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As the days are growing shorter and sunshine seems a thing of the past, it is important to be aware of our level of vitamin D. Whilst this is known as “the sunshine” vitamin, because we are able to synthesise it through our skin, we are also able to ...
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There was a time (not so long ago) when we were advised not to eat eggs because they would raise our cholesterol and contribute to heart disease. Thankfully the cholesterol myth has been de-bunked and it is now widely recognised that eggs are a super...
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“Eating your feelings” is a term used to describe emotional eating, which is unfortunately all too common and affects both women and men, although it tends to be more prevalent amongst women. Emotional eating is a way of self-medicating when you are ...
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Due to a change in my diet last October I decided to get my gut microbiome sequenced in April of this year to see what was going on. I thought I would share these results with you, and discuss my current thoughts about the microbiome and how my opini...
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Last weekend I was out with my family and saw some youngsters rolling down the hill sideways, and then scrambling back up the hill to do it again. I remember doing this myself when I was little and my boys doing the same. Other children were generall...
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Being in it for the long haul means looking long term at what health and fitness really means to you and how you can sustain it FOR LIFE! There is no such thing as a quick fix. Health issues have usually taken years to manifest – and they will take t...
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So there we are ticking along nicely and getting into the groove – and suddenly we are faced with a situation that could potentially de-rail us…a holiday! Of course holidays are fab – and shouldn’t be regarded as something that is negative and set to...
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Taking a break from social media can be surprisingly difficult to do. And it may seem a counter-intuitive thing to do, coming from someone who runs a business on social media platforms! But I thought this was an important topic as social media can ha...
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Sometimes we are just so busy that we forget to stop and appreciate where we are right now, and just be IN the moment. I know I am very guilty of this sometimes. So how can we make sure we take the time to step back and be more in touch with ourselve...
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It seems that fibre is always in the news – we never seem to be eating enough of it – but is it really a necessary part of our diet? Dr Denis Birkitt seemed to think so. He was a missionary surgeon in Africa in the 1940s and studied modern hunter-gat...
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