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Garlic fights the common cold Thanks to…natural antibiotics The science: A typical adult will contract an average of two to four colds every year, according to the NHS. But an adult who loads up their dishes with garlic at every opportunity will likely find themselves afflicted less frequently. “Garlic boasts powerful anti-bacteria, anti-yeast and anti-virus properties,” …

There are good reasons for eating seasonal food and here’s an excellent example. December is a good time for cabbage. Cabbage is part of the brassica family, which also includes cauliflower, broccoli, kale, Brussels sprouts and watercress. They are a liver-friendly bunch that aid detoxication, ideal for the festive season. Packed with vitamin C and …

  If you’re sick of taking pills for IBS because they’re really not helping you, perhaps it’s a good time to re-think your Irritable Bowel syndrome treatment. IBS can be caused by any number of factors, such as the following:- Dysbiosis – an imbalance in your good and bad bacteria Candida – overgrowth of yeast Stress – often …

This delicious pudding is proof that you don’t have to deprive yourself over Christmas. The fruit provides a  natural sweetness and a fabulous gooey texture. You can make it so that it’s wheat free and you can use an alternative to butter so that it’s suitable for those with dairy or gluten intolerance. Makes 1 x 1 …

If you love mince pies but don’t want to eat unhealty pastry or even if you’re gluten intolerant, try this Healthy Mince Pies Mincemeat 2 apples 1 vanilla pod 100g raisins 100g sultana 100g dried cranberries ½ teaspoon of mixed spice Juice of 2 oranges 1tbsp coconut oil plus some for greasing tins ½ teaspoon …