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Easy veg to grow indoors: Part one

Posted on June 16, 2017 by Helen Field

Do you live in a flat or don't have enough room in your garden to grow your own veg? Then get growing some indoors. With the advantage of shelter and warmth it's the perfect place to grow an amazing range of vegetables. Did you know even organic crops are allowed to use up to 15 pesticides? There's no need to douse them in insect repellent indoors, meaning you'll have the purest food possible without any intervention at all.

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This blog explores the healthy habits of the top five healthiest countries, as listed in the 2017 Healthiest Country Index released in March. Maybe we can take some inspiration from their healthy ways of living to enhance our own? Continue Reading

Simple summer skewers

Posted on May 31, 2017 by Brynna Gabrielson
Summer is hurtling towards us and longer, warmer days, mean lots more time for getting outside and enjoying some delicious barbeque! While tossing some burgers or hot dogs on the grill is a great way to enjoy the barbeque season, it's hard to forget that both are rather high in fat and calories. If you want to steer a little bit closer to the healthier side but still enjoy the wonders of outdoor cooking, then perhaps a skewer is right up your alley. Mixing colourful veg, fruits, and meat, these skewers are delicious and better for you than a burger slathered in cheese! Continue Reading

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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