Lime and Coriander Hummus Recipe From "Wholefood for Children" by Jude Blereau Gluten Free/Dairy Free - Make 2 cups 165g dried chickpeas 1 tablespoon whey or 2 teaspoons lemon juice 5cm strip kombu 60ml lime juice 2-3 garlic cloves, crushed 135g unhulled tahini 2-3 tablespoons olive oil 1 good handful corinader leaves and stems, roughly chopped Place the chickpeas, whey or lemon juice and 2 litres of water in a large bowl. Cover with a clean tea twoel and allow to stand at room temperature overnight, or in the fridge if the weather is warm. Drain and rinse the chickpeas,...
We all know the importance of good nutrition, exercise and doing crosswords but are there any surprising things we can do to help ourselves age well? Yes, laugh a lot, get plenty of sleep and have a great sex life. All of these activities release endorphins which are our bodies natural anti aging compounds. As well as helping you to age gracefully, these activities also tell your adrenal glands to stop producing stress hormones and allow your body to relax and unwind. This is absolutely crucial for a long and healthy life! An adult needs 6-8 hours of quality sleep...
Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 cups home-made chicken or vegetable stock 5 cm piece of ginger 2 garlic cloves sliced thinly 2 lemongrass sticks cut into 5cm pieces 4 kafir lime leaves whole 1 kafir lime leaf shredded Handful of mint 2 fish fillets 2 green chillies, sliced 2 red chillies sliced 2 TBS fish sauce (anchovies, filtered water and stevia) 1 lime juiced plus 1 tsp. lime rind Pinch sea salt Stevia to taste Method Place stock ginger, lemongrass, garlic, stevia, fish sauce and the  lime leaves into the saucepan and bring to the boil and then simmer for  10...
Introducing solids to your baby is an exciting time for many new mummies but there are so many conflicting opinions about when, what and how to start solids. How do you know which is right for you and your baby? There is a current push to introduce highly inflammatory foods from 4 months on however this research is based on allergies and not intolerances, which we find to be far more common. The digestive systems of babies are immature and only designed to digest the fats and proteins found in breast milk until around the age of 6 months.   ...
Researchers at Oregon State University have for the first time traced the actions of a known carcinogen in cooked meat to its complex biological effects on microRNA and cancer stem cells. The findings are part of a growing awareness of the role of epigenetics in cancer, or the ways in which gene expression and cell behavior can be changed even though DNA sequence information is unaltered. The scientists also found that consumption of spinach can partially offset the damaging effects of the carcinogen. In tests with laboratory animals, it cut the incidence of colon tumors almost in half, from 58...