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Posted on December 29, 2016 by Brynna Gabrielson
Making New Year's resolutions always seems like a great idea on the 1 of January, but keeping those resolutions can prove quite tricky for many of us. In a YouGov poll from 2015, for example, 63% of people admitted to breaking a resolution in the past, the majority doing so within a month of setting it! There are likely many reasons we give up our resolutions, though for us one of the main reasons is that we make them too big, too general and too difficult to achieve. If you do the same, then why not making smaller changes in 2017 that are more likely to stick? Here are some ideas to get your rolling. Read more

5 healthy Christmas foods to enjoy

Posted on December 14, 2016 by Helen Field
Every Christmas, we're inundated with festive food. There's a hullabaloo around chocolate snowflakes, mini mallow snowmen, cheesy biscuits, chocolate Irish cream, rich party treats, and other sugary, calorific delights. So is there anything healthy about Christmas? Yes there is. Take a look at this blog and discover what they are and how they're good for you. Maybe you can include some of them throughout the festive season! Read more

7 healthier ways to spend your lunch break

Posted on November 24, 2016 by Brynna Gabrielson

Everyday millions of UK workers are working through their lunch break, and/or are choosing to eat at their desks or on the go (YouGov/Simplyhealth Everyday Health Tracker April 2016). If you're one of these millions of people, then maybe it's time to revaluate. Taking a proper lunch break during your working day can actually help you become more productive, and can have a positive impact on your health! So now you know why you should take a lunch break, but if you're struggling to find something to do on your break - we've got a few ideas. Each and every one of them better than just eating a sad lunch at your desk! Due to your office location and available amenities you may or may not be able to do all of them, but hopefully a few will catch your eye!

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6 Delicious dips to dress up your raw veggies

Posted on November 22, 2016 by Brynna Gabrielson
We love our vegetables cooked or raw, but at snack times eating them raw is infinitely easier! That being said, after a while raw veg can get a bit boring. To keep things exciting we like dipping our veggies in different types of dips. If you're looking for a great way to jazz up snack time, then here are some of our favourite dip recipes to try. Read more

6 ways to keep fit this winter

Posted on November 17, 2016 by Helen Field
It's colder, darker, and all you feel like doing is staying in and snuggling up with a mug of cocoa and comforting stodgy foods. There are some great ways to keep fit though, whether you want to stay indoors or get out and about. We've got some great winter friendly ideas. Read more