Seasonal news and events.

Fermenting our Food for Wellbeing

Fermenting our Food for Wellbeing Trish Dent | April 2017 Why Ferment? Fermented foods of different kinds can be found in just about every traditional culture the world over. For our ancestors it provided a way to keep food for longer, but they also discovered...

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Pure Baby Food

Pure Baby Food Anna Freedman | April 2017 As I entered motherhood with a tiny newborn in my arms, I knew that our first year would be momentous and extraordinarily special. I found myself scribing each month, charting our story. Our story attracted a following. People...

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Eat Local & Seasonal

Eat Local & Seasonal Marion Price | April 2017 Living in a temperate (4 seasons) climate our food choices reflect the changing seasons: intuitively we choose soups and hearty stews in winter to keep us warm and energised, and then lighter dishes, salads and juices in...

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Spring Clean Your Life

Spring Clean Your Life Anna Mackenzie | April 2017 Take 10 minutes sitting on your balcony, on a park bench, or walking slowly. Breath in deeply the fresh air of Spring, the beauty of flowers and bird song. With quiet anticipation, imagine what you are going to spring...

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5 Things to Do In April

-05 THINGS TO DO IN APRIL With spring in full swing, it is time to venture outdoors and take in the striking new blooms and life awakening. Here’s what we recommend to keep you healthy during April.-05 THINGS TO DO IN APRILWith spring in full swing, it is time to...

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“Something Macrobiotic”

"Something Macrobiotic" Florence Price | November 2016 On November 26th 2016 a group of old and new friends of all ages, came together for a wonderful winter warmer pot luck lunch. The food was great and we ended a perfect meal with a lot of brilliant desserts. We...

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Communicating Macrobiotics

Communicating Macrobiotics Simon Brown | January 2017 When we make changes to our lives, and experience benefits, it is natural to want to share it with our family and friends. This is especially true of changes that lead to feeling better or health improvements. In...

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“Cycling Among the Clouds”

Cycling Among The Clouds Victoria Angeli | January 2017 When I moved to London 9 years ago I didn't plan to cycle. I bought the bike for enjoyment on the weekends . But when I started cycling I felt so strong emotionally that it started to be a part of my life. Step...

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Mid-Summer Picnic

Mid-Summer Picnic Florence Price | June 19th 2016 June 19th - Mid summer picnic Waterloo Park London We had 20 people join for a wonderful vegan macrobiotic picnic pot Luck. So many yummy dishes! Kids had a treasure hunt with crystal clues and a horse eagle and frog...

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Weed Killers – Just Cosmetics?

Weed Killers - Just Cosmetics? Gilly Webber | October 2016 Pesticides are widely known to be linked to serious human health problems.  Dozens of pesticides used in the public and domestic domain have been associated with illnesses from leukaemia, to neurological and...

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Exercise May Provide ‘Motor Reserve’ in Older Age

Exercise May Provide 'Motor Reserve' In Older age Pauline Anderson | 12th March 2015 Just as higher education and social connections seem to provide a cognitive reserve as people age, physical activity may build a motor reserve that protects against the harmful...

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Desk Workers Should Stand, Walk 2 Hours During Workday

Desk Workers Should Stand, Walk 2 Hours During Work Day Unknown | 2nd June 2015 Employees in predominantly desk-based occupations should be swapping their seats for their feet and accumulating 2 hours a day of standing and strolling walking during working hours, and...

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Single Diet Modification May Improve Metabolic Syndrome

Single Diet Modification May Improve Metabolic Syndrome Susan London | 17th February 2015 A diet that focuses solely on increasing fiber intake works about as well as a more complex American Heart Association (AHA)-compliant diet for promoting weight loss and...

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Exercise’s Antidepressant Effects Strengthened

Exercise's Antidepressant Effects Strengthened Unknown | 13th September 2013 Exercise may have a moderately beneficial effect on depressive symptoms, according to an updated literature review and meta-analysis. However, investigators note that more high-quality...

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Stop the Pop: Soda Linked to Aggression, Inattention in Kids

Stop the Pop: Soda Linked to Agression, Inattention in Kids Deborah Brauser | 22nd August 2013 Consumption of even one soft drink per day may be associated with increased negative behavior in young children, new research suggests. A cohort study of almost 3000...

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Sugary Drinks May Explain 180,000 Deaths Worldwide Each Year

Sugary Drinks May Explain 180,000 Deaths Worldwide Each year Marlene Busko | 20th March 2013 Sugary Drinks May Explain 180,000 Deaths Worldwide Each Year Marlene Busko | 20th March 2013 NEW ORLEANS — A large, international epidemiologic study reports that slurping...

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