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turmeric

Tasty and Trendy Turmeric

We’re back again for our Superfood Series, and this week is the turn of the golden root that seems to be everywhere at the moment…Turmeric! Whether it’s lattes, broths or smoothies, turmeric seems to be creeping it’s way into all the new superfood concoctions, and when we look at the benefits of consumption, there’s really […]

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Cow

Red Meat – good or bad? Part 1

There was a BBC2 Horizon documentary this evening by Dr Michael Mosley called ‘Should I Eat Meat?’.  One interesting little bit of information mentioned was: An American study showed that eating red meat increased health/mortality issues A European study showed that eating some red meat was healthier than eating none. But no-one looked into WHY […]

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Fishy

Not so fishy!

A small article caught my eye in the news early this week – “Fish oil IV drip boost to intensive care”.  It mentioned that hospital trials involving adding fish oil to the intravenous nutrition of patients suffering from systemic inflammatory response syndrome recovered much quicker than those still on the regular treatment. That sounds sensible […]

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Anti Cancer

Provenance should take precedence…

I haven’t mentioned this before, but my step-daughter was diagnosed with breast cancer last year.  She has gone through surgery and has almost completed her chemo plan, to be followed by radiation therapy.  At the tender age of 37, with 2 small daughters, it’s been an emotional time. As you might expect, we’ve all been […]

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