Author Archive | Andrea Maguire

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Be Healthy with Vitamin D

It’s now officially summer here in the UK. This brings the longer, sunnier days and the desire to soak up some sunshine and warmth. Which brings us back to the question: Is it healthy to be out in the sun? The answer – YES! Sunshine has great health benefits, including that it’s the best way […]

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raw chocolate brownies

Healthy Chocolate for you…

With Easter just gone and International Mother’s Day this weekend, it’s an easy time to over-load on chocolate!  We’re not against a bit of indulging but how many of us feel the negative effects of too much chocolate? The problem is not the actual ‘chocolate’ because that’s got a lot of good beneficial things in […]

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healthy eating

Eat well to live well…

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” ― Hippocrates. I have been blogging about healthy eating and the impact of food choices on our wellbeing for 10 years now. For most of that time, I seem to have been at odds with mainstream thoughts on statins, low-fat diets & sugar. I’ve also […]

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green juice detox

Top tips for starting juicing…

Spring is definitely on its way so our retreat guests are asking about refreshing ways to eat well. The question of smoothies versus juicing usually arises and I’ve answered that on my blog here: Juice or Smoothie – which is best? As I recommend a green juice is great for reviving when the afternoon energy […]

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Detox juice

Which juicer is best?

It’s that time of year when we want to be healthy again and our retreat guests always ask about tips for a healthier lifestyle. As such, the question of smoothies versus juicing often arises and I’ve answered that on my blog: Juice or Smoothie – which is best? This then leads to asking: What are […]

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green smoothie

Juice or smoothie – which is best?

Juice or smoothie – which is best? On our Juice Detox retreat, I’m often asked the question ‘which is better – a juice or a smoothie?’. The answer is really that they’re both good, but it’s how you use them. But before I answer in more detail the other really important thing to remember is […]

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