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Hemp (Cannabis Sativa) Seed Oil in Cosmetics

What is Hemp Seed Oil? Hemp oil comes from the Cannabis Sativa plant. The plant itself has many uses, including providing material suitable for paper, clothing and even construction. Such versatility was first documented by the ancient Chinese around 6,000…

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Are you at risk of ‘screen-face’?

Along with ‘Cellphone Elbow’ and ‘Text Neck’, we may now be able to add ‘Screen Face’ to the list of ails our love of Technology has gifted us. Previous studies have already exposed that the glare from our screens is…

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HotPod London: heaters gonna heat

Last week I was invited to Notting Hill to indulge my inner Yogini in a morning of sweaty spirituality. Still awaiting my William Thacker meets Anna Scott moment – I didn’t hesitate to accept. HotPod is the area’s balmy new…

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Novelty Mini-Breaks

When the world is such a colossal place, why visit the same spot twice or even frequent the most popular tourist destinations? Here are a few ideas for casting the net further afield and catching a bigger oyster. Swap Dubrovnik…

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‘What The Health’: Our thoughts

I’ve recently seen a large number of friends post about this documentary, as reference to an ensuing decision to adopt a Vegan lifestyle. I think a vegan lifestyle, albeit restrictive, can be predominantly healthy due to its focus on increasing…

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‘Happy’ by Derren Brown

Derren Brown is one of the world’s most infamous ‘mentalists’, a performer seemingly adept at every supernatural skillset from telepathy and hypnosis, to clairvoyance and mediumship. Paradoxically, he does not claim to possess any such paranormal abilities and his acts…

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Artificial Sweeteners : health heroes or villains?

We are all familiar with the effects of excessive amounts of refined sugar. This has encouraged a move towards artificial sweeteners, where advertising can now include the word ‘Diet’ or ‘Zero Cal’ on its enticing labels. When it comes to…

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Eneko at One Aldwych: Tried and Tasted

  ‘Welcome to my home in London, where I’m pleased to share simple dishes inspired by my Basque roots. To eat is to party, it’s a little celebration every day – so please have fun.’ – Eneko Atxa   When…

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Best Of Bali

CANGGU / KUTA / SEMINYAK —> UBUD —> GILI T  Having spent the last month wandering around Indonesia, I put together a list of the top tips and recommendations that I would have liked to have known before visiting: CANGGU…

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Sat Fats land in hot coconut oil

In typical mainstream media fashion, what was once the Messiah of the wellbeing world has now been unveiled as a demon in disguise. Having spent a good half of the year slathering its miracle juice all over your body, incorporating…

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Should I invest in cryptocurrency? For dummies (like me).

*please note this is a rapidly changing field and this article was published on 06/05/2017 Thinking of jumping onto the Bitcoin bandwagon? A Concise Summary of The Blockchain Concept Decentralised, Peer-to peer cryptocurrency i.e. a digital currency that does not…

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