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6 fashion faux-pas for your health

Posted on April 11, 2017 by Brynna Gabrielson
Our everyday health can be affected by numerous things - food, exercise, and stress for example, but have you ever considered how the very clothes we wear can have an impact as well?  The frustrating truth is that some of our favourite wardrobe staples might actually be causing us problems!  Read on to find out which clothing items to be aware of. Continue Reading

How to lower your cholesterol (and still eat tasty food)

Posted on April 5, 2017 by Helen Field

Too much cholesterol in your blood can increase your risk of heart disease as well as other cardiovascular diseases. So how can you reduce your risk of developing coronary heart disease? Read this blog to get some quick, easy tips on altering what you eat. Your healthier life starts here!

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Five overnight oats recipes to get excited about

Posted on March 29, 2017 by Brynna Gabrielson
If you're on the go and looking for a nutritious and filling breakfast, then you can't really go wrong with a jar of overnight oats. They're simple to prepare in advance, and can be customised with a multitude of ingredients to create a number of tasty variations. Previously we shared five great recipes for you to try, and now we've got five more - this time with a pudding theme! Continue Reading

How to avoid illness by washing your hands

Posted on March 16, 2017 by Helen Field
It's only been 170 years since we really started to realise the importance of avoiding infection by washing our hands. It's such a simple thing, yet how many people actually do it? A survey of 100,000 people revealed that 62% of men don't wash their hands after going to the toilet, compared to 40% of women. We can avoid many illnesses by being mindful. This blog highlights the why and when, and gives you a brief history of how we came to realise the importance of washing our hands. Continue Reading

Finding more time to read

Posted on March 1, 2017 by Brynna Gabrielson
Previously we've written about the great effects reading can have on your wellbeing - it can help  reduce stress as well as help prevent cognitive decline in later life, not to mention reading has been linked to greater intelligence. Now you know why you should be reading, but of course there's the question of when you'll actually have time to do it. If you lead a busy life it might be tricky to find a spare few minutes to crack open a book, so we've got a few great suggestions to help you squeeze in a chapter or two. Read on: Continue Reading