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With all the extra handwashing these days, treat your paws to a little TLC with this DIY Coffee Scrub. Three ingredients make this a breeze to throw together and, in addition, the essential oils are anti-viral and anti-microbial.   [video width="720" height="720" mp4="http://www.inutrition.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/I-Nutrition-Coffee-Scrub-1.mp4"][/video] DIY Coffee Scrub for Dry Hands With all the handwashing, it's time to treat yourself with a little zing. This coffee scrub is so simple using 3 ingredients for great results. 1 tbsp Coffee grounds2 tbsp Olive oil1 drop Tea tree essential oil1 drop Pine essential oil Mix all ingredients together with...

Who can resist indulging in the festivities at this time of year? Office parties, family get togethers and Christmas drinks with friends. It’s almost what this season is famous for - overdoing it and making sure you have good reason to make those resolutions come new years.  While you may feel it your duty to luxuriate in all the goodies the season has to offer, how do you stay healthy when submerged in a tide of tins of brightly coloured sweeties and toffee nut lattes?   Here’s what to do:   Stay Mindful Keeping an...

This could be the one thing missing from your healthy diet, it’s bone broth.   The benefits of broth or stock extend far beyond the comforting soup or stew given to the ill all around the world. It is not only inexpensive to make but has many advantages to health. For instance, chicken soup, has been reported to help with boosting the immune system and decreasing the length of a cold (1). Not only that, broths contain lots of nutrients including collagen. This is the main component of connective tissue on our body...

Eggs have been given a bad wrap in the past. It was claimed that eating them raised our cholesterol and contributed to heart disease. But the science is in and the myth is over! (1) Eggs are back on the menu and you couldn’t get a more nutritious food than this! Eggs have 13 essential nutrients including B vitamins, vitamin A, E and D. As well as antioxidants beneficial for eye health. The humble egg is also a terrific source of choline, a nutrient necessary for making an important neurotransmitter in the...

Elderberry Syrup At this time of the year, full, luxuriant elderberries droop on the branch of the elder tree almost begging to be picked. The rich dark colours indicate that these small berries are highly pigmented and therefore must have lots of goodness in them. In Irish folklore, the elder tree was considered sacred and prized for its culinary and medicinal uses. August to October is the perfect time for picking elderberries and using them to prepare a delicious concoction to ward off colds and flu coming into the autumn and winter...

I struggle with the state of the world sometimes. The constant noise, the endless to do list, all the things we feel we should be doing: exercising more, eating less, further along in life etc. The chatter on the inside of our heads can often be quite loud. Not to mention the chatter of the outside, what society expects from us, what our families, friends, colleagues and bosses expect from us. We’re in an age where chronic stress is the norm and the level of busyness seems to be a...