There is perhaps an excess of content about the benefits of nature, rehashing old studies as new revelations. I think we were all instinctively aware of the benefits, the Vitamin N(ature) of our childhood that is ominously missing from our adulthood. With their new podcast, the BBC have placed this obsession with nature, [...]
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Ingredients: 4 medium sized bananas Juice of 1 lime 1 cup of coconut milk 1/4 cup of raw cashews 1/2 cup of chia seeds 2 mint leaves 1 teaspoon of cinnamon Alternatives: You can use organic yoghurt or kefir if preferred. If choosing this method, take out the lime juice. Serves: 4-6 [...]
It’s hard to define Permaculture. Wikipedia states that the word is a concatenation of permanent and agriculture but also one of permanent and culture. Even Bill Mollisen and David Holmgren, the founders of permaculture, don’t necessarily agree on the finer details. At a recent introduction to permaculture in Brighton, we were put into [...]
Move your DNA is about how changes to our environment have affected our ability to move well. Throughout the book's ten chapters, Katy bounces between the bigger picture and the finer details of biological health, and it becomes apparent that the two are unavoidably and intricately connected. Katy opens her book with the [...]
A question that seems to be asked with increasing frequency. And one for which the answer is never a straightforward yes or no. Intermittent fasting Intermittent fasting can be extremely useful in weight loss and therefore hormone balancing as fat is metabolically and endocrinologically active. The reason for this in the combined reduction [...]
There is a lot in the press about pro- and prebiotics at the moment and Tatu wanted to provide a more in-depth look at the topic. She also includes her killer kimchii recipe to give you an alternative form of probiotic. Microflora and disease processes: the link Each human has a vast number [...]
Are you lost when it comes to thinking about what you will be eating for breakfast, lunch or dinner? Is it often quite a stressful process? Well, our resident chef, Tatu Bearcroft has the answers. In this post Tatu shares 6 simple things to consider when choosing the best food fuel for you [...]
When is a raw food diet a good idea? Ulcerative colitis, intestinal blockage, low stomach acid, SIBO and a number of other digestive complaints should be closely monitored by a specialist if a move towards raw foods is desired. If low stomach acid, low digestive enzymes, microflora imbalance along with slow transit time [...]
Sitting bolt upright in the darkness, I worm my way quickly out of the breathing hole of my -30-degree sleeping bag, a trick that my jumpy, light sleeping tendencies have mastered over years of sleeping inside the synthetic cocoons. Andy is already awake next to me, fiddling with his climbing gear. “Is it [...]
“Jesus Josh, would you please eat a sandwich or something?” Helen remarks as we stand in the early morning dark outside Kathmandu airport. “You’re starting to look like a stick figure!” I grin in response, and explain to her that she shares my mother’s opinion. As I help her husband Jake unload our [...]