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A gut feeling. How can you improve your gut health?

Why should we care about our gut health?

As Hippocrates’ said, “all disease begins in the gut”. Despite this, ten years ago most people would never have thought that the gut had so much influence over our day to day wellbeing. Given the explosion in research surrounding this fascinating system, it’s no wonder that interest in getting a healthy gut has grown. A complex subject, you may find yourself wondering how can you improve your gut health.

Published: October 22, 2020
Author: Sophie Robinson
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Win £25 off your next Real Foods order

Share a photo of your home baking with your friends, include the hashtag #bakingwithrealfoods and tag us for a chance to win £25 off your next Real Foods order.

Published: July 10, 2020
Author: Pip Phillips
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The best foods to boost your immunity and wellbeing

Eat your way to good health! The team at Real Foods share their recommendations for the best foods to boost your immunity and well-being for the time ahead.

Published: June 22, 2020
Author: Jen Marsden
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Our quick introduction to fermenting

If you’ve always wondered about fermented foods and the potential of making your own, we are here to let you know that not only do fermented foods provide many health benefits, but with a little experimentation you can make them easily at home too!

Published: January 22, 2020
Author: Ruth Mildred
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New Products at Real Foods!

Check out this blog post for new products we’ve got in that you may not know about!

Published: January 22, 2020
Author: Real Foods
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Gut Bacteria and Gut Dysbiosis

The bacteria in our gut can have a profound affect on our general health and sense of well being. Have a read on our brief post about gut bacteria and gut dysbiosis.

Published: September 5, 2019
Author: Ruth Mildred
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Coco Fina competition (also an in-store tasting)

To extend the celebrations of our in-store CocoFina Edinburgh tasting today (19/8) from 2pm-6pm at both of our Edinburgh stores, we are giving away this fab Cocofina bundle (entry closes 12pm 25/08/19). More info on the prizes and entries below.

Published: August 19, 2019
Author: Real Foods
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Real Foods Edinburgh Festival Competition!

Are your family/ friends visiting Edinburgh for this year’s Festival? Let them know where to go for all their Vegan, Vegetarian, Organic, Fairtrade, Free-from, Ethical, Eco-friendly and Plastic-free products. As a thank you, you could #WIN £40 to spend online at: http://www.realfoods.co.uk .More info on entering below:

Published: August 2, 2019
Author: Real Foods
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Enjoying The Edinburgh Festival

Love it or loathe it the Edinburgh Festival will soon be upon us along with the many thousands of visitors from all around the globe. Real Foods has been in Edinburgh for 45 of the 62 years the festival has been running and we want to share with you our ideas on enjoying the festival season.

Published: July 25, 2019
Author: Ruth Mildred
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Plant-Based Living

For decades the Real Foods family has been advocating the benefits of plant-based living. Now there is more and more evidence that we would all be better for making our meals plant-based. Not only would we and our families be healthier, but we would be doing the planet a favour as well, helping to preserve our wonderful world for future generations.

Published: June 14, 2019
Author: Ruth Mildred
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