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A Gut Feeling

It’s hard to miss the adverts on television or in magazines for probiotic yoghurts that are full of good bacteria to keep our digestive systems healthy.  But have you ever wondered what this actually means?  We often think of bacteria as something that causes illness, but our bodies are full of it, good and bad.  […]

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Sweet Enough

Do you regularly experience irritability and shaking before meal times?  You have this sudden ‘need’ for food and as you open the fridge door it appears that nothing inside will satisfy your cravings.  Instead of being inspired by a nutritious dish that will take some time to create, you head straight to the cupboard for […]

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Active with Arthritis

Do you run, jog or regularly take part in sport? Do you spend hours in front of a computer? Do you have an injury? Are you overweight? If the answer is yes to at least one of the above and you notice pain, stiffness or swelling in any of your joints, don’t ignore it as […]

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It’s Toxic!

In today’s society we are exposed to more chemicals and pollutants than ever before, whether in the air that we breathe or the foods that we eat, it’s hard to escape. Next time you are out shopping, have a good look at the labels on some of the ready prepared and processed foods, spot how […]

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Hard to Digest

The more I learn about the digestive system the more I realise how incredibly complex it is. Through increased learnings I cannot stress how important a healthy digestive system is to your overall wellbeing. It’s a vast area to cover, so let’s start by taking a closer look at just one, the all-important stomach. Common […]

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New Year New You

The start of a new year can bring a mix of emotions; a time to reflect on the one that has passed and look forward to what’s in store for the twelve months ahead. There is usually one resolution that appears near the top of the list which involves eating and living a little more […]

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Keep Calm at Christmas

The countdown to Christmas may be the most exciting time of year for the little people amongst us but it can throw the grown-ups into blind panic. The shopping days are rapidly reducing, work deadlines are looming, the turkey needs ordering and who knows when the Christmas tree will make its annual appearance. The endless […]

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Boost your Immune System

The leaves are turning, the nights are drawing in, the clocks have gone back and autumn has most definitely arrived. With the golden colours this season brings, comes the long, cold and dark days making us more susceptible to coughs, colds and flu. It’s the time of year when we really need to take extra […]

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Handling Hormones

So what exactly are hormones and how do they affect us? They get blamed for all sorts of things such as emotional issues, skin breakouts and food cravings, but we also have a lot to thank them for. There are different types with varying functions to regulate the body, control moods and help us cope […]

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New Season Success

It’s a new season, a new school year and after a lovely long summer getting back into routine can be a challenge. Now is the time to set some goals and gear yourself and your family up for a positive start. Take this as an opportunity to focus your mind at work or in your […]

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