One of my **favourite** go-to **lunchtime** meals, I love that I can simply throw this in the **oven...
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A **nutritionally dense** but **low-calorie** fruit, pumpkin is a smart addition to any diet
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**Peanut butter** rocks a stir-fry by endowing the dish with a **satay-esque** flavour
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As a follow on from our last article, ****, we've hand-picked the top suggestions on how to incorpor...
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Sometimes mistaken for a **bulky white carrot**, parsnips are often **overlooked** as far as root ve...
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"Hygge was never meant to be translated - it was meant to be felt
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As a follow on from our earlier article, ****, we explore the top five **in-travel** tips as recomme...
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Whether you're a rice, quinoa, buckwheat, spelt or barley fan, a serve of **cooked grains** make a p...
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Looking for a **sweet treat** over the summer break that complements your New Year **health goals**?...
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Super **simple** but incredibly **delicious** and **filling**
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For many of us, **school holidays** mean some form of **travel** - whether that be by plane, train, ...
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Heading on a **long-haul flight** sometime soon? Before boarding your plane, stop by the **d...
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**Chlorella**, a green fresh water **algae**, has recently enjoyed a surge of attention thanks to it...
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This is my **go-to medicinal**, **restorative** recipe for when I am feeling a bit **under the weath...
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For those **cooler** days when you just want something **quick**, **wholesome** and **satisfying** i...
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**Olives**, with their **salty** tang and **firm** texture, tend to be a food you either **love** or...
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I moved into an **new flat** recently, and not having a **microwave** with me, thought it would be a...
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Did you know the humble **zucchini** is actually a **fruit**? Also known as **'courgette'** in s...
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**Maca**, a turnip-like root grown high in the mountains of **South America**, is another recent pla...
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There's something so **delightful** about a **vibrant** and **colourful** salad
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The current go-to trend for health nuts and Instagram fans is the alluring **açaí bowl**
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Most of us grew up with the message, **'fats are bad'**
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It may seem like a **no-brainer**; having a **full freezer** means **quick and easy** meals, **longe...
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**Rasa** - the Sanskrit word for **taste** - has a number of insightful meanings, including **experi...
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It's hard to resist a richly coloured head of **broccoli**
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I'm not one to usually advocate the use of **coke drinks**, but if you do happen to have a bottle or...
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**Kitchens** can be a breeding ground for many unwelcome **germs** and **bacteria** if not well look...
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**Tempeh**, the relatively unknown cousin to **tofu**, is a nutty cake of **fermented soybeans** wit...
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One of the most tedious parts of whipping up a delicious **smoothie** or **processing** chopped vegg...
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Did you know there are over **100 different types** of **carrots** around the world? They are also o...
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There aren't many vegetables as distinctly striking as **beetroot**
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Sometimes all it can take is **one small question**
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Moving into **student accommodation** or a smaller **home** can mean downsizing your **wardrobe** sp...
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Revered for the last two thousand years across India as an **'elixir' of life, health and well-being...
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With their soft, velvety yellow-orange skin, and sweet, tender flesh, **apricots** are beloved all a...
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With its **sweet, spicy, aromatic** embrace, cinnamon tea certainly isn't an **unattractive** additi...
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With their iconic deep blue-purple colour, **blueberries** are considered to be one of the most **nu...
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These **juicy**, distinctively coloured orbs are a celebration of all things **summer**
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If you haven't already noticed, I love me a **colourful** meal
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A wonderful and **colourful** salad that is simple, **flavoursome** and perfect for a **portable lun...
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In the ancient Eastern practice of **Ayurveda**, people are defined by their unique blend of the thr...
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In the ancient Eastern practice of **Ayurveda**, people are defined by their unique blend of the thr...
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In the ancient Eastern practice of **Ayurveda**, people are defined by their unique blend of the thr...
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It really is hard to beat a light, fluffy, nutty serve of **quinoa** (pronounced **KEEN-wah** for th...
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Inspired to make a **cleaner** and **simpler** version of a dish I ate at a **Chinese** restaurant i...
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Keep this in mind when you're next **road tripping** around the great Australian outback! Wh...
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A unique food in its source of **meat, juice, milk and oil** all in one, **coconuts** have played an...
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Considered to be one of the **delicacies** of the vegetable kingdom, **asparagus** is a **nutrient r...
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**Cellulite** is an unfortunate byproduct of our modern lifestyles that many people have to face
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While typically dismissed as child's play, there is something **immensely appealing** about a **choc...
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For a **warming** and **restorative** morning meal you can't go past this Cinnamon Spiced Pear Porri...
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Do you find yourself wanting to **snack** into the **night** and just before bed? Not only can this ...
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Nut butters are actually a **high protein**, tasty and versatile, **good-fats rich** snack, but the ...
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While actually an ancient technique, **meditation** has become more relevant in today’s society than...
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**Chickpeas** work wonderfully in a **dhal** - giving the meal a genuine **substance** as well as so...
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Behind its sweet, pink, picture-perfect facade, **watermelon** has come to the fore as an impressive...
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Here's another great **cooking hack** for the next time you whip out the rolling pin! To prev...
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Ever been left a little stumped by the terms used in recipes? Here we dispel the confusion around **...
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**Evaporated or condensed milk?** How do you know what a recipe calls for or even what the differenc...
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**Ayurveda**, an ancient Indian wisdom tradition, has a lot to teach us - even in our modern, Wester...
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For most cultures around the world, **spices** form an integral part of cuisine and the dining exper...
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Known as ‘Inca’s Gold’, the Peruvian **lucuma** fruit is the latest **superfood** being introduced a...
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One of the more **exotic curries** in our repertoire, all these flavours surprisingly combine beauti...
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Consumed either in its **ground or seed form**, **chia** has truly stood the test of time - since Az...
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Craving a **salty** snack? These **roasted chickpeas** will hit the spot and provide a **healthy...
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Have you been introduced to the new super-food on the block, the magic **moringa**? **Moringa** ...
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Referred to as the **‘second brain’ of the human body**, the gut is widely thought to be the centre ...
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Want a **quick**, **hassle-free** way of **squeezing** a lemon or other citrus fruit? Simply...
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Having trouble making your **well intended resolutions stick**? There are a number of things you...
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Finally getting the **super-food** status it deserves, this technically-a-fruit-but-classed-a-veg is...
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**Selenium** is a vital nutrient required for optimal bodily functioning
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What if you were told there was a **free, readily abundant** health tonic that could make you **happ...
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**Sweet potatoes** are one of those foods I genuinely don't think I could live without
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As you can imagine, professional chefs have a load of **tips and tricks** on the most **efficient** ...
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One common cooking confusion lies in the use of **bicarb soda**, **baking powder**, and when you nee...
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**Travelling** is one of life's greatest gifts: getting to explore new lands, meet people of differe...
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For a salad that is **meat-free**, **vegan-free**, **dairy-free** and **sugar-free**, you will feel ...
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There is something so holistically nourishing about a warm **dhal**
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I’m a big fan of this recipe which has its roots in **Ikaria, Greece** - one of the cities with the ...
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Succulent and indulgent, **cherries** are a prime example of how beautifully nutrition and taste can...
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Choosing a **sugar-free chewing gum** can be a simple and effective way of **improving dental health...
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**Spirulina** - a blue/green **algae** - doesn’t necessarily sound like something you may want to ad...
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Over the past few years **sugar** has been getting a very bad rap
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There's a reason why the humble **banana** is one of the most widely eaten and popular fruits in the...
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A healthy diet requires a balance of all food groups and types, and **fibre** is an important, but s...
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You may have heard the name around, but what actually is **baobab**? **Baobab** (pronounced **BEY...
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We are so bombarded with the latest **innovations in exercise**, **breakthrough diets**, and **promi...
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A regular and thorough oral hygiene routine is now a given in our society; however, the ancient Ayur...
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Initially developed in 13th c
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It’s hard to imagine cooking or eating without the staple sprinkle of **pepper and salt**, however, ...
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Feeling down or emotionally drained? **Smiling or laughing** may literally be the last thing you wan...
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**Non-dairy milks** have taken centre stage over the past few years, and while this is brilliant new...
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With a sedentary lifestyle now fairly commonplace, it has become more important than ever to keep an...
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As someone who grew up in a garden overrun with alluring **lavender** bushes, this striking plant wi...
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**Roasted veggies** are an all-round winner
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Visiting supermarkets or convenience stores are a regular occurrence for the majority of people, so ...
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**Soy sauce** has become such a common addition to Western cuisine, most people would be familiar wi...
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**Pumpkin seeds** - they may be small, but they're mighty! These nutritional powerhouses pac...
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In our Western culture, **chopsticks** may not be a favoured cutlery item, but these two skinny stic...
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Not only does eating a naturally colourful selection of food and fresh produce look visually attract...
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According to ancient **Ayurvedic** tradition, **barley water** is a great weight-loss drink
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Get the best out of your fridge with these clever tips! *The **middle shelf** is where you ar...
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**Iron** is an essential nutrient largely responsible for the **transportation of oxygen in the bloo...
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It's hard not to love the sight of a plentiful, brightly coloured fruit bowl in the home, but did yo...
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Having a fit and healthy body is something that everyone yearns for, but just as there are no two pe...
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We all know that veggies are some of the most nutrient dense foods around, but actually fitting more...
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It may be the last thing you feel like doing when you jump in the shower, but did you know that wash...
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Some days, regardless of how much we would like to, it isn't physically possible to fit everything i...
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Berries are **nutritional powerhouses**, and provide a massive hit of **antioxidants**, **vitamins**...
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**Veganism**, or following a part time vegan diet, can be a great way to holistically nourish your b...
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There is something incredibly homely and comforting about a thick spread of jam across warm toast, o...
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This may seem like a tip just for the young ones, but trust me, it is just as effective for us grown...
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