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2016 Archive


5 must-have spices for your kitchen cupboard

Posted on November 11, 2016 by Helen Field
How often do you venture into your spice cupboard to add a dash of oomph to your meals? Whether it's often or not, there are some surprising benefits to having spices in your diet. It would be a shame if you missed out on them, so discover what they are in this blog. Read more

8 ways to get young kids to eat five-a-day

Posted on November 3, 2016 by Helen Field
Do you ever get tired of seeing more broccoli thrown at the carpet than chomped happily on by your little one? Although it seems difficult to get your child to eat their five-a-day, there are a few clever tactics you can try. Read more

Are you as Healthy as you think?

Posted on October 27, 2016 by Amy Daniels

Five-a-day, 14 units, 30-minutes of exercise...We're given so many different numbers to keep on top of when it comes to our health. It also seems like they're changing all the time.

In our most recent Simplyhealth YouGov survey we looked into this further, and found there was a lot of confusion over what people think is healthy, compared to what the guidelines say.

Do you think you need to make any healthy changes? Take a look at our stats to see how your health stacks up.

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Top UK websites for health in later life

Posted on October 25, 2016 by Helen Field
Have you ever wondered how you or your family will cope with health in later life? Whether you're looking for information to support yourself in older age, or you're looking for ways to help an elderly relative, there are several useful websites and organisations which can support you and your family. In this blog we look at a few you'll want to remember. Read more

Not-so-super snacks Featured

Posted on October 18, 2016 by Brynna Gabrielson

We look at a few convenient, seemingly healthy snacks that probably aren't as good for you as you thought!

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