Cook and Clean with Kate

Habit Forming

25th June 2018

  ‘A habit is a choice that we deliberately make at some point, and then stop thinking about it, but continue doing, often every day’. Taken from the ‘Power of Habit’ by Charles Duhigg. How many of you have a habit you would like to break from? Biting your nails? Picking up your phone every […]

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HISTAMINE

2nd May 2018

  What are histamines?  Histamines are chemicals produced during any allergic response. When an allergen triggers the immune system, mast cells ( a type of white blood cell) release histamines as part of the inflammatory immune reaction. You then see a reaction within your body such as puffy, inflamed eyes, blistery skin rashes, hives or […]

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Feel great – hydrate!

24th January 2018

Hi guys, I’m going to keep this blog post on dehydration short and sweet, but first here’s a couple of important facts about hydration:- Water makes up more then two thirds of human brain weight. The human brain is made up of 95% water and drinking water maintains the body’s correct fluid balance and helps […]

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Leaky Gut and Fermented Foods

28th November 2017

  Hippocrates, often regarded as the father of modern medicine, was a firm believer that ‘all disease begins in the gut’ and modern schools of thought would suggest he was absolutely spot on. The stomach acts as a ‘gatekeeper’ to the body. 80% of the body’s immune system is located in and around the gut. […]

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