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lying in the sun

What makes a good sunscreen? – part 1

With summer here and holidays in the sun planned, we turn to buying sunscreens and the question arises: What is a good sunscreen? In my research into this question, I realise that this is not a simple question! My quest for an answer takes me through the following journey: Why do we use sunscreen? We […]

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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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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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cake vs salad

Listen to Your Body…

“No diet can substitute for the wisdom of your body.” Brooke Castillo. I am the first to admit that I have a sweet tooth! You name it, chocolate, cake, pudding, vanilla syrup in my latte’s, even fruit, I love anything sweet…………to be honest, why stop there; I also love starchy carbs, breads, pastries, pasta. I […]

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