My Store Cupboard Staples

One would expect a cookery author to have cupboards full of unusual ingredients but in my case that’s not true. Whenever I visit a delicatessen type of shop I love to look round
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Bees Need Real Food Too.

Our bees are in trouble and I’m sure there’s not just one reason for their declining population. We hear about pesticides, lack of wild flowers because of enormous fields with
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Coconut Oil as a Moisturiser

I’ve started using coconut oil or almond oil as a body moisturiser. I do have dry skin so need to use something. For many years I have avoided creams containing sodium lauryl sul
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Eating Intuitively

Whenever I go to London I like to go to a large bookstore and see what the latest cookery and nutrition books have to offer. My most recent visit saw me looking at a large selectio
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10 Hour Window of Eating

It’s now starting to be thought that it’s healthier to eat meals within a 10 hour window each day rather than spread over a longer period. This form of intermittent fasting is
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Meal Replacements

Now that the medical profession are accepting the link between obesity and diabetes some patients are being put on low calorie regimes which consist of meal replacement shakes. Onc
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An Empty Fridge

We arrived home from holiday a few weeks ago and I decided I would see if I could manage without going shopping for 24 hours even though the fridge seemed empty. My organic vegetab
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Allergens and Mental Health.

A friend of mine has a daughter who over the years has suffered from mental health problems even being sectioned at times. Gill has always been interested in natural health and nev
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