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Have a healthier Christmas

Posted on December 2, 2019 by Brynna Gabrielson

The average person consumes upwards of 6,000 calories on Christmas Day - more than two days' worth of recommended calories for a man, and the equivalent of three days' worth of recommended calories for a woman! While calorie consumption will be spread throughout the day, Christmas dinner is sure to be one of the bigger culprits. If the thought of consuming 6000 calories in one day makes you feel a little unnerved, try some of the below tips to limit your calorie intake while still indulging in a delicious Christmas meal.

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Frozen treats so tasty you won't believe they're healthy! Featured

Posted on July 12, 2019 by Brynna Gabrielson
Trying to stay cool this summer? While a nice cold drink can do the trick, we love a nice frozen snack as well! While ice cream is at the top of most people's  list of delicious summer treats, if you're looking for something a little healthier to nibble on then check out these suggestions. Read more

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

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

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