Health

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Collagen: The Facts

23 November 2018 |

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%…

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Five ways to bone health

26 October 2018 |

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…

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Vitamin D: Sunshine Vitamin

28 September 2018 |

As we have now moved beyond the autumn equinox and seem to be charging inexorably towards the dark days of winter I thought I’d take a look at Vitamin D, otherwise known as the “sunshine vitamin”. What is it, how do we get it and how much of it do we need?

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Doing vs. Undoing in Yoga?

24 August 2018 |

In our busy lives these days we always seem to need to be doing something. Keeping busy. Getting stuff done. Ticking things off our list. In a similar way, if we like yoga – and we like the way it makes us feel in our bodies – we often like…

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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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