1. August 11, 2022

    Chia Up Your Day

    As well as being a great source of fibre, chia seeds have three times more iron than spinach and twice as much potassium as bananas. They may be tiny but these are truly mighty. The word 'chia' itself means 'strength,' derived from the Mayan language.

    Here are five ways to get more chia into your diet.

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  2. July 22, 2022

    Gut Health Equals Good Health

    The essential equation for wellbeing says The Gut Health Doctor, Megan Rossi. Good health is intrinsically linked to the state of our gut and the 40 trillion bacteria that live there, according to The Gut Health Doctor, Dr Megan Rossi.

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  3. March 3, 2022

    Vegan Turmeric Squares

    These golden turmeric squares are zesty and super easy to make! They are simply perfect to have on hand for when that afternoon slump hits and can be easily stored in the fridge for upto 3 days - but we doubt these delicious fruity bars will last that long.

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  4. December 15, 2021

    Your Inbuilt Immune Support

    Winter is the time to bolster your immune system against the bugs and infections that abound at this time of year. From spices to nuts and chocolate we can make changes to our diet that can give us a ring of confidence during those short days and long nights. Here are the foods that can help our internal protection system:

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  5. December 15, 2021

    Why Going Meat-Free Is Vital For Us All

    Our health, wealth and the planet will benefit from change Feeding the world sustainably remains one of the biggest global challenges that humankind currently faces. For, according to the United Nations, agriculture accounts for almost a quarter of the world’s damaging greenhouse gas emissions. Livestock farming is considered one of the major contributing factors to the extreme weather conditions that large parts of the world are experiencing.

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  6. October 20, 2021

    Eating This Many Nuts Every Day Could Add 26 Healthy Minutes Your Daily Life, Says New Study

    Scientists have mapped the toll your food can take on your life expectancy. And they have found that eating a handful of nuts each day could help you gain 26 minutes of healthy life. In contrast a hotdog could cost you 36 minutes

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  7. July 22, 2021

    The Bone Boosters

    Balancing diet and exercise are vital to ensure strong, healthy bones into later life, especially for women who can suffer bone loss due to the menopause. The Royal Osteoporosis Society has estimated that three million people in the UK are affected by the condition meaning that someone living with osteoporosis is more likely to fracture a bone after a fall or bump. According to public health experts, the basis for healthy bones starts with a balanced diet rich in calcium and vitamin D.

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  8. July 22, 2021

    Taking The Sting Out Of Bug Bites.. Naturally

    It has happened to us all. We are enjoying the summer weather in short sleeves and shorts, and, before we know it, we have been targeted and bitten by a bug. Insect bites in Britain are mostly harmless, but they do sting and nip. While we may not notice a bite at first, the lumps under our skin a few hours later are a tell-tale sign we have provided a take-away for a flying assailant. Creams and ointments can help, but did you know that there are natural items around at home that could help soothe the itching?

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  9. July 22, 2021

    Store Cupboard Beauty

    Did you know that there are ways of creating bespoke treatments from your store cupboard which could save you not only a trip to the beauty counter but money too? Aromatherapists Amy Galper and Christina Daigneault’s book, Plant-Powered Beauty, aims to provide the inspiration to do just that and show you how to create your own beauty products.

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  10. April 13, 2021

    Ginger-Turmeric Honey Tea

    The immune boosting properties of turmeric have been enjoyed for thousands of years in Indian and Chinese medicine. Brewing some turmeric tea is considered the most effective way of taking this healing spice. Turmeric can help boost immune systems, reduce inflammatory conditions such as arthritis and has many more documented health benefits.

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  11. March 17, 2021

    Is Your Diet Fit For Purpose

    Good nutrition can help your body perform better and recover faster after you exercise. By getting the right nutrients even before you lace up your trainers or put on your swimwear, you can put in place the building blocks for success and get ready to help your muscles repair after your workout. But did you know that you can make your diet work harder for you before AND after your workout routine?

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