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The Sugar In Your Morning Breakfast Cereals

The Sugar In Your Morning Breakfast Cereals

As a mum of two young children, I am concerned about how much sugar my kids eat. They certainly love anything sweet so I try to strike the right balance – everything in moderation. Like salt, sugar is hard to keep up with. It is added to everything from bread, soft drinks, cereals to canned soup. […]

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The New Eatwell Guide - More Plants!

The New Eatwell Guide – More Plants!

The new dietary advice from Public Health England (PHE) has just been released. The “Eatwell Guide” replaces the “Eatwell Plate” and includes updated dietary recommendations amongst 5 food groups for a healthy and balanced diet.   THE OLD VERSION THE NEW VERSION The first obvious change is the purple section which now includes only oils & […]

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How Much Salt Is Hiding In Your Food?

How Much Salt Is Hiding In Your Food?

You might not think you are eating too much salt but the chances are that you do. The Cook Club course on healthy eating that I am currently taking has been a real eye opener on how it does sneak into a lot of everyday food. High salt intake is linked to the rise of […]

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Keeping Tabs On Sugar With 'Sugar Smart' App

Keeping Tabs On Sugar With ‘Sugar Smart’ App

I was shocked when I saw the new guidelines on sugar last Summer. We had just stopped for a snack at a motorway service station. I glanced at the headlines then checked the “healthy juice” my 8-year old was gulping down. “No more sugar until tomorrow” I said,  “you are already over your limit for today!”. It was 9am and […]

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Get Fit and Appy - 5 Fitness Apps

Get Fit and Appy – 5 Fitness Apps

The world of fitness has become more intense than ever with thousands of fitness apps flooding the marketplace. There’s literally no excuse not to join the get fit club in 2015. If you are a beginner and have no idea where to start, and if the option of a personal trainer is not viable, then […]

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WHO Links Processed Meat and Red Meat To Cancer

WHO Links Processed Meat and Red Meat To Cancer

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer agency of the World Health Organization, announced yesterday that eating red meat and processed meat does increase your chances of getting cancer. The research had been hinting that way for many years so the news does not really come as a surprise. The only difference now […]

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How To Feel Happier And Healthier At Home This Winter

How To Feel Happier And Healthier At Home This Winter

Summer might have left you feeling relaxed and refreshed but with a long Winter ahead it’s important to think how you can feel happier and healthier during the cold months. Bad weather, cold temperatures and grey skies can make anyone feel a little down, but here are some tips to keep your spirits up. Have […]

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6 Tips To A Healthier, Happier You

6 Tips To A Healthier, Happier You

If you are happy (and healthy) and you know it, clap your hands! If not you might want to follow these simple tips to a happier and healthier you: 1. Watch What You Eat  Your diet will not only have a huge impact on your health, but on the way you feel overall. This isn’t […]

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13 Superfoods To Power Up Your Smoothies

13 Superfoods To Power Up Your Smoothies

Smoothies are a quick and easy way to get some of your five a day. Nutritious, you can have them for breakfast, post workout or as a snack. They are popular with children tasting even better if you get them to mix their favourite fruits and vegetables! It works much cheaper to make you own smoothie at home […]

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5 Easy Ways To Save Money When Healthy Eating

5 Easy Ways To Save Money When Healthy Eating

More people are beginning to change their eating habits and are trying to eat healthier foods. An article in the Mirror online explains that a study published by the Cambridge University in October 2014, estimates that eating healthily can cost three times more than eating junk food. There are many ways to overcome this cost […]

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