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How to create better health on World Cancer Day?

How to create better health on World Cancer Day? It’s a critical question we all need to be asking ourselves. World Cancer Day is an annual international event to raise awareness and reduce the stigma associated with cancer. This year, the theme is ‘I am and I will’ which aims to...

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Real Foods: Why We Need Them Back on the Table!

The Real Food Solution began life as Once Upon a Cook, Food Wisdom, Better Living and was originally published last year under that title. Now retitled as The Real Food Solution, this book has been revised and fully updated to reflect the ever-changing debate on food, farming and emerging science,...

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Sourdough September – reclaim your daily bread (1/2)

It’s Sourdough September and anyone who has ever experienced the wonder of an authentic, slowly fermented organic sourdough loaf will agree that this is bread as it should be: easily digestible, sustaining, flavoursome and utterly delicious. And it’s healthful. We make organic, long-fermented sourdough regularly at home and I always...

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Organic September – small changes = big wins

Organic September is a month-long campaign which aims to increase awareness of organic products by shining a light on the incredible farmers and producers who work tirelessly and diligently to rear, grow and produce our food just as Mother Nature intended. It’s also an opportunity to learn how the food...

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Should chefs educate the public on sustainable food? Too right and so should we all!

A network connecting all players in global food production from the private, charity and public sectors have been specifically targeting chefs with the mantra: ‘Cook your food without cooking the planet’ The Advocacy Hub has created a Chef Manifesto which identifies goals and practices for sustainable food prep which is sympathetic...

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5 reasons to go organic this autumn

As we head into autumn and the nights draw in and the days become shorter, we intuitively begin to follow our natural craving for warming, grounding foods like thick soups, heavier stews and root vegetables. There is nothing healthier and more restorative (or more delicious) than sourcing truly organic (preferably...

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Ditch the Beige and Eat a Rainbow

When health advocates encourage us ‘eat a rainbow’ and ‘ditch the beige’, they mean us to eat as wide a variety of colourful foods every day and avoid beige processed and engineered foods like bread, toast, pizza, sandwiches and cereals.  Why? Well, apart from the fact that processed foods are...