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sugar and teeth
Food: Paleo Recipes and Gut Health

Sugar and Teeth: Just One of the Devastating Consequences of a Neglectful Childhood

Having joked many times in the past that I grew up on a diet of sugar and neglect, I didn’t think writing this piece would evoke such emotion. Yet here we are. They say toothache is the next worse pain to childbirth and now I’ve experienced both, I’m inclined to agree. The photo below is […]

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how to make deodorant
Food: Paleo Recipes and Gut Health

How to Make Deodorant and Other Zero Waste Eco Friendly Toiletries

I’d been playing around with eco deodorant for years, and in 2016 stopped using it altogether. Which was fine. Until a combination of a heat wave and stressful time led to sweating much more than usual and needing a little help. (Who knew the scent of sweat changes when we’re stressed?) Or as my dear […]

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Food: Paleo Recipes and Gut Health

The UK Has a Health Postcode Lottery, So How Can We Take Back Control?

As regular readers may have already noticed, I’m a tad obsessed with the health of my family. I just wish that living well always equated to being well and there were no other variables to consider. Welcome to the UK health postcode lottery, folks. Apparently where we live plays a big part in how healthy […]

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how to make sauerkraut
Food: Paleo Recipes and Gut Health

How to Make Sauerkraut: Failsafe Basic 2 Ingredient Recipe and Other Krauty Ideas

Home made probiotic-rich food and drink will almost always contain more beneficial bacteria (to keep our gut healthy) than their commercially made counterparts. Sauerkraut is a prime example. Most shop bought kraut has been pasteurised, which is a process that involves heating the food/drink in order to preserve it for longer. Which means, unless you […]

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elderflower kombucha
Food: Paleo Recipes and Gut Health

How to Make Elderflower Kombucha, Drying Elderflower, Basic Booch (Failsafe Recipe) & Lots of Secondary Fermentation Ideas

I adore the scent and sight of elderflower – it always fills me with the exciting notion that summer is well and truly on its way. I’ve been making probiotic rich drinks for five years now, and have been doing lots of secondary ferment experiments this past year. My elderflower kombucha is absolutely delicious, very […]

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