Tag Archives: health

Homemade Sun Cream

I dislike using sun cream. It blocks absorption of UV radiation, which produces Vitamin D in the skin. Vitamin D is a cancer-preventer and has innumerous benefits to human health. Many people are Vitamin D deficient because we’ve been raised on a … Continue reading

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Review: The Nourishing Traditions Book of Baby and Child Care

I should start this review by declaring that I am not a member of my local Weston A Price Foundation chapter and while there are some things I love about the WAPF, I don’t think it is a completely balanced … Continue reading

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The best little un-granola bars ever

I had some puffed spelt that had been in the pantry for a few months and I wasn’t sure what to do with it, so was looking for ways to get rid of it quickly. My plan didn’t entirely work … Continue reading

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Five reasons I make my own toothpaste

Up until two or three years ago I was using regular toothpaste from the supermarket. The big brand. The popular one. I never thought too much about the ingredients list or that fact that it contains sodium fluoride (a by-product … Continue reading

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Which bugs are best? (Comparing Probiotics)

Most of our immune system is in our guts, so we need a healthy and strong digestive system in order to get and stay well. Our bodies naturally contain hundreds of different bacterial species (around 2kg in an adult’s gut) … Continue reading

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Radical homemaking

I’ve discovered a phrase (and a concept, a momentum, a lifestyle) that describes perfectly the journey I am on. I recently read the book Radical Homemakers by Shannon Hayes and it hit me like a punch to the stomach.  I … Continue reading

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YOLO (The Sheeples’ Catch-Cry)

Do you ever have people look at your lifestyle or dietary choices and then rationalise their opposition to it with something along the lines of, ‘Meh! We’re all gonna die some day anyway, I’d rather die happy and fat than have to … Continue reading

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