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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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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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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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happy group

Hands up, who has a healthy mind?

There is no question that mental health issues are on the rise around the world, but before you run off to Dr Google and self-diagnose, ask yourself “what IS mental health?” Mental health is not just the absence of mental illness. Everyone has mental health; some people call mental health ‘emotional health’ or ‘well-being’ and […]

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indoor plants

Bring the outdoors inside!

“Plants love us. They help us reclaim our health and our whole selves. Plants are healers.” – Robin Rose Bennett.  The benefits of indoor plants and what they have to offer should make us consider them a necessity rather than an object of décor, because honestly, good health should never be out of style! Here […]

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