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Building the perfect smoothie

July 5, 2019 Editor 0

If you go into a supermarket the array of smoothies you can now buy is overwhelming. We find more and more people are reaching for a smoothie as a healthy choice. However, many of the

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Can we lower cholesterol though diet?

May 2, 2019 Editor 0

As I write this month’s article the headlines in the news report that the cholesterol-lowering drug “statin” works on less than half the amount of people prescribed them. Statins are prescribed to help lower blood

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Reasons to avoid processed food

March 4, 2019 Editor 0

When we talk about processed food being bad for our health we mean the heavily processed food – with lots of ingredients that work together to enhance the flavour, texture and stability of the product.

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Creating a healthy kitchen!

February 11, 2019 Editor 0

Sometimes we have great intentions to be healthy – but life gets in the way and we struggle to eat healthily and instead rely on a quick convenience meal or takeaways. The way to avoid

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Keeping healthy this Christmas

December 18, 2018 Editor 0

Christmas time is often a time of excess and it’s been shown that many people manage to put on over five pounds in weight during the festivities. So how do you remain healthy and not

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Breaking habits

November 1, 2018 Editor 0

I often find that it’s the habits we have formed along the way that derail us in our health journey. Whether it’s a snack mid afternoon as a pick me up – that’s eaten out

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Eat the rainbow

September 4, 2018 Editor 0

September marks the end of the summer holidays, back to school and, for some, the return of the regular colds, coughs and sniffles that come with returning to school. It always amazes me just how

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The real nutritional super heroes

August 8, 2018 Editor 0

As the health industry continues to boom, there are more and more products claiming to make you healthier and it’s easy to be seduced into thinking that taking a daily ‘superfood’ will help to make