Brain food

Tuesday 22nd September 2020

Listen to the hype about certain "superfoods" and you'll hear claims that they can support everything from cognitive function and psychological function, to enhanced memory and focus. But what are these foods and do…

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Exercise

Wednesday 29th July 2020
Exercise

Why is exercise important? Regular exercise is important for everybody, not just those who are looking to lose weight. Our bodies operate best when they are engaged in regular activity. Conversely, health issues tend to…

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Clean eating

Wednesday 1st July 2020

In this modern age of processed foods, farming on a massive scale and the widespread use of artificial chemicals to enhance everything from taste and appearance to shelf life,…

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Fibre

Friday 19th June 2020

What is dietary fibre? Dietary fibre, "bulk" or "roughage" (a complex carbohydrate) is the part of plant-derived foods that can't be completely broken down by digestive enzymes in…

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Healthy blood sugar

Tuesday 9th June 2020

What is your blood sugar level? A person's blood sugar level (also known as serum glucose level or plasma glucose level) is the…

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Benefit of organic food

Monday 18th May 2020

Discover the benefits of organic foods When it comes to shaping your daily diet, organic foods have a great deal to offer you.…

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Plant based protein

Thursday 7th May 2020

Who would opt for plant-based protein? The most obvious groups who might opt for plant, as opposed to animal, protein sources are vegetarians, vegans, raw foodists…

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What is candida

Thursday 30th April 2020

Candida (also sometimes referred to as a thrush, yeast or fungal infection) is a single cell, plant-like fungi. It starts life as a yeast, which…

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Celiac disease

Tuesday 14th April 2020

Coeliac disease (pronounced see-liac and spelled celiac in other countries) is an autoimmune disease, not an intolerance as is often assumed. This means that the body's immune system attacks its own tissues, through the production of antibodies. In…

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Detox

Monday 6th April 2020

Broadly speaking, the aim of any detox programme is to eliminate toxins from the body that have accumulated over time, resulting in a healthier and more energised you. There are countless ways to bring about the detoxification of the…

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