Health

Long-distance 101: ten healthy tips for running newbies

6 February 2017

New to long-distance running? We all want to keep ourselves healthy, but if you're new to running it can be hard to know where to start…..

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Can using a Mooncup REALLY change your life?

Posted by Liz Willoughby-Martin on 9 January 2017

If you’re interested in organics or sustainability, you probably have at least one friend who is a Mooncup Zealot. “My Mooncup is amazing,” Mooncup Zealot says, as you meet up for your weekly turmeric latte after aerial yoga class. “It has literally changed my life.”..

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Top Tips for Hay Fever Relief

7 September 2016

Spring is here! Sunshine, daffodils, lambs, and a welcome respite from the cold… what’s not to love?  Well, for those who suffer from seasonal hay fever, the start of spring can be a bittersweet experience...

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Healthy Lunch Options at our Commonsense Lunch Bar

30 May 2016

We are so proud to be offering healthy lunch options at all six of our stores to meet the needs of busy customers on the go. At any of our six Commonsense Organics stores you can find a lunch bar that has vegan and gluten free options that are all.....

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Winter Health Guide - Boost Immunity, Beat the Cold!

17 May 2016

Give yourself a fighting chance against infection this winter by following this immunity boosting guide! It's amazing how much you can fortify your body against infection by making a few simple changes to your diet and lifestyle. ..

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A Guide to Dairy Free Alternatives

14 August 2015

Whether you are dairy free for health, lactose intolerance, veganism or to follow a new eating plan, it has been hard to find safe options in the supermarket aisles.  Dairy is one of those things (like gluten) that can turn up in the most unexpected products...

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Staying Well in Winter: How to Boost Your Immunity

19 July 2015

During cold months it's important to think about boosting immunity to prevent infections and stay energised and healthy.  There are many immune supportive measures now available, but improving your diet and lifestyle is the most important starting point...

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Vitamin C Supplements

14 October 2014

Vitamin C is essential to human health.  There are only a few species on the planet which do not make their own vitamin C and humans are among them.  Therefore, it is vital that we get it from our diet. ..

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Slippery Elm's Many Benefits

14 October 2014

Slippery elm (Ulmus rubra) is a species of elm tree native to eastern North America.  The dried inner bark is used medicinally...

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Salicylate Intolerance

14 October 2014

Both natural and synthetic salicylates can cause health problems.  In high doses salicylates are harmful to everyone and overdose can be potentially life threatening.  Most people tolerate them well however, a small percentage of the population find that even small doses may cause significant health problems.Salicylate sensitivity, or salicylate intolerance,.....

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