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Say ho ho no to indigestion and heartburn this holiday season

Posted on December 14, 2017 by Helen Field
Want to know how to soothe heartburn and indigestion this Christmas? Read on for some healthy tips. Continue Reading

The cranberry conundrum

Posted on December 6, 2017 by Brynna Gabrielson
Did you know that on top of being a tasty addition to your holiday supper, cranberries have some good nutritional benefits?  To start they are low in calories and high in nutrients - 50g has just 23 calories and 22% of daily recommended vitamin C.  They also may be beneficial in supporting our everyday health. Continue Reading

How to get a better night's sleep

Posted on November 2, 2017 by Helen Field
Can you believe that nearly two in five people in the UK aren't getting a good night's sleep? That's 38% of adults in the UK - this is the highest percentage out of the 14 countries analysed in a survey. Lack of sleep can have a detrimental effect on our health - for instance problems with sleeping have been linked to illnesses like Alzheimer's disease, obesity, heart disease, diabetes, colds and flu. Continue Reading

Putting pumpkin on the menu

Posted on October 25, 2017 by Brynna Gabrielson
Used in dishes both sweet and savoury, pumpkin is a great ingredient that brings autumn to life on your plate! And it's good for you! It can support your immune system, help your heart, and keep you nice and full thanks to its fibre content!
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Making the most of chickpeas

Posted on October 11, 2017 by Brynna Gabrielson
Chickpeas, also known by some as garbanzo beans, are part of the legume family and are healthy, delicious, and incredibly versatile. Half a can of chickpeas (120g drained) contains nearly 9g of protein, and 4.9g of fibre1 making them a filling and healthy ingredient. Continue Reading