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Activated nuts and seeds

Have you encountered our ‘Activated Food’ product page, and were wondering what the term ‘activated’ means? It’s simpler than it seems…  What is the purpose of activating nuts? The activation occurs when the nuts & seeds are soaked in a salt solution, which stimulates the germination and sprouting process. This process allows the nut & […]

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July 23, 2021

Drinks & smoothies

3 simple summer teas

Iced teas are a perfect summer beverage to keep you cool and hydrated, and to keep your tastebuds satisfied. Our hand blended herbal teas can be consumed hot or cold, whatever the weather. And the best thing about these summer teas? There’s only 3 ingredients! TeaHot WaterIce We love to keep things simple here, so […]

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14 July

Food is Medicine

Four incredible benefits of coconut

Coconuts are renowned for their hydrating, refreshing qualities, beneficial to all areas – our skin, hair, and insides. The best part is that coconut can be consumed in so many different ways, and promotes many incredible health benefits through small regular consumption. COCONUT PRODUCTS With whole coconuts, inside you’ll find the raw white meat and […]

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8 July

Health & Fitness

Four great things to eat during menopause

One of the main things that can affect women during the menopause is their food. With hormones changing, our reactions to food can change too. Women often feel bloated, lethargic, or they feel like they’re putting on weight. The menopause can lead to changes in your dietary needs and it’s important for you to know […]

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10 June

Testimonials

Kiran’s Don’t Pause for Menopause Journey

Tell us a bit about yourself My name is Kiran, I manage two salons, and I am mainly based at Spa Bar London in Northwood. I do specialist facials, nails, bridal packages – we are here to make you feel special! I’m a single mum with three kids and I’m also perimenopausal. Tell us about […]

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10 June

Health & Fitness

What’s all the fuss about sugar?

This is such a ‘hot’ topic at the moment. For me this is great because the more people who talk about sugar, the more questions they ask, the more we can all raise awareness. The sugar tax came into play on 6th April 2018 and this is only for a specific band of fizzy drinks […]

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16 November

Article

Protein – an essential nutrient

Proteins are made up of amino acids and are important for every part of our body. They are required for growth and development and to ensure optimal function of organs and muscles. In a balanced diet, we don’t need a great deal of protein but we do need enough and we need complete proteins too, […]

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14 January

Article

Artificial Sweeteners

There is a great deal of confusion and controversy around artificial sweeteners, so I thought I would do my own exploration so I can get a better understanding. I have sometimes used sweeteners, such as Agave Syrup or Date Syrup, believing they are a better ‘natural’ alternative to refined white sugar, or to ‘artificial sweeteners […]

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13 May

Article

Prebiotics and Probiotics

Having suffered with IBS for 30 years I have explored many options to help me manage my symptoms and have been looking for a ‘cure’. Upon initial diagnosis, I was given bran to eat, and not just a little bit but I was recommended to eat at least 6 to 8 tablespoons a day! That […]

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22 April

Article

Kefir- My Exploration of this fermented drink

I have just recently discovered Kefir, in my exploration of fermented foods. I had always assumed that kefir was ‘dairy’ based, in the form of a cultured yogurt or drink. Now whilst milk kefir does not contain lactase, and is therefore good for those who are lactose intolerant…I still cannot have it. So I was […]

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20 April