Tag Archives | anti-inflammatory

4 reasons to give Veganuary a go!

Having supported my husband in reversing heart disease (the drug-free way) over the last 2 years by following a vegan diet and reducing stress, I am rather passionate (but not militant) about a plant based diet, aka vegan. Following a vegan diet has become a fashionable way to eat in the last few months and years. […]

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The Times got me talking about almond milk

As I was leaving the post office yesterday I spotted an article in the Times newspaper about the value of eating a small amount of nuts each day to help reduce the chances of heart disease. This prompted me to go home and make a video on ‘the how and why’ of making and drinking […]

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Plant-based Formula 1

Even if you don’t follow Formula One it is likely that you will have heard of UK’s Lewis Hamilton who won his 4th F1 World Championship making him the most successful British racing driver ever! Personally I don’t have an interest in F1 racing but I do frequently overhear it being discussed in our household, […]

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What I wrote to the FT on ‘Gut Instinct’

The article Gut Instinct in Saturday’s FT on 7th January describes the detox diet at Grayshott Spa that eliminates sugar, dairy, wheat, caffeine and alcohol. Developing the long-term habit of cutting out sugar and refined carbohydrates has to be praised. But I am concerned about the central recommendations to eat “lots of good-quality animal protein […]

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Age Un-concerned part 1

Here’s the first thing, food.  I have a client who has lost a stone in 6 months through admittedly, quite radical changes to her diet. An anti-inflammatory diet means a longevity diet means, in this case, vegan, low fat, low alcohol. As they say “it’s simple, but not necessarily easy”. Not only that, but her […]

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Equinox Detox

Join me on Wednesday 23rd September from the comfort of your own kitchen for a cleansing One Day Juice Fast?  Did you know that the Equinoxes (both Spring and Autumn) are the best times to detox. Twice a year your body has the highest energy for pushing toxins out of the body and having a […]

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Chocolate revealed!

Good news! It has been found that dark chocolate reduces blood pressure and helps protect the heart and arteries from damage. Researchers from Louisiana State University (2014) discovered it does this by encouraging the growth of beneficial gut bacteria such as Bifidobacterium and lactic acid bacteria which feed on chocolate, fermenting the fibre, and producing […]

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