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12 Natural Insomnia Cures

12 natural insomnia cures

In this special, in-depth report we look at the natural ways to treat insomnia, improve your sleep and boost your quality of life.

Using Resistance Training To Build Muscle

Using resistance training to build muscle

Building your muscle through resistance training does much more than allow you to flex in the gym — it has many important health benefits, not the least of which is that it keeps you young.

Plant Protein, Climate Change And Ageing

Plant protein, climate change and ageing

Want to learn how to make a difference to the planet with your diet? We take a look at plant protein for an eco-friendly diet and the links between climate change and ageing.

From Candy To Herbs, Here's Your Guide To Modern Love Potions

From candy to herbs, here’s your guide to modern love potions

Can a “love potion” really cause someone to fall in love? We delve into the primal notion of love potions to see if any of them might work.

Your Sun Sign Predictions For 2022

Your Sun Sign Predictions for 2022

From the modalities to the elements, let us help you discover the mysteries of your sun sign and how it makes you unique.

5 Metabolism Boosting Foods

5 Metabolism-Boosting Foods

A strong metabolism helps keep weight off, but it also maintains health, supports immunity and prevents premature ageing. Here are five foods to include in your diet to give you a metabolism boost. Metabolism is the process of turning calories from the foods you eat into useable energy for all the chemical reactions that take […]

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Eggplant, Chickpea & Pomegranate Traybake

Eggplant, Chickpea & Pomegranate Traybake

Eggplants are rich in flavonoids called anthocyanins. These health-promoting phytonutrients are responsible for giving eggplants their bright purple colour and high antioxidant levels. Including anthocyanin-rich foods in the diet will offer protection against cardiovascular disease and help improve immune function.

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Green roofs – the eco-urban trend we need to embrace

Rooftop gardens have the potential to revolutionise urban environments into the future as they boost biodiversity, clean polluted air, fight climate change and offer a pleasing aesthetic.

Parenting And Lying

How to encourage truth-telling among children

From seemingly innocent white lies to fibs embellished with wild abandon, both kids and adults alike tell lies. For our children, lying is a natural part of development. Discover how to look beyond the lie and encourage truth-telling.

Positive Anticipation

Positive anticipation – Why it’s healthy to contemplate good times ahead

It is healthy to contemplate good times ahead. In fact, it makes living in the present that much easier. Discover five ways to create certainty in an uncertain future.

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Discover the neuroscience of dreaming

The phenomenon of dreams has fascinated philosophers and scientists for thousands of years, yet the question still lingers – what happens during dream sleep and why exactly do we dream?

Girl looking at sky - is the sky really falling? breaking negative thinking patterns

Is the sky really falling? Breaking negative thinking patterns

There is a prevailing feeling that things are just getting worse and worse, but then humans have always tended to feel that, even when things are getting much better. So why do we tend to think the sky is falling, and what can you do about it?

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Folate is so important for your health

Folate is an important part of your diet if you want to stay healthy. Lack of it can affect your liver, heart and much more. It is also important to make sure you absorb the folate in its purest form, if possible. If your liver is compromised already you may have problems with this.

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Creating a clever kitchen

We test out three clever kitchen products that make cooking easier and more enjoyable for the whole family.

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Belgian Stoemp

Stoemp is one of the most popular, widely made Belgian dishes. Traditionally, it is a dish of mashed potatoes with one or more additional vegetables. Because variety is so important nutritionally, this is a supercharged side that’s certainly worth the extra effort and so much more nourishing and delicious than plain old mash.

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Belgian Curry Mussels with Frites

Mussels are a staple in Belgium and they are traditionally served with crunchy fries (frites). They are most often cooked French-style but can also be found cooked a multitude of ways, including curried.

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Belgian Speculaas Biscuits

Speculaas are traditional Belgian biscuits made with a delicious spice blend of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cardamom and cloves. This is a version using more nutrient-dense flours; a mix of brown-rice flour, blanched almond meal and spelt flour. These biscuits are pressed into a decorative wooden mould in the shape of a windmill, boat or person before baking, but any biscuit shape will do.

Chicken Waterzooi

Chicken Waterzooi

Waterzooi literally translates to “watery mess”, but this dish is anything but. Rich and creamy comfort food has been lightened up with a quick swap of the traditional full cream for evaporated milk. It’s a hug in a bowl.