Category Archives: Mindfulness

Summer Eating – 5 Tips to Keep Cool and Energised

The warmth of summer can be either invigorating or draining. We have to take care not to overheat during this season. The good news is that we can choose foods that are cooling and nourishing to keep us in balance during this bountiful time.

Wake early in the morning and take nourishment from the morning sun.

A bowl of summer fruit salad alongside a glass jar of yoghurt, on a table

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Salads have many nutritious virtues

Salads may have nutritious virtues, but they also are packed with colour and flavour. They have evolved from very humble and salty beginnings into a wide variety of dishes that be offered as a side or whole meal.

Salads also span the globe across Europe, Asia and the Middle East.  Whilst ideally a summer dish, a warm salad is ideal for cooler spring and autumn days.

Salads can be taken on a picnic to the beach or enjoyed anywhere

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Transforming Eating Habits – Where do I start?

You have come to realise that you have a number of eating habits that you’d love to change. And you know this because the way you eat is affecting your physical health, your energy levels, and your mood. Your doctor might have even given you good reasons to change, “your cholesterol is too high or you are pre-diabetic”.

Transforming eating habits requires us to start somewhere. But where?

Woman eating a large icecream

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Simple tips to reduce food related waste

8% of the greenhouse gases produced internationally come from food waste. This is why reducing waste is so important. It also means that if we stopped wasting food there would be enough food to feed everyone.

Governments and industry groups need to make it a priority, and so do we. I’d love you to add your ideas to my  tips to reduce food related waste.

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