Top tips for giving blood

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...
All about eggs

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...
Behind the Headlines – Snacks for Children

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...
Why Sleep Matters

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...
The Benefits of Kindness

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...
Eating Seasonally

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...