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Its All About The Eyes
Nutritional Focus
Jon Inder

It’s all in the eyes
Nutritional Focus

Age related changes to eyesight are a common problem in those over the age of 60, but there are plenty of things we can do to remedy problems with dry eye, prevent or slow macular degeneration and prevent cataracts. We take a look at various nutrients that may help us to look after these important windows to the soul.

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News
Jon Inder

Greenlife has become a Living Wage employer
News

Our accreditation by the Living Wage Foundation is good news for our staff. So what does it mean? The Living Wage guarantees that everyone working at Greenlife receive a minimum hourly wage that is significantly higher than the government minimum for over 23s.

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Hylsten Bakery at Greenlife
Supplier Focus
Jon Inder

Hylsten Sourdough Bakery
Supplier Focus

The story of Hylsten Bakery in Buckfastleigh is one that is full of passion, drive and determination. It is also a story of resilience in the face of some profound bad luck, and a heartening tale of a community coming together to save a much loved artisan business.

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High Cholesterol - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly truth…
Nutritional Focus
Jon Inder

High Cholesterol – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly truth…
Nutritional Focus

Cholesterol is a lipid, or fat that is produced by the liver and is also found in some foods. We all need cholesterol to stay healthy, but high levels of cholesterol circulating in your blood can sometimes cause hardening of the arteries, which can in turn increase your risk of heart and circulatory diseases. So when is it a problem and what can you do about it?

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Happy Butter Ghee at Greenlife
Supplier Focus
Jon Inder

Happy Butter Organic Ghee
Supplier Focus

The first jars of Happy Butter Organic Ghee hit our shelves back in 2016, and since that time this small Buckfastleigh based supplier has scooped up dozens of awards for their awesome artisan organic ghee. So what is their happy secret?

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Are you a bit of a SAD case
Nutritional Focus
Jon Inder

Are you a bit of a SAD case?
Nutritional Focus

When the dark days of autumn and winter hit, do you find it hard to get up in the morning, feel sleepy during the day and crave carbohydrates? If so, you may be a bit of a SAD case. Read more about Seasonal Affective Disorder and what you can do about it here…

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Back to school immunity
Nutritional Focus
Jon Inder

Back to school immunity
Nutritional Focus

Most parents know that one critical time when kids tend to get ill is at the beginning of a new school term. You can help your child to fight off many of the bugs they encounter, and reduce their duration of illness by giving them a number of immune boosting supplements.

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