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  Kale is growing in abundance right now and I have the privilege of being able to pick some whenever I want from my family’s vegetable plot. In fact, there’s so much of it we have to get very creative about how to use it!   Packed with Nutrients! Kale is a really nutritious leafy green vegetable that is really easy to grow, and also fairly inexpensive to buy in the shops. It’s part of the cruciferous family of vegetables and is packed full of nutrients, with a few examples being: Vitamin K – not always well known, but critical […]
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Last time we covered the vitamins, today it’s the turn of the minerals that can help support the strength of your immune system. Here’s the key ones and some example foods: Zinc: Oysters(!), calf’s liver, beef, lamb, chestnut mushrooms, spinach, asparagus, pumpkin seeds, broccoli Iron: Chicken liver, beef, lamb, spinach, Swiss chard, romaine lettuce, shitake mushrooms, tofu, green beans, beans & pulses Selenium: Brazil nuts, fish including cod, sardines & salmon, chestnut and shitake mushrooms, eggs, turkey, lamb, chicken My slow cooker has in it lamb, lamb’s liver, mixed lentils and loads of orange and green veggies – very tasty and perfectly comforting on a bad weather […]
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Are you someone who feels as though as soon as they’ve fought off one bug they’ve got another to contend with. Frequent coughs, colds, coldsores and mouth ulcers can be common symptoms that your immune system needs to boost. The best way to protect against these nasties is to get your immune system in the best shape possible – the stronger the immune system the easier it is for your system to fight off infection. The immune system itself is a complex web of different glands, organs, cells and fluids in our body. Luckily we can keep things simple and focus on dietary and lifestyle measures […]
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