What happened when we visited Coventry’s top Google-rated coffee shop

‘Do not conform to the pattern of this world. But be transformed by the renewing of your mind’.

It’s a passage from the New Testament that is poignantly painted on the wall of this little coffee shop.

For a brief stroll away from the independent Bean and Leaf Coffee House in Coventry city centre is a Starbucks, the largest coffee chain in the world.

I’ve been to the Broadgate venue dozens of times through the years, not knowing about a hidden gem located just a few hundred feet away in Hertford Street.

But, in this battle of David and Goliath,

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Opinion: Whatever happened to simple, slow food in the climate debate? | 2021-04-16

“Don’t eat anything your great grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food.”  So said Michael Pollan in a widely quoted and rarely followed bit of advice. “Eat local” says, well, almost everybody.  Food should be simple, unprocessed, and eaten close to where it was produced.  Everybody from the National Institute of Health to the nation’s editorial pages have waged a full scale assault on processed food for a generation.  Listen to academia on the subject:

“You’re introducing ingredients that shouldn’t be there in the first place, that don’t naturally exist in food and instead are brought in purely by human preparation,” says

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I Tried the Whole30 for Psoriatic Arthritis and This Is What Happened

Learning about the relationship between diet and inflammation helped me make long-term changes and have fewer flare-ups.

After suffering from early-onset arthritis and thick, scaly, itchy patches of skin on my hands for years, some recent unexplained changes in my fingernails led me to request a referral to a rheumatologist.

X-rays and bloodwork confirmed my suspicions — I have psoriatic arthritis (PsA).

While my 20-year search for an answer was over, the fight to reduce the inflammation causing my pain was just beginning.

I knew from experience that sugar was a trigger for my joint pain, and for years I’d

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