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Your 7 Day Detox Box Is now available to order!

…And just in time for Christmas! Raw & Juicy has created the perfect ‘Detox Box’ for you to create your own home juice cleanse at just a fraction of the price. This 14 piece box contains everything you need, including Alkaline and Combination recipe options, shopping list and of course Raw & Juicy will still provide our usual 24 hr support and advice for before, during an...

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Juicing v Blending…

Juicing vs. Blending A few weeks ago, Curry’s and Phillips invited Stephanie, the founder of Raw & Juicy to talk at their Tech Talk to some AWESOME health and fitness bloggers about the differences between juicing and blending. It is one of the most commonly asked questions around: is juicing or blending better for me? Here is what we at Raw & Juicy have to say about it. JUICING is t...

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9 health benefits of cinnamon that are supported by scientific research.

9 Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Cinnamon It has been prized for its medicinal properties for thousands of years. Modern science has now confirmed what people have instinctively known for ages. Here are 10 health benefits of cinnamon that are supported by scientific research. 1. Cinnamon is High in a Substance With Powerful Medicinal Properties Cinnamon is a spice that is made from the inner b...

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Herbs To Make You Happy…

Bliss Boosters Need a pick-me-up? Reach for one of these natural mood lifters. STINGING NETTLE (Urtica dioica) Stinging nettle made its rep as an anti-allergy herb. But it’s also a terrific energizer for women, says Susun Weed, master herbalist and author of the Wise Woman Herbal book series (Ash Tree Publishing). “If you touch the wild stinging nettle plant, you will feel a shock—and that...

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What is Mindfulness and how to practice it…

A moment for Mindfulness… What is Mindfulness and how to practice it… Mindfulness is an ancient Buddhist practice which is very relevant for life today. Mindfulness is a very simple concept. Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgementally. This increases awareness, clarity and acceptance of our present-moment reality....

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Juicing to make you feel ‘Fruity’

Low libido, i.e., a weakened sex drive can affect men and women of all ages. There could be several factors that could cause a person to feel like they are “not in the mood” on a regular basis. Some of the most common causes of low libido in men and women include excessive stress, anxiety, a fast paced life and fatigue. Very often factors like obesity, alcoholism, drug abuse and too much caff...

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Juicing For Healthier, Clearer Skin…

Freshly made raw juices can have a remarkable effect on your skin’s tone and texture over time. This is not a quick fix. But if you want to have perfect skin, the only long-term way to do it is from the inside out and it all starts with your liver. Why Your Skin Reflects the Health of Your Liver Your liver is one of the most essential organs in your body. It performs more than 300 critical ...

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11 signs it s time to clean up your body

Are you not feeling 100% and wondering why you don’t feel very well a lot of the time? You might put these little niggles down to getting older; however, it might be that your body is holding on to too many toxins. A toxin is anything that is poisonous to the body. If you detoxify your body, these niggles could very well disappear. There are many signs of having a toxic body, here are some of t...

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Raw chocolate cake

Birthday’s can be very indulgent affairs so why not make the cake a nutritional explosion instead of a waist stretching disaster! This is a fantastic recipe and only takes 30 minutes to make (although it will need to be refrigerated for 2 hours before consumption) RAW Chocolate Birthday Cake   -3 cups raw walnuts, almonds, sunflower seeds, etc., soaked and dried (or 4 cups raw nuts/seeds) -1/3-...

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Live blood analysis

An alkaline diet is as important as having clean air to breathe. We all know the benefits of eating the right foods, but sometimes we get so caught up in our everyday lives that our good intentions fall to the wayside and then we wonder why we feel so tired and unhealthy.  Live blood analysis is a great way to have a look at what is happening inside our bodies on a cellular level and really give...

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Nature’s face lift and tummy tuck

Elastin is a protein found in the skin and tissue of the body. It helps to keep skin flexible but tight, providing a bounce-back reaction if skin is pulled. Enough elastin in the skin means that the skin will return to its normal shape after a pull. It also helps keep skin smooth as it stretches to accommodate normal activities like flexing a muscle or opening and closing the mouth to talk or eat...

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The benefits of beetroot

Not only is beetroot great for boosting stamina and making muscles work harder, it also contains potassium, magnesium and iron as well as vitamins A, B6 and C, and folic acid. Beets also contain carbohydrates, protein, powerful antioxidants and soluble fibre. What’s more, just three baby beetroot equal one of your recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. Reduces blood pressure a...

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Top food sources for vitamin D

Although we can find many foods in the supermarket that have been fortified with a synthetic form of Vitamin D, there are only a select number of foods containing vitamin D in them naturally. Normally, our body takes in Vitamin D in the form of sun-synthesis through the skin. But in our modern times, where many of us spend countless hours inside our actual exposure to the sun is limited. This fac...

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Alkaline / acid food chart

VEGETABLES Asparagus Broccoli Chilli Capsicum / Pepper Courgette/Zucchini Dandelion Snowpeas Green Beans String Beans Runner Beans Spinach Kale Collards Chives Endive Chard Cabbage Sweet Potato Coriander Basil Brussell Sprouts Cauliflower Carrot Beetroot Garlic Eggplant/Aubergine VEGETABLES Onion Parsley Celery Cucumber Watercross Lettuce Peas Broad Beans New Potato Pumpkin Radish FRUIT Avocad...

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Learn about your body’s pH levels

What is pH? Every solution is either acidic or alkaline, including our body fluids. The body is designed to maintain a constant pH 7.4 in the blood. It does this by depositing and withdrawing acid and alkaline minerals from the bones, soft tissues, body fluids (blood, saliva, and urine). Your pH levels are usually more acidic in the morning, fluctuating during the day. Why is pH important? Accord...

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Raw and Juicy recommended restauants

London is renown for being host to some of the FINEST restaurants in the WORLD! Vegan & vegetarian establishments offering MOUTHWATERING delights are popping up all over town! Raw and Juicy have included some of our favorite restaurants that will ignite your taste buds and nourish your cells! 1: SAF A Raw, Vegan restaurant offering a superb menu consisting of foods such as Lebanese Shawarm...

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Dangers of cookware, safe alternatives.

Non-stick cookware promised an easy clean-up and freedom from fat, but eventually a dark cloud floated over the land of Teflon and it’s safety has come into serious question. As anyone with a bird in the house can attest, non-stick cookware can be lethal to flying friends–even DuPont, Teflon’s maker, has a brochure about not using non-stick cookware near birds. And although DuPont promises ...

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Alkaline lemons & five lemon recipe

Raw lemon juice is well known for it’s antioxidants and anti-cancer properties and has been used for centuries in order to cure many ailments. Being rich in Vitamin C, it is also essential for maintaining a fully functional immune system, aiding digestion, fighting cancer, helping wounds to heal faster and can even help to prevent heart failure. In the 18th Century, The Royal Navy used lemons to...

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The benefits of cinnamon

Once upon a time, cinnamon was more valuable than gold. And while these days I’m betting most of us would rather get our hands on 24 karats over 24 ounces – a bar over a stick – this bark-come-spice has just as much bite as it does bark. The potential health benefits attributable to cinnamon could be stated as nothing short of astonishing. It’s possible we’re just br...

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