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What’s in my shopping basket – Richard Collisson

What’s in my shopping basket ?

As I work in the Health Zone clinic, I do some of my weekly shopping in the shop. I always choose organic if I have the choice and Healthzone sells many organic products you can’t buy in a supermarket. Here are some of my favourites that I would recommend.

My kids eat tons of eggs and Healthzone sell the best free range organic eggs in Wimbledon at a competitive price with the supermarkets, but much better quality, flavour and bigger too. Although supermarkets sell free range organic eggs they are still mass produced and the yolks always look anaemic and pale to me, so whatever they are feeding the chickens can’t be very nutritious.

I like to cook curries and always use organic Coconut oil, Copura and Biona are the best value brands in Healthzone. Unlike polyunsaturated oils, such as almond oil, coconut oil being a saturated oil doesn’t get rancid and is good for massage and dry skin. Coconut oil is also the source of caprylic acid, a supplement sold for treating Candida.or thrush, but coconut oil works equally as well. 

My kids like to chew gum when we travel on holiday, but most conventional chewing gum, instead of sugar, contains the artificial sweetener aspartame which has been linked to brain tumours, and has been shown to accumulate in the brain. It’s build up in the nervous system does however cause involuntary twitchy eyelids in people who chew a lot of gum. Luckily Peppersmith mints & chewing gum do not contain aspartame or sugar so avoid this problem. Other items my kids like for travelling are dried mango and Panda Licorice bars.

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Surviving the silly season

 

The lead-up to Christmas is often a time of excess.  Late nights spent socialising with friends, family and work-mates can take its toll on our health, and the combination of a lack of sleep, and indulging in alcohol, rich foods and sugar can make us feel sluggish and out of sorts.  Stay well through the silly season by making a few simple changes to your lifestyle during this time of year.

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Foods for positivity

Did you know that the food you eat can really affect your brain chemistry and influence your moods?  Include these feel-good foods in your diet on a daily basis and you will reap the benefits. Continue reading ‘Foods for positivity’ »