It’s tea time

Posted on: 3rd November, 2014 in Health

Sometimes, after I have been under the weather, I find I change a ‘bad’ habit or two pretty easily. I might take it as an opportunity to give up tea or coffee or sugar, for example. Mostly when I have...

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Healthy breakfasts

Posted on: 6th October, 2014 in Health

This month I have been experiencing the challenge of having to get a five-year-old out to school for the first time, which is a bit of a change for us all! Breakfast has taken on a whole new importance and...

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Warding off back to school germs

Posted on: 8th September, 2014 in Health

It really is that time again! By now the uniforms are dusted off, the lunch boxes lids have been located and the first few days are over (I know I probably should have written this article last month but I...

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Butter me up

Posted on: 8th August, 2014 in Health

I hope you are having a fantastic summer! We are having a very exciting time in Organico, lots of changes and lots of new additions to our menu in the Cafe. One that is becoming a fast favourite is Butter...

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Natural remedy file for summer ailments

Posted on: 7th July, 2014 in Health

What a stunning start to our summer! It’s hard to believe that we are in the same country we were in only a week ago. But while we all welcome the beautiful weather it can also bring some hazards, so...

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The magic of fermentation

Posted on: 4th June, 2014 in Health

‘Fermented Foods: The Ultimate Superfood’ — “This book is my song of praise and devotion to fermentation. For me, fermentation is a health regimen, a gourmet art, a multicultural adventure, a form of activism, and a spiritual path, all rolled...

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Iodine plays an important part

Posted on: 6th May, 2014 in Health

Are you Iodine Deficient? I have been curious about the talk of widespread Iodine Deficiency in Ireland and the UK for a while now, but it took a recent radio interview with Professor Mike Gibney, professor of Food and Health...

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Becoming fluoride free

Posted on: 7th April, 2014 in Health

Earlier this Spring, Organico Cafe in Bantry became the first cafe in Bantry to install a reverse-osmosis filter which removes all chemicals, heavy metals and bacteria from our water — including, of course, chlorine and the now infamous Fluoride. We...

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