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  • 30 Apr 2015

    Win a hamper of seasonal treats

    Enter a free draw to win a bespoke seasonal hamper of fresh produce, put together to take your likes and dislikes into consideration. London Farmers Markets run Certified farmers’ markets all over London selling seasonal, fresh produce direct from the farmer, fishermen, plant grower and beekeeper. […] more

  • 30 Apr 2015

    Ask a question: chocolate and nutrition

    My children love chocolate but with all the refined sugar that milk chocolate contains, I’m reluctant to let them eat it. I’ve also heard that dark and raw chocolate contain significant amounts of stimulants. Are there any healthier ‘chocolate’ alternatives? Chocolate can have a surprising effect on our systems, especially for children. A dramatic burst of energy is soon followed by an energy crash, leading to temper-tantrums, poor concentration and restless sleep. […] more

  • 21 Apr 2015

    Pitta or Kapha?

    Anjum Anand explains how Ayurveda can help you to achieve optimum health. Ayurveda means science or knowledge of life and is thought to be over 5000 years old. It is said that Ayurveda influenced early health care around the world and many Eastern medical systems are thought to have their roots in Ayurveda. This science has two aspects – the preventative and curative. The preventative side guides us on how to avoid illness with the right diet and lifestyle, meditation and yoga. It states that everything we need to be healthy is all around us and empowers us to be our own healers. […] more

  • 13 Mar 2015

    Dandelions and nettles – Spring’s tonics

    We’ve been blessed with some glorious weather lately but sometimes our bodies just don’t feel springy and fresh. Sometimes they feel downright sluggish and snowed under. That’s where the wonder of Mother Nature comes in because all around us at this time of year are plants that help to kick-start our bodies, strengthen our immunity and provide an injection of living goodness. Spring tonics have been part of human existence for a long time but have largely been forgotten in recent times. […] more

  • 12 Mar 2015

    Win Three Chocolate hampers to be won worth £45!

    Organic, Fairtrade, Ethical Chocolate, Handmade in England, Seed & Bean are the ONLY great British chocolate company to have been awarded 100% Ethical Accreditation by The Good Shopping Guide 2011-2013. Seed & Bean have been selected by the world wide renowned Glastonbury Festival as their exclusive brand due to Seed & Beans outstanding ethical stance and fabulous flavours. […] more

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