Mar 28, 2018

Nutty Cocoa Balls – food for life

As well as tasting great, cocoa is a rich source of non-oestrogenic flavonoids, mainly epicatechin, catechin and procyanidins. Experiments have conclusively shown they increase total antioxidant capacity (TAC) after ingestion – particularly via increases in superoxide dismutase (SOD) and catalase. These will protect our DNA from […]

Mar 28, 2018

Three Drinks to help you Lose Weight

 We are all are aware that healthy, low sugar, low calories diet and more exercise – will help you lose weight.  But why not try something that quenches your thirst for caffeine but still helps you shed those extra pounds? Good news is that caffeine is […]

Jan 29, 2018

How to make turmeric latte

  Curcuma longa (turmeric) has a long history of use in Ayurvedic medicine as a treatment for inflammatory conditions. Turmeric constituents include the three curcuminoids: curcumin (diferuloylmethane; the primary constituent and the one responsible for its vibrant yellow color), demethoxycurcumin, and bisdemethoxycurcumin. This drink sound […]

Nov 8, 2017

Healthy gluten free pizza

Welcome to the first recipe in this “Food for Life” series. We are starting with a healthy gluten free pizza which can be made in ten minutes. The ingredients are cheap, tasty and easy to prepare. This simple dish looks like junk food but it’s […]

Nov 2, 2017

Cosmic radiation in planes – Are you dying to get there?

Our exposure to radiation from space (cosmic radiation) is significantly increased when flying at altitude. This blog explains why this is a genuine issue for frequent flyers and airline staff and describes how the risks can be reduced by sensible nutrition and lifestyle measures. What is cosmic […]