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Essential steps to boost your natural defence

April 5, 2020 Editor 0

Through these unprecedented times it’s especially important that we take care of our bodies to help build our natural defences. Staying strong and boosting our immunity may help us to reduce emotional and physical stress

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Demystifying detox

February 4, 2020 Editor 0

New year – new me is often kicked off with a detox. This is usually a confusion of fad diets and foods leading to unsatisfactory results.Detox has become increasingly popular and businesses have jumped at

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Eating seasonally and local!

November 5, 2019 Editor 0

At The Health Boost we are passionate about eating food that is seasonal and, if possible, grown locally. It’s not just better for the environment – less food miles and therefore less pollution. It’s also

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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