Organic September: My organic grocery essentials

Sainsbury's Organic range

It’s Organic September so I thought will share with you some of my organic grocery essentials I use every week and tell you where I buy them from, but before then just quickly why it’s good to go organic: 1. To reduce your exposure to potentially harmful pesticides 2. To support higher standards of animal welfare 3. To […]

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Top UK vegetarian food bloggers to follow

Deliciously Ella blog

Vegetarian food may sound bland and boring but there is a lot you can do with it as proven by some of the top UK vegetarian food bloggers. I eat 80-90% vegetarian food (the rest is fish/seafood) and I am always on the lookout for new vegetarian recipes to try out as things get boring sometimes. Following […]

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How to prevent sports and exercise injuries

cycling

Exercise and sport are great for you and good for your health but as with many things in life, there are some risks involved while being active. These risks are relatively low but people can still get injured during exercise, sometimes through overuse, sometimes from a more direct trauma and sometimes through a lack of decent […]

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How exercise can improve health

Exercise

Healthy living is not all about healthy eating, nutrition and living your life more naturally, avoiding toxic chemicals whenever possible. Healthy living is also about exercising and staying active and if you really want to be healthy, exercise should be an important part of your lifestyle. We all know exercise is good for us and […]

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Healthy highlights from Amsterdam

Green smoothie at Bagels & Beans

When you think of Amsterdam you may think of canals, drugs and legalised prostitution, but this vibrant and exciting city is much more than this. Amsterdam is also a place for food lovers, health conscious individuals and vegetarians. This month I visited Amsterdam for the first time and I was impressed by everything it had […]

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Wild blackberry foraging tips from the expert

Ripe blackberries

As a part of Organic September I decided to promote foraging, an activity which gets you moving and rewards you with highly nutritious, organic food. There are several wild foods which you could forage for but in this post I decided to focus on wild blackberries. Since I am not an expert on this subject […]

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Merchant Gourmet ready-to-eat grains

Merchant Gourment ready to eat grains

We can all be busy sometimes and preparing a healthy lunch for work sometimes just doesn’t happen. When I don’t prepare a healthy lunch at home to take with me I find it difficult to find healthy foods around my work. When I saw Merchant Gourmet ready-to-eat grains and lentils on offer in Sainsbury’s I […]

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