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Time for a reset!

September 2, 2019 Editor 0

I always find September is a great time of year to take a look at our health and make any changes. When I was a child I loved the back to school feeling with new

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Are you eating enough fibre?

August 3, 2019 Editor 0

A high fibre diet has been shown to help with heart disease, colon and gastrointestinal problems, obesity and diabetes. In the UK very few people actually hit the recommended fibre target of 25-35g per day.

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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