The Myth of Mucoid Plaque

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The Myth of Mucoid Plaque

Where is this mucoid plaque that I was told about ?
It is nothing more than psyllium. But the benefits of fasting are far greater than our ability to explain them.

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More on Nettles

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More on Nettles

Some of the wonders of nettles - last chance to get one of nature's best winter tonics.

Nikki's Nettle soup recipe.

Get out there collecting quick, before the seed falls, and you need to visit the doctor for your cold !

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Choices we Make

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Choices we Make

Your body is built from what you feed yourself.
You mind contains everything you watch and hear.
You become the company your keep.

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The best time to fast

The best time to fast

Different seasons bring qualities to a retreat.
If you are not waiting for the right season, then what are you waiting for ?

Can your health wait until next year ? What else is more important ?

Sugars V Sugar

Sugars V Sugar

Sugars are the most vital of all nutrients for life. They are also the most attractive for humans.
Our brain is the most sugar-hungry object known. And the jungle in which it evolved is the most sugar-rich environment in the whole of evolution.
So why all the confusion ? Good question !!!

You feeling it ?

You feeling it ?

A time to rest. Or run retreats for others to rest in - the facilitator's irony.

A time of snowdrops and daffodil spears rising up from the leaf-laden winter beds.

Xmas Corrals - Part II

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Xmas Corrals - Part II

Coke didn't give Santa his legendary red & white outfit. Santa got them from a psychedelic fungus from the Arctic. Coke simply copied one of the most successful brand colours of all time.  

To understand the rest of this myth, you might need some mushrooms yourself...

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Xmas Corrals - part I

Xmas Corrals - part I

Ever wondered what reindeer and xmas trees are doing in a story about a child born in the desert ?
A historical version of the Xmas story sorts it out, and a 10,000 year astronomical view that explains why being born on Dec 25th, and resurrected after 3 days of death, didn't start with Jesus !

Winter Warmers

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Winter Warmers

How to keep yourself toasty and well through the winter without indulging too much into heavier, congesting foods.
7 tips on how to do so, including 2 yummy recipes

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Fasting to Avoid Those Winter Colds

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Fasting to Avoid Those Winter Colds

How to avoid winter colds ?
Yes there are endless potions and pills, or you could just fast for a week. This will boost the immune system beyond any medication.
Investment is the best insurance. And prevention is better than cure.

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Priority One

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Priority One

How can we love others if we don't really love ourselves ?

How can we empathise with others, if we cannot empathise with ourselves ?

Treat yourself as you would like others to treat you.

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Blend or Juice ?

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Blend or Juice ?

Blending versus juicing - what's the difference, and what are the pros and cons of each.

Comparing apples and pears. Horses for courses. Tools for their jobs...

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Berry Bounty

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Berry Bounty

Berry & nut cream breakfast recipe. Simple, fast, and chompy ;-)

Berries from the garden, nuts from the cupboard, and a decent blender. All kinds of things are possible. But here is what i had for breakfast !

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The Ergonomics of Organics

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The Ergonomics of Organics

Some foods are more important to buy organic, as their particulars make them more heavily sprayed or more susceptible to deep contamination from the chemistry used on them.

Here's a list with the reasons why.

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The Ecologics of Organics

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The Ecologics of Organics

The difference between how plants feed themselves naturally, through the soil bacteria, and the forced-feeding of conventional agriculture.

It is even more telling once you know the biological interdependence of plants and soil, and ultimately us.

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The Economics of Organics

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The Economics of Organics

The chemistry of conventional farming is based upon chemical warfare. See the problem ?

And there is the political pressure of big Pharma on little Farmer, plus the business inertia and economics on policy makers.

But it all boils down to us, the consumers.

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