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Healing

Superfoods: Is turmeric overhyped or can we harness the beauty benefits?

Turmeric is the new trendy superfood or 'It' root which enhances the flavour of your favourite curry and gives mustard its distinctive yellow colour. It has been consumed for thousands of years, and is widely used in Ayurvedic medicine. In Indonesia turmeric has been the cornerstone of the herbal medicine system, known as Jamu, for 4,000 years and is taken daily [...]

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Nutrition

Ode to beetroot: The beloved superfood

How do we love thee? Let us count the ways. With apologies to Elizabeth Barrett Browning, beetroots have so many health benefits which make them a beloved superfood that it’s hard to describe how much we love them. And to add to our sonnet to beetroot, chefs and foodies around the world are discovering beetroot can be a [...]

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Beauty

How to solve summer skincare woes – goodbye breakouts!

Flip-flops, swimming costumes and plenty of sunshine… summer is glorious! But, don’t let summer skincare woes get in the way of the fun this season. Here’s some advice to keep shaving irritation, sun damage, and oily skin breakouts from dampening your summer enjoyment. How to prevent shaving rash as part of your summer skincare routine [...]

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Nutrition

3 keys to unlock the magic of the Mediterranean diet

The Mediterranean Diet seems to be good for whatever ails you.  Every month brings more data showing how this approach leads to low weight, healthy hearts, and longer lives. Despite the luscious creams, cheeses, butters, breads, chocolates, and wines they eat and drink, they’re still thinner and healthier than us. So what’s the magic, then? [...]