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January 2019 Archive


Brussels Sprouts aren't just for Christmas!

Posted on January 22, 2019 by Brynna Gabrielson
For many of us, Brussel Sprouts make one appearance a year on our tables during Christmas dinner and then are forgotten about for the other 364 days of the year. Which is a shame because Brussels Sprouts can be downright delicious when prepared well - and they're pretty good for you too! Read more
There's evidence to show that those who take it easy in between sessions of intense training see better results than those who consistently exercise without much downtime in between workouts. But how does it all work? Read more

Reducing added sugars at every meal

Posted on January 11, 2019 by Helen Field
The best way of cutting down sugar in your meals is to make them yourself. We're talking from scratch. 'I don't have the time or energy to do this!' I hear you say. But, healthier meals don't have to take long to prepare or include many ingredients. Often, the simplest meals are the best. Here are a few easy low sugar recipes for meals you can make just for yourself, or for the whole family. Read more

Don't suffer in silence

Posted on January 8, 2019

According to Whiteley Clinics who are experts in treating vein conditions, varicose veins can cause symptoms such as uncomfortable, tired aching legs, visible bulging veins, and dry and itchy skin. Left untreated, the condition can worsen over time causing more advanced medical problems such as venous eczema, darkening of the skin, blood clotting (phlebitis), leg ulceration and rarely Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT).

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Tips for sticking to a healthier eating plan

Posted on January 4, 2019 by Helen Field
Changing to a healthier lifestyle and diet is an excellent thing - and New Year is the perfect time! But, about a week into switching to a healthier eating plan, some people can experience detox reactions and become rundown or ill. Why does this happen and what can you do to avoid this? Here are a few tips to help you stay well during a healthier change in lifestyle. Read more