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The Benefits of Seasonal Eating

The Benefits of Seasonal Eating

October 14th, 2019 | Posted in Info

We live in a world that is almost completely cut off from the turning of the world around the sun. We are cocooned in houses and offices that remain at a constant temperature all year round. If the ...

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Essential Oils

Essential Oils

September 23rd, 2019 | Posted in Info

Essential oils are widely available and have many useful properties. They are powerful so should be used with care. In general they should be diluted in a carrier oil before applying to the skin. See ...

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Supplements for the Home Medicine Kit

Supplements for the Home Medicine Kit

September 16th, 2019 | Posted in Info

During times of illness or injury the body’s need for certain nutrients increases. Sometimes absorption is decreased and the appetite may wane. This is where supplements can be invaluable in making ...

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Home Medicine Kit

Home Medicine Kit

September 9th, 2019 | Posted in Info

Home Remedies Nowadays, as a society, we are largely dependent on doctors, surgeons or complementary therapists for our health care. But this wasn’t always the case. Not so long ago most ...

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6 Foods to Avoid

6 Foods to Avoid

August 29th, 2019 | Posted in Info

There are many complicated diets around these days with long lists of foods to avoid. Many of them produce good results in terms of weight loss and other health outcomes. However, many people find ...

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Low Fat or Low Carb Diets? Which is Best?

Low Fat or Low Carb Diets? Which is Best?

August 21st, 2019 | Posted in Info

Previous research has shown that a range of factors such as genetics, insulin levels and the microbiome may influence how a particular diet affects an individual’s weight. Read the blog post on ...

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Genetics and Diet

Genetics and Diet

August 12th, 2019 | Posted in Info

This month we are looking at the effects of genes on weight and other aspects of health and whether there are any diets or dietary rules that are worth following. There are many dietary regimes to ...

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Night, Light and Weight

Night, Light and Weight

July 26th, 2019 | Posted in Info

You may have heard about the benefits of sleeping in total darkness in order to get a good night’s sleep. But the benefits go beyond feeling rested on waking. Sleeping with a television or light ...

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A Walk in the Park

A Walk in the Park

July 19th, 2019 | Posted in Info

Feeling better might be as easy as a walk in the park. Research has found that people who spend at least 120 minutes (2 hours) in nature per week are significantly more likely to report good health ...

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Hug It Better

Hug It Better

July 12th, 2019 | Posted in Info

Non-Food Ways to Well Being This month’s blog posts will look at surprising ways you can improve your physical and mental health that don’t involve food or exercise. All are easy to implement ...

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