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News, updates and interesting reads from Homefield Grange

Organic Diet Cuts Pesticide Levels in Just 6 Days

19th March 2019

Research just published in the journal Environmental Research reports on a study which tested the urine of four racially and geographically diverse American families after eating their usual diet of conventional food for 6 days, and then after a controlled diet of all organic food for a further 6 days.

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Struggle Sleeping?

14th March 2019

Those of us that think we sleep well tend to take sleep for granted – it’s just something we do at the end of every day. But for some people, a good night’s sleep is an elusive fantasy – something which is desired and longed for but rarely achieved. Yet a lack of sleep or poor-quality sleep can have a significant negative impact on all aspects of our health and wellbeing. Recent research is showing just how important sleep is. For example, poor sleep is associated with poor cognitive function, a higher risk of obesity, diabetes and heart disease, and decreased performance at work.

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The Complete Weight Loss Solution Speciality Spa Day

13th March 2019

Sick and Tired of Being Fat? Then you’re not alone… An estimated 47% of men and 75% of women will diet at some time during their lives in order to lose weight. Right now, as you are reading, 13% of men and 25% of women are currently dieting.

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Cancer Days at Homefield

4th February 2019

The World Health Organisation’s International Agency for Research states that every two minutes, someone in the UK is diagnosed with cancer.  These are alarming statistics and one that spa owner and director of Homefield Grange Wellness Spa, Suzanne Peck wants to tackle head-on. Having lost both her mum and dad to cancer, then being diagnosed herself in 2016 – cancer has played a powerful role in Suzanne’s passion to help and support cancer patients – even though the norm in the wellness industry continues to turn away those whose lives are affected by the illness.

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04 Feb 19 – World Cancer Day

4th February 2019

With 17 million new cases of cancer worldwide being recorded in 2018, there can be few of us who haven’t been touched in some way by cancer.  More than 360,000 new cases were recorded in the UK with breast, prostate, lung, and bowel being the most common cancers and accounting for 53% of cases. 

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Gut Wisdom – Listening from Within

31st January 2019

Your gut is one of the wisest parts of your body.  Just like the brain, which gets smarter through ‘life experience’ - your gut also accumulates a lot of information over time regarding which foods suit you best.

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New Years Resolutions Gone Bad

17th January 2019

Many of us love the idea of having a fresh start in January, especially when it’s about taking care of ourselves.  Unfortunately, most of us at this time of the month, end up feeling frustrated and disappointed.  It’s a fact that by the middle of January, 84% have broken every promise made about how much healthier, better, fitter, slimmer, we were going to become in 2019!

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Homefield’s Grown Up

19th December 2018

It was a warm September morning in 2005 that I first saw Homefield Grange. Nestled on the edge of a country village, a stone built farmhouse and outbuildings stood hugging its cobbled courtyard. Horses lazily grazed on surrounding green pastures.

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20 TIPS TO HELP YOU SURVIVE CHRISTMAS!!!

4th December 2018

It can be difficult to eat healthily at this time of year – there are way too many temptations!  Rather than risk offending your hosts or depriving yourself or your guests, try the following swaps and choices that may mitigate at least some of the damage.

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SUGAR AWARENESS WEEK – 12 NOV

13th November 2018

There’s been a lot in the press over the last year or so about the dangers of sugar.  In nutritional circles, this is old news, but we have been heartened to see, not only the media but parliament finally catching up on this insidious threat to the nation's health.

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Based in beautiful Northamptonshire countryside, just a short taxi ride from Kettering station and less than an hour from London. We’re easily accessible by train or road.

We are a ten minute taxi ride from Kettering Station. East Midlands Trains operate a direct 55 minute journey time from St Pancras station twice every hour.