What’s wrong with eating meat?

Every week it seems there’s more information about something else we can’t eat. As quickly as the media put another ‘super food’ on a pedestal they brand another food as bad for us or even a cause of illness. Meat has been mentioned a number of times and has now sparked a renewed interest in […]

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How to make Carrot Cake Porridge Oats

On the whole the one meal that suffers when we are short on time is breakfast. If we have time for it at all it tends to be petty boring and repetitive. In fact many of us eat the same breakfast day after day. Imagine if all your meals were the same. Here’s a recipe […]

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Why is gut bacteria vital for health?

Did you know there is a very important eco-system working hard in your intestines to keep you healthy? The health of your gut bacteria plays an important role in determining your own health and there’s a lot you can do to ensure it stays happy. What is gut bacteria? Gut microbiota or Gut Flora or is […]

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How toxic is your own body?

We are bombarded by toxic substances every day. They’re in the air, our food, our water and all around us in the environment. We even have some toxins already in our body. Reducing our exposure to toxicity has a dramatic benefit to our health. Toxins have been linked to many illnesses including cancers and auto immune […]

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Is artificial sweetener safe?

Any ‘low sugar’, ‘diet’ or ‘low calorie’ food or drink will usually contain an artificial sweetener. Even non-diet soft drinks such as lemonade and squashes may contain artificial sweeteners. They are cheaper than sugar which means the soft drinks manufacturers make higher profits. But there’s one sweetener that’s turning out to be pretty dangerous. What […]

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How can stress affect your health?

Stress is a big factor in many lives. More than ever we find ourselves faced with stressful situations. But how you handle that stress can have a huge impact on your weight and your overall health. If you’re trying to change your health or lose weight and you’re finding something’s getting in  your way. Then […]

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Why your diet won’t work

Most modern diets and weight loss techniques have a very limited success rate. You may have already discovered that different people can get different results from the same methods. In fact it’s no surprise really as we are all different in many ways. We have different genetics, different lifestyles and enjoy eating different things. Although […]

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Are artificial sweeteners safe?

It’s now well documented that excess sugar in the diet is harmful to health.  Tooth decay, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease and Obesity. All health problems linked to sugar consumption. Many foods on the supermarket shelves (even savoury foods) are laden with sugar. When buying processed foods it’s almost impossible to avoid a daily sugar overload.  The […]

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How to make coconut flapjacks

Flapjacks are now a popular choice for a quick snack and are a great lunch box addition. However many of the bars you can buy in the supermarkets are filled with sugar and are less healthy than they first appear. But they are dead easy to make yourself … and much healthier. Why not have […]

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