Month: April 2018

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The Dirty Dozen: As Bad As They Sound?

29 April 2018 |

Concerned about pesticides? Buying and eating healthy, sustainable food is a concern for me and, like many people, I care about what I eat and how it is produced. Which is why I was interested to read about the 2018 Dirty Dozen. This is a list released by the US-based…

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Stress: Nurturing Your Vagus Nerve

22 April 2018 |

How stressed are you? Do you even know? Stress is invisible and easy to ignore. But it’s pervasive. Most of us have become so used to living relentlessly busy lives – with time pressures, constant demands, rushed social interactions, hurried eating – that we don’t even notice how stressed we…

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Homemade Yoghurt: Helping your Health and the Planet

15 April 2018 |

I have a confession to make: I buy food in plastic packaging. Much though I’d like to, I haven’t been able to eradicate plastic from my life. I did try, but fairly early on in the experiment I realised the Wannabe family would soon starve if I continued along the…

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Tree in winter.

Viva Las Vagus: The Vagus Nerve

08 April 2018 |

Mind-Body Connection Anyone who practises yoga can have no doubt about the power of the mind-body connection. Even non-yogis know that a few deep breaths can calm us if we’re stressed or in an anxious state. But did you know that just one nerve – the vagus nerve – is…

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sun behind cloud

Here Comes The Sun: Vitamin D

01 April 2018 |

Good news! It’s that time of year when we lucky Brits can start synthesising Vitamin D from the sun. Read on if you want to know how long you can sun worship for on a daily basis.

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