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Antioxidants – what’s the hype?

Everyone’s talking about antioxidants! They are one of the main reasons we should eat lots of vegetables and fruit, and the basis for the particular health benefits of blueberries and other dark-coloured berries. But what exactly are ... Read more

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Brilliant blackberries

Why we should love them … and how to make the most of them What could be better than a food that’s delicious, good for you … and free? Blackberries are virtually the only commonly eaten fruit that is readily and easily found growing in ... Read more

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Healthy snacks for healthy lifestyles

Feeling peckish? If you find yourself reaching for a snack between meals, you’re not necessarily doing a bad thing. A healthy snack can help to keep your blood sugar levels stable, which in turn helps to maintain energy levels, concentration ... Read more

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Why do ‘man boobs’ happen?

Gynaecomastia is enlargement of male breast tissue that may be referred to as ‘man boobs’. It is quite common and can occur at any time between adolescence and old age, although more frequently in teenage boys and older men. Gynaecomastia ... Read more

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Low-calorie cocktails suggestions

It’s the summer and a great time to meet up with friends, lounge in the sun and share some ice cold, beautifully decorated cocktails. With names like Berry Nice, Cherry daiquiri and Apple Mojito your mouth starts to water just reading the ... Read more

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Is bok choy the new kale?

Kale has made a name for itself as a super healthy vegetable. It is a good source of many vitamins and minerals, fibre and lots of beneficial plant compounds such as flavonoids. But there is another contender for the title of healthiest green: ... Read more

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Vegetarian Sources of Protein

Protein provides the ‘building blocks’ of ALL living cells, as a component of bones, skin, muscles, cartilage and blood. Hair and nails are mostly made of protein. The human body uses protein to build and repair tissues, as well as to make ... Read more

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Pregnancy health tips for during pregnancy and supplement advice

If you’re pregnant, you’ll know that understanding what you should and shouldn’t include in your diet can be confusing. Our expert nutritionists have put together a guide for you for health and supplement advice during ... Read more

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Top ten tips for keeping cool in the heat

If you’re struggling with the arrival of the recent hot weather, here are our top 10 tips for keeping cool in the heat… 1. Drink plenty of water Sweating is the body’s main mechanism for cooling itself down – when the water ... Read more

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Reducing stress and anxiety

Do you want some expert advice on how to reduce stress and anxiety? If so, read on… The adrenal glands are small glands that sit on top of each kidney, and are responsible for responding to stress by producing cortisol. Cortisol tells the ... Read more