Category Archives: Food fixes

healing foods and good recipes

Quick blitz raw garlic pesto

Garlic in our diet is often touted as a cure all, especially to fortify us against winter ills – but cooking it diminishes its healing chemistry, so here is a handy and very tasty way to get your raw on. … Continue reading

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Sugar alternatives – How sweet it is or isn’t.

We know sugar is bad… but what are the replacement options. Some seem to be worse than sugar and with others the jury is still out or the trials not yet complete. As it stands we have two options; ‘artificial … Continue reading

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a terrifically simple health-boosting thermogenic soup

There is the theory that hot soup of any kind raises the temperature in the nose and throat and so creates an unwelcoming environment for viruses that otherwise thrive in cool, dry places or which often find a way in … Continue reading

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Eat to beat the Winter Blues and S.A.D

At this time of the year when the light levels drop and the rain and cold puts a dampener on going outside we tend to plummet in our natural synthesis of Vitamin D – which is a precursor of serotonin … Continue reading

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Roasted Tomato and Thyme Soup – a recipe for Winter Wellness

The warmth and nourishment of soup when you are unwell is often likened to a hug in a bowl but soup can help maintain wellness as well as fight off colds and flu. So in this one, beyond vitamin C, … Continue reading

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Two easy and delicious Muesli recipes for sustained energy and wellness nutrients

Original Muesli Once upon a time, muesli was cutting-edge nutritional medicine to treat jaundice and fatigue, developed by Swiss physician Maximilian Bircher-Brenner around 1900. This is the original recipe – one that was not a collection of dry ingredients as … Continue reading

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diminishing dyspepsia – how to deal with indigestion and bloating

Dyspepsia is the medical term for indigestion. Indigestion is a dysfunction of the digestive system linked to excess stomach acid – presenting as the sensation of fullness post meal with varying degrees of intensity of discomfort in the upper abdomen. … Continue reading

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