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Migraines – how to reduce them naturally
Migraines run in my family, so it was no surprise that I started to suffer headaches when I quite young.  Eventually proper migraines started when I was about 17.  Drugs like aspirin or paracetamol generally don’t work for this condition.  Strong medications, specifically designed for...

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Why do I not eat gluten?
Why do I not eat gluten? ‘Gluten free’ has always been considered a bit of a fad diet.  Twenty years ago, it was fairly rare for someone to say they were gluten free, unless they were diagnosed with celiac disease.  Now there is a multi-million...

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Allergies
I knew my middle child was allergic to egg since she was 6 months.  She was chewing on my sandwich in a café, and developed a rash round her mouth.  I thought at first it was the roughness of the bread, but quickly realised it...

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Coffee
I love my daily coffee.  For me it isn’t about needing caffeine to get me going.  It’s about the taste, the ritual and the sense of community I get from the barista knowing my order. Read More
Natural solutions for acne
I suffered badly from acne from the age of about 13 to my mid-twenties.  Unfortunately for my children, it has a large genetic component.  If both parents had acne, 3 out of 4 of the children will have acne.  My father had such bad acne...

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Rocket
I have been having great success growing Wild Rocket in my garden. My American friends will know it as Arugula. I chose this as one of my main plants to grow this summer, as it is the only green leafy vegetable that my husband will...

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