It’s everywhere Collagen is the most abundant natural protein in our bodies, making up around 30% of our body mass. I’ve written before about how collagen is the plumping agent in our skin responsible for its strength and elasticity and how our body’s production of it drops off around 1%…Read More
We all know the many benefits of a plant-based diet. In terms of health and sustainability it’s better for your body, as well as the planet. In addition to that, it’s also an excellent way of practising Ahimsa, the Buddhist principle of non-harm. But one thing that concerns me about…Read More
With the anniversary of the Manchester bombing coming up next week I am reminded of what a turbulent and difficult year it has been. That devastating bombing was followed very quickly by another terrorist attack on London Bridge and then the traumatic Grenfell Tower disaster. Here in the UK we’ve…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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