Tagged: you are what you absorb

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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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Getting your folate fix the RIGHT way

The UK Government has decided that flour in the UK is to be fortified with folic acid after ministers were convinced by their health advisers that it would reduce the risk of babies developing spina bifida and other conditions that involve severe disability or death. Well, sadly this is NOT...

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Mineral Broth – A Micronutrient Powerhouse

Mineral broth is a micro-nutrient powerhouse!  This restorative vegetable-based broth is powerfully health supportive for our bodies – who can remember the tales of grandparents (and theirs) drinking the vegetable boiling water? Yep, Granny always knew best! Mineral broth is pure goodness, whether enjoyed on its own, with your choice of...

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Chlorinated Chicken: An Omen for Brexit?

I’m angry and I’m wading into the deep-end of this ‘chlorinated chicken’ business with a passion! Let me begin by saying this… Any ‘expert’ and any lobby-led politician (Brexiteer or not) who explicitly (or tacitly) condones the practice of raising cheap chicken by defending claims that chlorinated chicken (i.e. bleached...

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Give Your Gut Critters a Summer Diet!

Our cheeky little Gut Critters (aka our gut microbiome) NEED a Summer diet!  They’re calling for us to calm the heat in our belly and transition from Spring foods to a Summer diet.  These smart cookies want cooler, moister foods which balance immunity, digestion, energy and weight and we need to listen...