NutriCentre Blog

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


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


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


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


Anyone for tennis?

Are you getting caught up with Wimbledon fever?  Then consider taking up tennis as a great way to improve your fitness levels, manage your weight and help with your overall health!  Regular exercise has been shown in research to be good ... Read more

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Summer super fruits

Thanks to our supermarkets and modern production methods, we have access an incredibly wide range of fruits throughout the year. But fruit that is grown locally and in accordance with its natural season, picked when ripe and eaten soon after is ... Read more

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How to sleep in the heat

Sleep can be hard enough to get at the best of times but in the height of the summer with temperature souring and hot humid nights to contend with, even the healthiest of sleepers can find themselves struggling with insomnia. Sleep plays a ... Read more

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Easy ways to incorporate exercise into your daily routine

The key to bringing exercise into your daily life (especially if you’re not doing any at the moment) is to start small and build it up over time. In this way you will little by little incorporate into your lifestyle, and over time it will ... Read more


Healthy takeaway options

Takeaway meals are not usually the healthiest choice, especially if we indulge in them regularly. Classic takeaway options such as pizza or Chinese are often high in fat and salt, and low in essential fibre, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. ... Read more