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Host-Microbiota and the Immune system, a microbial perspective

By Laurence Fourdrignier DO, ND    Host microbiota interactions are essential for the development of the immune system. Unfortunately, major changes in lifestyles, environments and food quality have led to imbalances and impairment of this process, manifesting itself...

Lectins, the story in more detail

Lectins have 2 roles, an immune role and a food storage role.They are specific carbohydrate binding proteins known for their ability to agglutinate erythrocytes (red blood cells) in vitro. When ingested, they are inflammatory, can cause diarrhoea and interference with...

Wild garlic and walnut pesto

It is the wild garlic season! The best time to pick it is before the flowers come out. Wild garlic is unmissable thanks to its very distinctive garlic smell that fills the air and its leaves covering the ground like a carpet. 200g Wild Garlic 100g of Walnuts 200ml...

Wild Garlic season!

Fermented wild garlic: Wild garlic loves damp shady woodland areas near rivers. Pick the garlic before the flowers are out to get a maximum of flavour in the leaves. A very large bowl of wild Garlic 2% of the garlic weight in Himalayan Salt A sterilized 500ml Kilner...
Wild Garlic season!

Wild Garlic season!

Fermented wild garlic: Wild garlic loves damp shady woodland areas near rivers. Pick the garlic before the flowers are...

Welbeck School of Artisan Food

The Fermentation Larder

17 June 2023 - One Day Course at The School of Artisan Food  Join Laurence to delve more deeply into the benefits...

The book is ready!

The book is ready!

After nearly 30 years of thinking, learning and practicing Laurence has compiled her knowledge of Osteopathy and...

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