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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 […]

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 […]

Breakfast-breaking news

  As far as most of us can remember, breakfast has historically  been considered the most important meal of the day.  It’s been thought to kick-off our metabolism, boost our performance at school or at work, and help us maintain a slim figure.   As a person who hardly ever has breakfast, and with the […]

Meat-free diet beneficial for diabetes

According to an article published in the British Medical Journal in October 2018, a plant-based diet is the way forward for better diabetes control.  This conclusion follows the analysis of  eleven studies, most of which were RCTs (randomised control trials- the most unbiased kind).  The studies showed that a plant-based diet may offer the following […]

Interesting news

As many of you may have heard in the news today, scientists have shown that genes play a bigger role in our weight than may have been previously thought.  The article is very interesting indeed, but the last two paragraphs remind us that we still hold a lot of power as individuals to improve our […]

Some questions

What easy steps can we take to improve our lifestyle? It is believed that 90% of our health is determined by the environment we create for ourselves- only 10% is down to our genes (Dr. Chatterjee, The Four Pillar Plan).  That’s  great news! What is really empowering about this is that we as individuals can […]