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Terra Preta – Agriculture’s Saviour

Terra Preta – Agriculture’s Saviour

Terra preta or black earth found in the Amazonian basin has been mystifying scientists for the last hundred years. Originally thought to have occurred naturally from volcanic deposits this has been dismissed in favour of an anthropogenic source. Patches of this immensely rich soil up to two metres deep and up to several hundred hectares … Continue reading

Get More From Your Water

Get More From Your Water

OK, so we’re advised to drink 8 cups or glasses of water a day, and I’m sure that size does matter! Apparently two when waking jump starts your internal organs and one before bedtime helps to detoxify whilst sleeping, added to one 30 minutes before every meal to assist in digestion, but what if you … Continue reading

Good News for the Gluten Intolerant

Good News for the Gluten Intolerant

As the agriculture industry falls over itself in the mass production of industrialised crops, an alternative is being posited by going back to our roots and investigating what we used to eat. In a simpler age of less diabetes, allergies and obesity what was different about our diets? One of the main differences points to … Continue reading

Top 10 Toxic Fruit and Veg

Top 10 Toxic Fruit and Veg

An apple a day should keep the doctor away, along with a healthy portion of four or five other fruit and vegetables but, recently published in Treehugger.com was a list of the worst offending fruit and vegetables for toxicity levels measured by amounts of pesticides found in the skin. Researched by the Environmental Working Group, … Continue reading