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Food Swaps for Health

Food Swaps for Health

July 19th, 2018 | Posted in Info | Recipes | Uncategorized

If you've seen the blog post on 5 Habits for a Healthy Life you'll realise the importance of eating a healthy diet if you want a healthy lifespan. Also see the post Pulses not Potatoes for info on ...

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Five Healthy Habits for Life

Five Healthy Habits for Life

July 16th, 2018 | Posted in Info | Uncategorized

This month we'll learn that eating healthily and living a healthy life can be much easier than one might have thought. With just a few simple tweaks to your diet and lifestyle you could reduce your ...

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How to Eat 30 + Plant Foods a Week

How to Eat 30 + Plant Foods a Week

June 26th, 2018 | Posted in Info

Findings from The American Gut Project show that eating 30 or more different plant foods a week can help to increase the diversity of organisms in the gut. There is growing evidence that a diverse ...

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3 Meals, 30 Foods!

3 Meals, 30 Foods!

June 21st, 2018 | Posted in Info | Recipes

Hopefully you'll have read the blog posts on  Findings from the American Gut Project and How to Eat 30+ Plant Foods a Week. Here are 3 recipes that will ensure you eat over 30 plant foods in just 3 ...

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Findings from the American Gut Project

Findings from the American Gut Project

June 18th, 2018 | Posted in Info

Researchers working with the American Gut Project have recently published the largest study to date into the human microbiome (1). The aim of the project is to further the understanding of which ...

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4 Easy Weight Loss Strategies

4 Easy Weight Loss Strategies

May 24th, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized

There are thousands of studies every year looking into ways to lose weight. It can get confusing knowing what advice to follow and some of the recommendations feel unrealistic in a busy life. Being a ...

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Action Plans to Address Weight Problems

Action Plans to Address Weight Problems

May 23rd, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized

If you've read the blog post Reasons for Weight Gain – It's Not Just About Calories you'll know that there are many factors that may be affecting your weight. Below are some ideas you might like to ...

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Reasons for Weight Gain – It’s Not Just About Calories

Reasons for Weight Gain – It’s Not Just About Calories

May 21st, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized

Whilst the number of calories eaten versus those expended through activity is an important factor in weight control there are many other reasons why some people gain weight more easily than others. ...

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Winning Ways with Beans

Winning Ways with Beans

May 17th, 2018 | Posted in Recipes | Uncategorized

Following April's blog posts on the Benefits of Beans and Digestible Beans here are some ideas for how to incorporate beans into your diet. Pulses are so versatile they can be incorporated into more ...

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Artificial Sweeteners – Not a Healthy Substitute

Artificial Sweeteners – Not a Healthy Substitute

April 24th, 2018 | Posted in Info

The recently introduced sugar tax on soft drinks means that many drinks now include artificial sweeteners as well as or instead of the sugar. This may mean that they have fewer calories but it does ...

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