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Planning for a Healthy Life

Planning for a Healthy Life

When you're juggling a busy life, it's easy for your health to fall to the bottom of your priority list.  Time is one of the most common reasons I hear that people struggle to eat well, fit in exercise or take time for self-care.  It's easy for time to run away from...

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What to do when your motivation dips

What to do when your motivation dips

 I'm sure you've been there - you feel like you're doing really well embedding new habits or embarking on a new exercise regime, then all of a sudden it becomes much harder to do it. That might be because something in life throws you off track, or just that your...

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Top tips for giving blood

Top tips for giving blood

 It's National Blood Week this week, is giving blood something that you've considered or done?I have to admit I came slightly late to the donation game, having always been a bit squeamish about the process. I also found that blood donation was rather like child birth...

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All about eggs

All about eggs

 Eggs have long been a staple breakfast option, but with recent headlines in the media, you could be forgiven for wondering whether "going on work on an egg" is still a good option.What's the problem?Eggs have had bad press over the years because they are relatively...

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Behind the Headlines – Snacks for Children

Behind the Headlines – Snacks for Children

There has been some press coverage this week about snacks marketed at children and the misleading claims they make, which make them sound healthier than they actually are. In particular, claims relating to fruit and veg content or sugar content seem to be the most...

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Why Sleep Matters

Why Sleep Matters

Today is World Sleep Day, which encourages us to think about our sleep and the potential impact on our healthSleep is something we often don't focus on. Rather than being seen as a vital element for our wellbeing, it's regarded as an inconvenience, something that gets...

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The Benefits of Kindness

The Benefits of Kindness

Today is apparently "Random Acts of Kindness Day".  There seems to be an awareness day for everything, but this one may act as a good reminder as to why being kind benefits everyone!There has actually been a fair amount of scientific research done on kindness, and it...

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Eating Seasonally

Eating Seasonally

The weather this week has been cold, wet and grey and that makes me want to hunker down with something warm and comforting to eat!  Fortunately, root vegetables such as parsnips, potatoes and swede are at the best right now, which is ideal for a hearty Sunday roast or...

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World Vegan Month

World Vegan Month

This month is World Vegan Month. Veganism as a lifestyle choice has definitely been on the rise in recent years, with statistics suggesting that around 3.5 million people in the UK describe themselves as vegan, up from about 540000 just two years ago. But what is a...

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Overnight Oats Recipe

Overnight Oats Recipe

During the week, I usually choose to eat breakfast at the office. Trying prepare breakfast at home, never mind eat it whilst everyone is trying to get out of the door in the morning is not ideal, either for my sanity or my digestion. When you're juggling a lot, you...

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Liz Driver, Chiltern Nutrition
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