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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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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