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5 ways to remove sugar from your diet
It is only in recent years that it has become apparent just how detrimental sugar can be to human health. A great deal of research has shown that removing sources of sugar from the diet not only helps with weight loss, but can also reduce the risk for common health problems like Type 2 diabetes, [...]
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How to Replace Eggs
Egg white is an important ingredient for the fluffy effect in many recipes but particularly in baking. It is also a very common allergen, especially common in young children with eczema and hay fever. If you are cooking for a person who cannot eat egg, either because they are vegan or allergic, you may have [...]
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Why Organic is better for your Gut
With over 100 billion microorganisms for every gram of intestinal content, more serotonin (happiness hormone) receptors than your brain and 100 million neurons in your gut, it’s no wonder your moods and health are hugely influenced by what you eat: scientists are increasingly discovering proof that the quality of food (including where and how it’s [...]
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Beginner’s Guide to Gluten
Viva Magazine Editor Lizzie Lowler interviews Elle Fox of CNM I was recently advised by a nutritionist to eliminate gluten from my diet and I feel a whole lot better for doing so. But what is gluten and why is it such a problem for an increasing number of people? Elle Fox, from the College [...]
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Does Organic food offer benefits?

CNM Natural Chef promotes natural and organic food as part of our holistic approach to health. But what is the difference between organic and non-organic food? Understandably, consumers are wary of spending more for a seemingly identical product. This ‘Organic September’ we’ve been looking at what you get and don’t get with organic food, how […]

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High demand for specialised Chefs

A recent report by the bureau of labour statistics projects that employment of Chef’s and Head Cooks is projected to grow 10 percent from 2016 to 2016. That is faster than the average for all occupations combined.  In addition to this, a recent article in Big Hospitality stats that many employers do not believe the […]

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High Demand for Vegan Chefs

A recent article in HR Director, lists “Vegan Chef” alongside “Brexit Planner” as one of the top 5 emerging job roles in the UK – with all live vacancies situated in London and the South East. This is great news for CNM Natural Chefs and Vegan Chefs who are trained to create beautiful recipes that […]

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Wild Foods

“Wild food” is a term used to describe the foods that grow freely around. Some of these wild foods are very familiar. Look around at the right time of year and you will easily spot an abundant, naturally growing supply of berries, nettles, dandelions and elderflowers. Plants that grow wildly, tend to contain the phytochemicals […]

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Top 4 Meat Substitutes

It’s easy, when first substituting meat, to become over-reliant on soy. CNM Natural Chefs are taught to avoid soy as not only is it a common allergen, its effects on health are poorly understood. CNM Natural Chefs are trained in using a range of plant-based meat substitutes, which have their own health benefits, when catering […]

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