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YinYang and the Five Transformations

YinYang and the Five Transformations

Simon Brown talks about the practice of combining YinYang with the 5 Elements that is found in Chinese divination, astrology, medicine, feng shui and an understanding of nature. According to author Joseph Needham, the two are inseparable and need to be studied and understood together.
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What do the forest bear?

What do the forest bear?

There is only one path, Prof. Dr Vandana Shiva suggests, to survival and liberation for nature, women and men, and that is the ecological path of harmony, sustainability and diversity.
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Holistic Health with Macrobiotics

Holistic Health with Macrobiotics

Founder George Ohsawa created a holistic approach to health. Author Simon Brown talk about this approach and the 7 essential qualities in life to enjoy the best health.
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Book Review – Lightfood by Edward Esko

Book Review – Lightfood by Edward Esko

Lightfood: Eating for Consciousness & Enlightenment is now available. The new book written by Edward Esko is based on his teachings and writings over the past five years. In it He attempt to reposition macrobiotics as a method for achieving spirituality and consciousness, and not only a diet for physical health.
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MBA Spotlight: Emma Cunis

MBA Spotlight: Emma Cunis

Trish Dent interview Emma Cunis, an inspiring teacher, counsellor and practitioner of macrobiotics, a holistic system of self-healthcare and personal development.
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Nurturing nature to feed ourselves

Nurturing nature to feed ourselves

Imagine the UK declares we will ‘grow our own’ in a deeply sustainable way, growing food for people rather than commodity markets, where food providers have value way beyond money alone.
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The Gift of Time

The Gift of Time

We are understanding that Life is unpredictable and the present moment is priceless. Ariel took these precious moments as a gift of time to explore basic combinations coming from traditional kitchens and reconnect with his own inner wisdom. And the result is truly edible!
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Festive Feasts

Festive Feasts

When our editor Trish asked our professional members if they’d be willing to share their favourite seasonal dish with us all, she wasn’t sure there would be much enthusiasm. How wrong Trish was. They stepped up to the challenge with relish (no pun intended) and offered a perfect combination. We present a selection of their favourite festive recipes.
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How did Blandine’s garden grow?

How did Blandine’s garden grow?

Remember Blandine’s new allotment project that she wrote about in the Spring? These pumpkins are the result of her labours. What a brilliant start! We look forward to relating more to you next year. Here’s some hints on storing your pumpkins for the winter.
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Immunity, from the Inside Out

Immunity, from the Inside Out

Despite all the current Covid-19 guidelines, it’s strange that there has been no public health campaign about improving our personal natural immunity. Both the inside and the outside of the human body is crammed with millions of microbes that are of major importance to our general wellbeing and also our immune health.
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Website Word

Website Word

Setting aside any cynicism or thoughts that the Financial Times has jumped on the band-wagon, the FT has created a website featuring fresh and new innovations towards sustainability in food production, consumption and agriculture with videos, interviews and articles.
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Documentary Reviews – David Attenborough

Documentary Reviews – David Attenborough

An overview on two documentaries by Sir David Attenborough: “Extinction: The Facts” and “Attenborough: A Life on our Planet”. Reflective pieces on Earth and appealing for us to act now to help in securing its (and our) future.
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Why Fake Meat Won’t Save the Planet

Why Fake Meat Won’t Save the Planet

One conundrum we face is that our world economy is based on endless consumption; we are literally eating up the environment. Protein provides a good example, but producing fake meat is not the answer, argues Bill Tara.
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5 Tips for a Pandemic

5 Tips for a Pandemic

Five Tips for deep consideration this Autumn, the time of a world-wide pandemic. We are being shown by the rest of nature that we humans must cultivate real courage to truly and profoundly change our way of life.
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Macro Stories – Lockdown Takeaways

Macro Stories – Lockdown Takeaways

Ritchie Tennant recently completed an 8-week stint supplying organic takeaways round his local village area. To make this task more of a challenge, he attempted to find ingredients that were 100% organic and sustainable, or from known sources and UK origin.
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