Cook and Clean with Kate

Magnificent Magnesium

1st November 2018

  Did you know that nearly two thirds of the population eats a diet deficient in magnesium? Staggering, huh? Magnesium is needed for more than 300 biochemical reactions and a further 600 enzymatic reactions within the body – so if you have a deficiency, there are 900 plus jobs in your body that can’t be […]

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Why are mineral supplements so important?

30th September 2018

  Did you know it’s estimated that nearly 90% of people today are deficient in minerals, the main reason being that nutrient-rich soil is becoming increasingly rare? (This is still the case even if you buy organic produce in the main). Every chemical and enzyme reaction in the human body requires a proper balance of […]

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War and Peas – a blog on ways to cope with picky eaters

16th September 2018

  Are you a ‘foodie’ battling against a ‘fussy eater’? How many times have you spent an hour or two of your precious time cooking a divine family meal from scratch only for your little darlings to say ‘I don’t like it’? Yep, we’ve all been there!!! Having three children, I am fully aware of […]

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What exactly is SIBO?

8th September 2018

  What is SIBO? SIBO stands for Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth. It is a bacteria growing and living in the small intestine where it should actually be situated  in the large intestine. It’s not necessarily  “bad bacteria” it’s just in the wrong place. For good gut health it is vital that Microbes (gut bacteria) are […]

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