The World’s Healthiest Foods – includes recipes and information on health benefits and nutrient content of many foods
Elana’s Pantry – easy healthy grain-free paleo recipes
SELFNutritionData – know what you eat – detailed food composition information with a search by nutrient or food type.
The Healthy House – products to reduce exposure to mould and other toxins and allergens in your home.
Environmental Working Group – minimising toxic exposure by referring to great guides for food, cleaning products, water purification and cosmetics. Though the actual products are US brands, there is much useful information here for the UK consumer.
Skin Deep – The Environmental Working Group cosmetics database.
Think Dirty ® – Scan the product bar code of your cosmetics and personal care products and this app will give you an update on the toxicity of the ingredients and safer alternatives.
Dirty Dozen & Clean Fifteen – The fruit and vegetables you must buy organic and those which tend to have less toxins. This chart is based on US produce but is likely to be relevant to UK produce too.
DAMS – Dental Amalgam – Mercury Solutions – Learn how dental amalgams affect your health.
British Society For Mercury Free Dentistry – Find a mercury free dentist in the UK.
f.lux – an app to automatically reduce melatonin-inhibiting blue light from your screen in the evening
Vitamin D testing, City Hospital, Birmingham – Convenient and affordable blood spot testing by post
23andMe – genetic testing – You can order genetic testing for yourself but you will need expert assistance to make sense of the results
Learn Genetics – Genetic Science Learning Center – a good introduction to genetics
The New Genetics – more education on genetics
www.brainhq.com – reduce dementia risk with brain training
Headspace – Start learning to meditate in just 10 minutes a day with the free Take 10 programme
Calm – for iPhone and Android.
Meaning Of Life Experiment – Access videos and meditations as well as the app
Guided mindfulness meditation
Jon Kabat-Zinn – audio downloads from the founder of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR)
Somatic Experiencing® – trauma resolution therapy
The Somatic Experiencing® Association UK – Find a Somatic Experiencing® practitioner in the UK.
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