Did You Realise…?

That conservatively estimated figures suggest that at least 26,000 people in Britain die from an adverse reaction to a medicine every year. This compares to only 3,200 in road accidents. I was stunned at that!   Studies show that a total of 1,489 drugs were found to be associated with adverse reaction although 51 of …

Berry Granita

In anticipation of lovely warm weather, how about this for a refreshing dessert? Ok, so it’s got some calories in it from sugar, but it’s got to be better than ice-cream in the health stakes!   Dissolve 150g caster sugar or Zylosweet in 650ml hot Earl Grey tea. Whilst it cools, use a blender to …

Tips For Summer Skin

Summer Skin   Haven’t we been having beautiful sunny weather? Coming out of Winter, our skin can sometimes look like it needs a bit of TLC. Here are a few top tips to get it into condition quickly. Protect it from sunburn using Green People’s F22 sun screen (£15.99) or keep a small tube of …

Well I Never… Did You Know?

Avocados are native to Central and South America, the word avocado derives from the Nahuatal (native Mexican) word “ahuacatl”, meaning testicle, and they were believed by the Aztec culture to have aphrodisiac qualities!