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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

Three steps to perfect posture

Posted on October 2, 2017
No matter how physically fit you might be from the hours of exercise you subject yourself too, if you're slumping in your seat then you're liable to feel the effects of bad posture. For the many sufferers of back pain, you may not realise that by ignoring how you sit, stand, lie and lift you could be making your symptoms worse. Continue Reading

Easy veg to grow outdoors: part two

Posted on July 31, 2017 by Helen Field
A selection of delicious and nutriritous veg that you can easily start growing in your own veg patch today! Continue Reading