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Optimise your Immune System

There is something called ‘plasticity’ in our immune system. This means that when the immune system sees a pathogen it has never seen before- e.g. a virus, fungus or bacterium- it can come up with a defence mechanism to deal with it in the most efficient way. It activates the ‘army’ to tackle this pathogen […]

Nutrition and the immune system

I trust that most of us understand the importance of choosing an anti-inflammatory diet in order to support our body systems- especially our immunity. The foods given to us by nature (fruit, vegetables, nuts and seeds, etc) in their unprocessed form provide the right nutrients for the correct function of our cells. This article below […]

Lina’s mission

Lina Kumar’s journey into nutrition started when she lived in Cyprus.  Lina grew up in a suburban house surrounded by organic fields of citrus, olive and fig trees, and a herb and vegetable garden nurtured by her parents.  Her love and appreciation for quality fruits and vegetables was born then.   In 1998 Lina came […]

SOS vegan!

Veganism has shot through the roof in the last few months, with many of us becoming increasingly aware of what we are putting into our bodies.  The concept of eating to heal the body rather than to harm it is now becoming more well-known.  The article below holds an interesting approach towards food and how […]

Silent inflammation

In 1942, Victor Lindlahr, the author of “You Are What You Eat”, said that 90% of modern disease was caused by cheap foodstuffs.  The way the food industry has changed since then would possibly push this percentage up. “Cheap foodstuffs”, such as pastries, cakes, crisps, biscuits, fast food, ready meals, sweets and chocolate cause disease […]

Everyday fuel list!

Everyday fuel list! Just like brushing our teeth and keeping active every day, fuelling our body with the right food and drink consistently is important for long-term optimal health.  Research tells us that it’s not so much what we do eat that causes health problems, as what we don’t eat on a regular basis. I […]