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Category: Health & Wellness

World Well-Being Week – 24th June

18th June 2019

The Oxford English Dictionary’s definition of well-being is “ a state of being comfortable, happy and healthy”.   Sounds easy doesn’t it, but how many of us really feel that sense...

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The Key to Effective Weight Loss

4th April 2019

People often ask ‘What is the secret to losing weight?’ when they see a friend drop a few dress sizes, or they have a target date that they want to lose weight in time for. We see so many ads for ‘miracle weight loss pills’, or diets that have helped celebrities to lose weight and plenty of people are happy to part with their hard earned cash in the hope that they too can shed the pounds.

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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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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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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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7th Nov – STRESS AWARENESS WEEK

5th November 2018

This week is International Stress Awareness week, with 7th November being National Stress Awareness Day. These days there can be few people who are unable to identify any major sources of stress in our lives.  Work pressure, family demands, upkeep of homes, financial concerns, uncertainty about the future are standard fare these days.

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