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Herbs for summer

Easy to grow and ideal for adding flavour to cooking, here’s our pick of the bunch for health Fresh herbs at your fingertips are among the best things about summer. Grow them in a pot on your windowsill or patio or in a special corner of the garden. As well as adding flavour to salads […]

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    Go nuts for coconut

    Clinical nutritionist, Suzie Sawyer, gives us five reasons why coconut oil has ‘bagged’ the title of ‘superfood’ Coconut is a real buzz word right now!  Everywhere you look, there’s something about coconut!  So, what’s so special about this amazing superfood?   Well for starters did you know, that coconut is actually the most important nut crop […]

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    Help for asthma

    As Asthma awareness week draws to a close, Medical herbalist Gabriella Clarke looks at how herbal medicine can help soothe symptoms. An alarming 5.4 million people in the UK are receiving treatment for asthma, that’s 1 in 11 people. In fact the UK has one of the highest incidences of asthma in Europe. Correct management […]

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    May Q&A

    Never a day goes by without there being something in the media about fats, sometimes good, sometimes bad which can be very confusing!  Can you clarify? Clinical nutritionist Suzie Sawyer answers: The main point about fats is that they’re not all bad and some are absolutely essential. In simple terms, fats are made up of […]

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    Herb of the Month Feverfew

    If you are unlucky enough to be one of the one in five women or one in 15 men in the UK who suffer from migraines you may be wondering if there is anything you can do to help prevent this painful and disabling condition. While there are some great medications that help control the […]

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