THE ADVENTURE OF LIFE

BY SRI CHINMOY

A modern-day spiritual manual, that guides us towards understanding the roots of our inner anxiety and confusion and the present unrest in the word, and o ers the practice of meditation and mindful living as tools to centre and harmonise our lives. The book also introduces a modern spiritual lifestyle with focus on health, diet, sport, family life and the workplace.

Highly recommended. (The Golden Shore) £13.99

MOJU GINGER BOOSTER SHOTS

These new cold pressed drinks are simply delicious. Made from cold-pressed raw ginger root, apple and lemon and is never heat pasteurised; this ery ginger drink can be drunk in a variety of ways. It can be drunk neat, or added to sparkling water to create a deliciously refreshing beverage or added to hot water to create a winter warmer.

£1.95 each. mojudrinks.com

THE TEA HOUSE COLLECTION

BY DRAGONFLY TEA

British company Dragon y Tea has launched a gorgeous new collection of 10 delicious artisan whole leaf teas, sourced from the nest gardens around the world. Each tea uses the highest quality, most authentic examples of its kind, including much-loved classics like English Breakfast and Earl Grey, to interesting and subtle herbal blends in- cluding Lemongrass & Ginger and Garden Mint & Verbena.

From £4.75 dragonflytea.com

NOTES ON YOGA

BY DIANE LONG & SOPHY HOARE

This is a wonderful book on the legendary teacher Vanda Scaravelli, written by Long, a former student of hers for over 20 years, and Hoare, who started working with Vanda after she wrote her groundbreaking book ‘Awakening the Spine’. The book is beautifully illustrated and challenges many fundamental elements of yoga, examining misconceptions and elucidating Vanda’s instructions. The authors shed light on the important qualities inherent in Vanda’s work, in an attempt to return us to the essence of yoga.

(Pinter & Martin) £14.99

MU TEA

BY CLEARSPRING

Formulated by George Ohsawa, the Japanese health philosopher who founded the Macrobiotic diet and philosophy, this avoursome tea is both soothing and invigorating to help you nd ideal balance. It has been expertly blended using 12 organic plant ingredients, including liquorice root, ginseng, clove and cinnamon that were chosen not only for their bene cial qualities but also their taste.

£4.39 available from Planet Organic and Whole Foods.

OOMI NOODLES

Not only do these lovely noodles contain 75% less carbohydrates than other noodles, they also contain nearly 13g of high quality protein per serving to help keep hunger at bay and allow the body to recover faster from sports and exercise. The noodles are also gluten free and can be thrown in a wok, heated in a microwave or simply eaten cold from the pack in vibrant salads.

£2.99 available from Ocado and Tesco.

PROWATER

These tasty new drinks are great before, during and after exercise as they provide 20g of high quality protein with only 90 kcal per 500ml bottle. ProWater uses a unique blend of the highest quality whey and collagen proteins, but contains no sugar, carbs, fat or ca eine. They are available in three delicious avours: ‘Blueberry’, ‘Red Berries’ and ‘Citrus Mint’.

£2.49 available from Superdrug.

BEE ENERGISED

This all in one synergistic formula com- bines nutrient rich ingredients with a proven history of bene ts to supporting energy and focus. Ingredients include bee pollen, organic matcha tea, organic spirulina, Siberian ginseng and organic green tea leaf along with vitamins B6 and B12 which help reduce feelings of tiredness and fatigue and help maintain a steady stream of stamina, concentration levels and mental alertness.

£11.99 available from Holland & Barrett and Whole Foods

 

YUMCHA ICED TEA

YumCha’s range of iced teas are made using only natural ingredients and contain only half the amount of sugar compared to other varieties currently available. The new range includes ‘Sour Plum’ made with dried Wu Mei plums, liquorice root and sweet os- manthus owers, and ‘Moroccan Mint’, made using the famous Gunpowder green tea and spearmint.

£3.95 available from Amazon, farm shops and delis.

SUPERROOT

Superroot is an amazing collection of 11 plant-based products including ‘Bee Pollen’, ‘Baobab Powder’, ‘Wheatgrass’ and ‘Inca Berries’ that are 100% natural and sourced from across the globe. Using organic and raw ingredients wherever possible, each variety contains no GMs and palm oil, and is also vegan and gluten free. Pure goodness in a pouch!

Prices from £4.99 superroot.co.uk

THE GOOD SKIN SOLUTION

BY SHANN NIX JONES

The author explains how she accidentally discovered a solution for eczema, and demonstrates that conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, rosacea and acne are not actually skin conditions, but autoimmune disorders that sit inside the gut. So in order to heal your skin, you must first heal your gut. She provides tips to help heal your gut, boost energy and mood, and get clearer, glowing skin. This is an essential book for those su ering with skin conditions.

(Hay House) £19.99

SUGA VIDA

Palmyra jaggery is a crystallised, unre ned nectar al- ternative to sugar, and just one teaspoon of SugaVida contains 36% of the RDA of vitamin B12, 210% of the RDA of vitamin B6 and an incredible 500% of vitamin B1. This nutritious ‘super-sugar’ is highly versatile, and can be added to tea, coffee, smoothies and protein shakes, as well as used for baking and cooking. Sugar Vida is also organic, ethically and sustainably sourced.

£6.49 available from Wholefoods and Planet Organic.