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I'm Coming To The UK Next Week! (2 Days Only!)

I’m Coming To The UK Next Week! (2 Days Only!) Hi my beautiful British friends! I’m coming to the UK next week and I’m super excited!! It’s been a long time since I’ve been back to the Queen’s country. It’s only a quick trip with 2 FREE events over 2 days in London and Liverpool. […]

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Your Gut And Immune System Connection (Recipe & Giveaway)

Your Gut And Immune System Connection (Recipe & Giveaway) Lee Holmes (Supercharged Food) To fully understand your health, one of the essential places to get to know and understand is your gut and what is happening inside it. The phrase gut feeling is thrown about when we talk about our intuition and emotions but this […]

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5 Ways To Unclog The Pipes Naturally…

5 Ways To Unclog The Pipes Naturally… Derek Henry (Natural News) The world is backed up, and so much so that a bowel movement every few days is deemed normal. This is undoubtedly due to a lack of hydration, probiotics, enzymes, fiber, EFAs, and key vitamins and minerals that allow properly formed bowel movements to […]

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10 Signs You Have An Unhealthy Gut & How To Heal It!

10 Signs You Have An Unhealthy Gut & How To Heal It! Dr. Amy Myers (Mind Body Green) In functional medicine, we believe that every system in the body is connected. Your digestive and hormonal systems, for example, aren’t independent of one another. At the center of it all is a properly functioning digestive system. […]

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Discover How This Girl Overcame Her Eating Disorder (Inspirational!)

Discover How This Girl Overcame Her Eating Disorder (Inspirational!) The Food Matters Team & Lin (@TumblinBumblinCrumblinCookie) Lin is just fifteen and is already able to offer a valuable lesson to us all. She has an ardent passion for fresh, natural food… especially chocolate (cacao). She links her passions with literature, writing and photography, to produce […]

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Americans are So Malnourished They Need to Drink Their Protein!

This is a guest post by Carol Harvey, Director of food/nutrition labeling and product development at Palate Works. News flash! Americans are so lacking in protein that they need to get 25% of their Daily Value from a bottle of iced tea. Or so you might think based on the growth in protein-supercharged food and beverage […]

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3 Common Ways Nutrients Are Being Destroyed In Your Food…

3 Common Ways Nutrients Are Being Destroyed In Your Food… Derek Henry (Natural News) One of the greatest concerns with the food supply today is the toxicity and lack of nutrients. This begins with the seed, then the soil it is planted in, followed by the treatment it receives during its growth phase. But if […]

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Guess What's Coming To Vending Machines In The UK!

Guess What’s Coming To Vending Machines In The UK! Jonathan Benson (Natural News) Responding to calls from the public for wider access to raw milk, the UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) has taken a surprising and immediate course of action in the public interest. According to reports, the FSA will soon vote on approving the […]

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A Supercharged Journey To Cure Autoimmune Disease

A Supercharged Journey To Cure Autoimmune Disease The Food Matters Team & Lee Holmes (Supercharged Food) When it comes to being in a dark place in life, facing the demons of an autoimmune disease, Lee Holmes knows this all too well… You wouldn’t know that from looking at her today. She is the picture of […]

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Can Green Smoothies Transform Your Life?

Can Green Smoothies Transform Your Life? James Colquhoun (Filmmaker, Food Matters and Hungry For Change)  Ever wondered what the green smoothie movement is all about? Leafy fresh greens are incredible, they’re healthy, they’re edible! They are packed full of vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants. And when blended into smoothies, they become easy to consume, making it […]

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7 Tricks To Eat Healthy All Week

7 Tricks To Eat Healthy All Week  Alexandra Jamieson (Mind Body Green) Thinking about eating better, but not sure how you’ll manage the extra cooking, food prep, and new food rules in your kitchen? Don’t let the details stop you before you get started! I went to culinary school and worked in a world-renowned restaurant […]

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Alcoholic Beverages and Nutrition Labels

Do you know how many calories are in that glass of 2008 Pinot Noir you’ve paired with your appetizer? Or how many carbs are in a Bud-Light? Most people are clueless when it comes to calories in alcoholic beverages, simply because there is no nutrition labeling on them. Alcohol is regulated by the Alcohol and Tobacco […]

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How To Travel & Stay Healthy – It’s Easier Than You Think!

How To Travel & Stay Healthy – It’s Easier Than You Think! By James Colquhoun (Filmmaker, Food Matters & Hungry For Change) Staying healthy while traveling might seem like hard work, but not with my stash of secret tips! In the first of a two-part feature, here’s how to feel great on your vacation with […]

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What Do Robin Williams, Frank Ferrante & My Dad Have In Common?

What Do Robin Williams, Frank Ferrante & My Dad Have In Common? James Colquhoun (Filmmaker, Food Matters and Hungry For Change) The tragic news of Robin Williams has rocked the world to its foundation. From someone who publicly gave so much joy, it is deeply saddening that Robin felt in such a state of hopelessness […]

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8 Reasons To Eat Blueberries and Why You Should Freeze Them!

8 Reasons To Eat Blueberries and Why You Should Freeze Them! Julie Wilson (Natural News) Just when you thought that the health benefits of blueberries couldn’t be any more plentiful, new research has found that freezing the superfood actually increases the berry’s nutritional content. Graduate student Marin Plumb, a food science major at South Dakota State […]

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Our Secret Tips For A Healthy Vacation!

Our Secret Tips For A Healthy Vacation! James Colquhoun (Filmmaker, Food Matters and Hungry For Change) Welcome to part two of my tips on how to stay healthy while traveling. In part one, I talked about how to look after your body while in the air. Here, I reveal how to practice wellness while on […]

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Congratulations To Our Giveaway Winners!

Congratulations To Our Giveaway Winners! Our Food Matters Facebook page has grown from a small community that loved our film to 1 million health & wellness lovers!  So, a million times over, THANK YOU!! Without each and every one of you, we wouldn’t be able to create this supportive space. You’re one in a million […]

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Have You Seen The NEW Food Matters Website?

Have You Seen The NEW Food Matters Website? We’ve been busy behind the scenes, making some changes to our Food Matters Website! Looking fresh and bring you even more exciting articles, recipes, videos & more!  The usual favorites are there, among new inspiration to keep you going on your health journey.  We’ll be bringing you […]

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Should I Drink Bai5 Beverages?

Bai5 is a beverage brand founded in 2009. It recently received an equity investment from the Dr. Pepper-Snapple Group. In just 5 short years, the brand has reached an impressive annual revenue of over $50 million. Bai is a sweetened water beverage with only 5 calories. It claims that it is naturally sweetened, and the […]

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Be The First In The World To Watch The Real 'Hunger Games'

Be The First In The World To Watch The Real ‘Hunger Games’ James Colquhoun (Filmmaker, Food Matters and Hungry For Change) When thinking about hunger worldwide, what do you envisage? A child in Ethiopia? An aging man in Somalia? Or a family in poverty-stricken India? So asks the eye-opening new documentary, ‘Hunger In America’, a […]

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The 6 Greatest Cholesterol Myths Debunked

The 6 Greatest Cholesterol Myths Debunked James Colquhoun (Filmmaker Food Matters & Hungry For Change) Could it be that pretty much everything your doctor and the media has had you believe about high cholesterol and its connection to heart disease, is false? YES! As I recently tucked into an avocado salad, it got me thinking […]

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Red Light, Green Light: Should Food Labels Be Like Traffic Lights?

Red Light, Green Light: Should Food Labels Be Like Traffic Lights? Patrick Mustain (Scientific American) It’s a tired refrain: “It’s all about consumer choice, we can’t limit choice, the consumer is king.”  Every time some pesky public health advocate wants to try to reform the food environment, the industry starts to shriek about limiting choices […]

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The 7 Health Benefits Of Oil Pulling

The 7 Health Benefits Of Oil Pulling James Colquhoun (Filmmaker, Food Matters and Hungry For Change)  Each week, one amazing health ritual I try never to forget, is oil pulling. Simple, easy and clean, oil pulling is one of nature’s most efficient ways to detox the body. WHAT IS OIL PULLING? An ancient Ayurvedic ritual dating […]

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Hydration Is Key To Happy, Healthy Cells

Hydration Is Key To Happy, Healthy Cells PREVIOUSNEXT Dr. Libby Weaver  Water is the basis of all life and that includes your body. So if your body is in a dehydrated state, this will even complicate the uptake of nutrients. Learn the science behind hydration and how easy it is to create hydrated, and healthy […]

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8 Things to Know About the Humble Pea

Peas, of the legume family, are not a sexy food. They are, however, tasty and packed with nutrients. Here’s what you need to know: 1. A serving of peas is one cup and it has less than 150 calories. 2. Peas are a great plant based protein source – with 9 grams per serving. This is […]

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10 delicious Ways With Juice Pulp

10 delicious Ways With Juice Pulp PREVIOUSNEXT James Colquhoun, Filmmaker (Food Matters and Hungry For Change) Juicing is an incredible way to get more nutrients into your day, in an easily digestible, delicious form. But when you’re juicing regularly like us, you end up with a lot of pulp leftover! Discover 10 of our favorite […]

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Craving Mexican Food? 6 Smart Picks That Satisfy

By Katherine Brooking, MS, RD Unlimited chips, cheesy nachos, guacamole, margaritas, oh my! A typical outing at a Mexican restaurant can add up to more than a day’s worth of calories and saturated fat. But there are ways to make sure your next Mexican food fiesta doesn’t derail your diet. When ordering, keep these five tips in mind: […]

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Could You Go Vegan, Overnight?

Could You Go Vegan, Overnight? PREVIOUSNEXT James Colquhoun, Filmmaker (Food Matters and Hungry For Change) Ever toyed with the idea of going vegan, but weren’t sure how you’d cope? Then this guerilla-style documentary provides the real world insight you’re looking for. Featuring 3 meat-lovers who undertake a vegan diet for six weeks, Vegucated showcases what […]

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4 Of The Best Oils For Your Skin

4 Of The Best Oils For Your Skin PREVIOUSNEXT James Colquhoun, Filmmaker (Food Matters and Hungry For Change) We’re big fans of using oil as part of our skin care routines. Find out our favorites and why you should try them too! It sounds counterintuitive to be putting oils on your face, when for years […]

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A Sip Of Soda: How Soft Drinks Impact Your Health

A Sip Of Soda: How Soft Drinks Impact Your Health PREVIOUSNEXT So you might not drink soda often, but even just one sip of soda can start having a direct effect on your bodies functions straight away. This infographic will show you how! So you might not drink soda often, but even just one sip […]

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