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Eat your heart out – nutrition for a healthy ticker
1 week ago

Eat your heart out – nutrition for a healthy ticker

Northern Ireland has one of the highest rates of heart disease in the world, with heart attacks and strokes remaining our biggest killer.

There are several risk factors thought to …
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A quick guide on eating for the good of our planet
3 weeks ago

A quick guide on eating for the good of our planet

You can’t have missed the recent paper published by The Lancet that looks at the impact of the food we eat on the health of our planet. With the snappy …
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Eat more fibre, for the good of your health!
1 month ago

Eat more fibre, for the good of your health!

We know it keeps us regular and helps to prevent constipation, but apart from the effects on bowel health, did you know that getting sufficient fibre in our diet is …
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A healthy body isn’t made of New Year resolutions
2 months ago

A healthy body isn’t made of New Year resolutions

Now that most of us are back at work and 2018 is becoming a distant memory, you might be starting to reflect on how you can make 2019 the year that …
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Food doesn’t have to travel half way around the world to be a ‘superfood’
3 months ago

Food doesn’t have to travel half way around the world to be a ‘superfood’

Goji berries, raw cacao and acai berries have been lauded as superfoods but I prefer to look a little closer to home, to foods that don’t have to travel hundreds …
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Eat with the seasons, for your health and to enjoy autumn’s flavour palette
3 months ago

Eat with the seasons, for your health and to enjoy autumn’s flavour palette

The darker days creep up on us slowly but there is no denying the fact that we are well in the grip of autumn now. How does the change of …
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There’s more to health and safety at work than high vis and hard hats
4 months ago

There’s more to health and safety at work than high vis and hard hats

Most of us are doing our best to eat well, most of the time with a view to staying healthy, but have you ever stopped to consider the impact of …
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How eating well can help optimise mental health
4 months ago

How eating well can help optimise mental health

World Mental Health Day was on Wednesday. When we talk about mental health, often the food we eat and the impact it has on our mood can get overlooked. The field …
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Eating for exercise – what, when and how much
5 months ago

Eating for exercise – what, when and how much

When it comes to looking after yourself, diet and exercise go hand in hand. Whether you are exercising for health and wellbeing or for competitions and performance, what you eat …
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Veganism is popular – but is it healthy?
5 months ago

Veganism is popular – but is it healthy?

2018 has been the year of the plant-based diet and the trend for veganism is on the up. With concerns over the environment, animal welfare and health, and supermarkets and …
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