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Energy balls: a GLOBAL solution for an afternoon slump!

Nothing better than few energy balls in the afternoon. Do you feel tired and sluggish after your lunch break? Do you find yourself reaching for coffee and chocolate to get you through the day? We’ve got a better solution … it’s called Energy Balls! Easy to make and full of …

Food & Cancer! Promoter or Killer? Dr G Talk

Such a Fantastic Audience!  We would like to thank the Theosophical Society for the opportunity to talk about food and cancer. After Dr Gregorio’s talk on how diet can influence cancer development, the audience actively tuned in and discussed numerous questions regarding the topic.  Which foods promote cancer? How about …

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Gall Bladder Disease

Your gall bladder is a small organ that sits underneath your liver. It stores bile – a yellowish fluid with a high concentration of fats, mainly cholesterol – and releases it into the small intestine when you eat fatty foods. Fat-soluble nutrients such as vitamins A, D, E and K …

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Summer Diet! Time to Eat

What are the best tips for your summer diet? Avoid the ice creams and G&Ts and, instead, choose vitamin-packed, gut-friendly food and drink. A picnic is a perfect meal on a sunny day. And what’s a picnic without a sandwich?  Put down the calorie-laden choices such as baguettes, mayonnaise and …

From Farm to Fork

A letter from Dr G The correct intake of macronutrients and micronutrients is essential to sustain the normal physiological activity in the human body. Yet the body’s requirements, in terms of calories intake, proteins, lipids, vitamins and minerals, varies at different stages of life. Failure to provide appropriate nourishment throughout …

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Eating for Exams

It’s exam season again, bringing with it stress, late nights and tears – and that’s just the parents.  Try these tips on eating for exams to help the students in your house stay at the top of their game. Provide sugar-free oat granola or porridge for breakfast, topped with pumpkin …

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Cutting back on SUGAR

You know that sugar is bad for your teeth. You know that sugar is bad for your waistline. But cutting back on sugar in your diet is surprisingly hard to do! Sugar is everywhere – even in products labelled ‘healthy’ or ‘low fat’. Fat makes food taste good … so …

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Male fertility- Fertility boosting food for Men

There’s plenty of anecdotal tales about how the right foods can boost male fertility, but the problem is sorting out the old wives’ tale from scientific fact. Should a man wanting to be a father be eating lots of red meat? Or is a plant-based diet better for optimum sperm …

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The Planetary Health Diet

Can healthy eating choices have the potential to save the planet?  Yes, according to the authors of the Planetary Health Diet which was recently published in The Lancet. The diet was devised by an international group of scientists who want to find a healthy and ecologically sustainable way to feed …

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Anti Ageing diet

Choosing the Anti Ageing Diet Ageing is inevitable, but ill health is not.  Good nutrition can keep health problems at bay for decades, and can even extend your life span.  As we age, we metabolise food differently. Digestion takes longer.  Food can lose some of its taste.  Losing weight is …