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Happiness Is A Pomegranate Mojito

    Ancient Egyptians  regarded the pomegranate as a symbol of prosperity and ambition. In  India 's ancient  Ayurveda  system of medicine, the pomegranate has been used as a source of traditional remedies for thousands of years.  Today,  it is regarded as a super food and certainly  research has shown that pomegranate juice may be effective in reducing  heart disease  risk .   I love pomegranates, so here is a lovely recipe for a pomegranate mojito. It includes fresh pomegranate juice, rum, pomegranate liqueur, fresh lime juice and mint. And Milawna explains how to muddle mint which was new to me! The ingredients are combined into a refreshing and antioxidant-rich cocktail   Presenter and expert: Milawna Renay Hammer.  Milawna is a professional bartender at Tap Tap in Miami Beach, Fla.  Contact:   Filmmaker: Paul Muller Wendy Mason is a career coach working mainly with managers and professionals who want to make that jump to senior level

Food and a New Philosophy

A    I ’ve always had a problem with food!   Most of my family have had connections with the land in the past.   Unfortunately my physique, and my taste in food, seems very much more suited to hard physical labour in all weathers in the great outdoors, rather than the sedentary existence I lead now. Even when I am racing around Central London going to meetings, I don’t seem t o use up the energy my appetite seems to want me to consume.  My rather gentle approach to exercise doesn’t help.  It really should be a lot more than walking to the station a few times a week. So I’ve made a decision. I am going to develop a philosophy of eating that treats it almost as  meditation .    In future I shall take much more time to relish what I eat.   I shall work towards having as varied as diet as possible.   And each thing I eat will be the object of my contemplation.   I shall think in detail about what it is and where it comes from.   I shall honour those who have grown or raised it a