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Studies show ginger helps to lower blood pressure

  A meta analysis and systemic review of the studies available on ginger and it’s effects on blood pressure showed that regular ginger consumption in the over 50’s helps to lower blood pressure. A total of six randomised clinical…
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Delicious vegan sweet potato and cauliflower lentil dish

This delicious and simple recipe (discovered on the BBC Good Food website and amended) is good enough to serve to guests at a dinner party and works equally well as healthy mid week dinner.  Or you could make it and store portions in the fridge…
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Dietary Guidelines for the Menopause

Foods which contain phytoestrogens will exert a mild oestrogen boosting effect on the body.  Try to include them in the diet as often as possible. (Caution needs to be taken eating these foods if you have had an oestrogen related cancer in…
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Weight loss, insulin resistance and type II diabetes

Did you know when you eat bread made out of refined flour, whether it is white or wholemeal the grain has been ground so finely and is so uniform in size that it behaves pretty much like sugar when it enters our bodies?  Refined grains and…
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Did you know Bergamot essential oil reduces anxiety and feelings of depression in anxious people?

Many people are aware there is good evidence to suggest aromatherapy essential oils such as Lavender and Chamomile may have a positive effect on the nervous system.  However, research has now been carried out in Taiwan on school teachers which…