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Mental Health and Nutrition
1 month ago

Mental Health and Nutrition

Last week was Mental Health Awareness Week and the theme for 2019 was focused on body image and the impact it has on our mental health.

Shocking statistics published by the Mental Health Foundation revealed …
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It’s not what we eat, it’s what we don’t eat – the value of a well-balanced diet
2 months ago

It’s not what we eat, it’s what we don’t eat – the value of a well-balanced diet

The fact that eating a well-balanced diet supports our mental and physical wellbeing and is likely to reduce risk of some diseases like cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and certain …
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Why I’ll still be cracking into eggs for breakfast
3 months ago

Why I’ll still be cracking into eggs for breakfast

Is there another food that has had such a hard time from headlines and more health scares than eggs? The original ‘Go to work on an egg’ headlines encouraged us to …
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Immune Boosters
4 months ago

Immune Boosters

If you have been feeling a little under the weather, a bit run down, and just not quite as healthy as you would like to feel, I have a few simple …
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Eat your heart out – nutrition for a healthy ticker
4 months 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
5 months 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!
5 months 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
6 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’
7 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
7 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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