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Cardio Check from Functional Dx

Cardiovascular disease has become a common condition worldwide, and raised blood pressure with elevated cholesterol levels are two of the risk factors that will often prompt further investigations.  Reducing your…

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Pistachio Lemon Drizzle Cake

This is a simple twist on a regular lemon drizzle cake, but swapping half the flour with pistachio nuts that have been processed to a fine crumbly nut flour.  I…

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Porridge Toppings

Let’s face it, porridge is like a blank canvas, full of potential, to serve as a great ‘support’ but it needs creative help! Variations on a theme of porridge toppings…

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SALMON with ‘chilli, ginger, convenience’

I’m not above using the odd jar of convenient, ready-prepared sauce, especially when a meal has to be produced quickly, so I always keep a jar or two of M&S…

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FAST mediterranean FOOD

The ‘Mediterranean Diet’ is now well established as the healthy way to eat if you want to lower your risk of heart disease and diabetes.  Based on the traditional cuisine…

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PESTO lovers!

Anyone who follows me on Instagram will know how much I love my home-made pestos! So finding huge swathes of wild garlic growing in the Devon hedgerows this spring was…

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Fermented Sauerkraut

OK – hands up – confession time – I haven’t yet got into fermenting my own vegetables, it’s a topic I find regularly sinks down towards the bottom of my…

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A Word on ANTACIDS & H.Pylori

How many of you suffer the occasional bout of heartburn?  Judging by the sales of Rennies, Gaviscon and other over the counter antacids, the answer is probably quite a few….

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“Good for Gut Health”

What is ‘gut health’ – is it merely an absence of gut disease?  ‘Good for gut health’ is a term often emblazoned on food packaging, though rarely do they explain…

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Christmas 2015 Newsletter

This Christmas I have some tips for managing digestion, with the expectation of  over-full tummies, and some gluten-free mince pies to impress your guests (they’ll never guess!). And my sign…

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