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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. Continue Reading

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).

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. Continue Reading

10 ways to get your 10,000 steps everyday

Posted on December 21, 2018 by Brynna Gabrielson
Many public bodies, including the NHS, think we should try and walk about 10,000 steps per day. Trackers like the Fitbit Flex even set this as the default goal. On average most walk 3,000 - 4,000 steps per day, so upping it to 10,000 may be a challenge for a few of us. But with some adjustments to your daily routine, walking 10,000 steps is certainly achievable. Here are some fun suggestions to up your step count: Continue Reading

5 ways to increase your steps this holiday season!

Posted on December 3, 2018 by Brynna Gabrielson
Finding time to move more can feel like a challenge even when you've not got to find that perfect gift or bake dozens of Christmas cookies! So if you're looking for some inspiration to get you moving more this holiday season we've got some ideas! Continue Reading