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Make More Room for MUSHROOMS – an ancient superfood!

Make more room for mushrooms – an ancient superfood! We’re all pretty familiar with the culinary use of mushrooms, but there is now a burgeoning science on the mighty mushroom’s important ecological and medicinal benefits. In fact, mushrooms aren’t actually a vegetable, they’re the fruiting body of fungi and are...

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World Milk Day 2020

World Milk Day – 1st June 2020. Monday 1st June is World Milk Day 2020. Established 20 years ago, World Milk Day recognises and celebrates the importance of milk as a global food, actively promoting the benefits of milk and dairy products around the world, including how dairy supports the livelihoods of...

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Let’s educate BEFORE we medicate

LET’S EDUCATE BEFORE WE MEDICATE!  Building our immune resilience is the key to reducing the risk or recovering from illnesses and viruses such as the devastating Covid-19. Of course, we must protect ourselves and each other with important hygiene measures like thorough hand-washing… but we must face the fact that...

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Spontaneous Remissions – Fact or Fiction?

Spontaneous Remissions – Fact or Fiction? The American Dictionary of Psychology describes spontaneous remission as “a reduction or disappearance of symptoms without any therapeutic intervention, which may be temporary or permanent. It most commonly refers to medical, rather than psychological, conditions”. Medical students are taught that accounts of spontaneous remissions or...

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Appreciating life when it sucks

Appreciating life when it sucks seems perverse, right? Wrong. Research shows that the practise and experience of gratitude not only brings joy but induces a sense of relaxation, improves immune function and lowers blood pressure. And this is very good news for me at the moment. I’m usually a glass-half-full...