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Coronavirus, are you prepared?

Coronavirus, are you prepared?

Macrobiotic Counsellor and Acupuncturist Michael Rossoff shares his extensive knowledge with respect to how best to prevent or reduce the symptoms of coronavirus. Macrobiotic Consultant and MBA Professional Member Bill Tara, has also addressed how to prepare for the coronavirus outbreak on his own website blog, along with a video.

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Book Review – Cooking with Angela

Book Review – Cooking with Angela

A joyous, nourishing, truly easy-to-follow recipe book for anybody to use – teenager, student, family, grandparent — and for all cultures. The layout has clear titles, large printed instructions and friendly notes about nutrition. Simply the best plant-based recipes!

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Houseplants: Cleansing companions

Houseplants: Cleansing companions

Green plants are beautiful! Tending them carefully – watering, removing dead leaves and flowers, washing the leaves and maybe even talking to them – becomes a happy ritual, a bit like looking after loved pets (but not so demanding)!

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5 Tips for early Spring

5 Tips for early Spring

Spring heralds a change from winter when we nurtured our kidneys, to the time of the wood element and nurturing our liver and gall bladder. Keep to warm drinks, organic tea, warm smoothies, cream of pumpkin soup, greens and nettle soups, lentil and onion soup.

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Oliver’s Guide to Cooking Seaweeds

Oliver’s Guide to Cooking Seaweeds

Seaweeds are so nutrient-rich that they must be called a superfood. Especially useful for people eating a vegan or plant-based diet as they provide a concentrated source of iron, calcium, iodine and other minerals.

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8 Ways to Make your 2020 Resolutions Stick

8 Ways to Make your 2020 Resolutions Stick

New Year resolves often begin to waiver at this time. For your radiance to emerge and grow, I invite you to taste the foods of health on a daily basis. Regard each day afresh. Here are 8 ways to help your 2020 healthy eating resolutions stick.

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Macrobiotics and the Environment

Macrobiotics and the Environment

Humans are part of nature and nature flows through humans. Our health choices need to put the well-being of nature first. Author Simon Brown explores how we can reduce climate change, extinction, pollution and waste through our food choices, preparation and cooking.

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Book Review – The Uninhabitable Earth

Book Review – The Uninhabitable Earth

Anna Mackenzie reviewed David Wallace-Wells’s book “The Uninhabitable Earth”. The facts on each page horrify. However much we thought we knew, most current education, corporations and media who teach, supply and surround us, have chosen not to challenge the economic system that encourages the ravages of the Earth and its inhabitants.

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5 Tips for this January & February

5 Tips for this January & February

Now is the time for nurturing our precious kidneys and bladder, keeping warm, walking briskly daily in the refreshing air. Enjoy one-pot stews with beans and grains to strengthen our system.

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How to Eat Right & Save the Planet

How to Eat Right & Save the Planet

Improving the health of the planet can begin with our next meal. Former Community Health Foundation Director Bill Tara cuts through the hype and nutritional confusion, giving practical impetus to young and old alike to adopt a plant-based lifestyle.

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MBA Spotlight: Chris Dawson of Clearspring

MBA Spotlight: Chris Dawson of Clearspring

We are fortunate to find the finest quality macrobiotic ingredients on our wholefood shop or supermarket shelves. Hand–crafted traditional miso, shoyu and tofu, toasted nori sheets, fabulous quality oils and noodles, pasta and pickles are just some of the products in the large Clearspring range. The availability of these products is due to the dedication of Christopher Dawson, who founded the company 25 years ago.

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Report Review – The State of Nature 2019

Report Review – The State of Nature 2019

Anna Mackenzie reviewed Will McCallum’s new book “How to give up Plastic: Simple Steps to Living Consciously on our Blue Planet”. This is a small, fairly brief and infinitely readable note-book with up-to-date information on every aspect and type of plastic that exists.

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Book Review – How to give up Plastic

Book Review – How to give up Plastic

Anna Mackenzie reviewed Will McCallum’s new book “How to give up Plastic: Simple Steps to Living Consciously on our Blue Planet”. This is a small, fairly brief and infinitely readable note-book with up-to-date information on every aspect and type of plastic that exists.

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The Ecological Imperative of a Macrobiotic Vegan Diet

The Ecological Imperative of a Macrobiotic Vegan Diet

The world as we know it is disintegrating before our eyes. I am not speaking about societies, they come and go. I am referring to the actual natural world, what we usually refer to as the environment – nature. Each one of us needs to act, right now.

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5 Tips for Wintery Months

5 Tips for Wintery Months

As winter approaches, trees will go deep inside to prepare for Spring. Likewise, we can slow right down, let go of ideas and projects that brought much to us this year, freeing us to plan to make changes and contribute to creating a healthy world.

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