Why Globe Artichokes Are The Nutritional Bomb!

How many of you have passed by this prickly looking bud in the fresh food section of your supermarket – having no idea what it is, – let alone what on earth you would do with it in your kitchen? Well, what if I told you that globe artichokes are a nutritional power-house and super quick and easy to prepare as a delicious snack or appetiser? Globe artichokes are actually a member of the thistle family and just one serving contains more anti-oxidants than dark chocolate, blueberries or red wine! The antioxidants contained in fresh artichokes provide a range of health benefits, ranging from cancer prevention, to immune support and protection against heart disease. But the nutritional benefit

6 Natural Ways To Manage Anxiety & Depression

Whenever I write a post related to anxiety or depression, or about how food affects your mood, there always seems to be a greater response from readers in comparison to other topics I write about. I can only put this phenomenon down to the fact that more and more people are suffering from these conditions and searching for answers. I first witnessed this growing epidemic through my clinical practice, when more than half of my patients reported anxiety and depression as being one of the major issues impacting their health and day-to-day life. I’ve also been in relationships with sufferers of chronic anxiety and depression, and experienced the devastation these conditions can cause, not only

9 Tips For Overcoming Chronic Illness

When I was in my early twenties, I thought I was on top of life, training for a marathon and forging what I believed was going to be a successful career in advertising, until one day life had a different plan in store. It decided I needed to spend the best part of four years in bed – sleeping up to 21 hrs a day, too exhausted to move and wracked with pain – to the point I had to crawl upstairs on my backside because my legs were so weak. What began as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, later progressed to SLE – better known as Systemic Lupus, followed by Hashimoto’s and a pituitary tumor. Not exactly the flash corporate career in advertising and running achievements I had envisaged for myself, but


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