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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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Break the Sugar Habit

Break the Sugar Habit

April 19th, 2018 | Posted in Info | Uncategorized

The recently introduced sugar tax on soft drinks has highlighted the many health problems associated with excess sugar intake. Here are 5 good reasons to reduce or give up sugar: sugar provides ...

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Digestible Beans

Digestible Beans

April 17th, 2018 | Posted in Info

Beans are a versatile, nutritious and delicious food group but many people are put off eating them due to their side effects, namely flatulence and bloating. But it doesn't have to be that way. Below ...

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Benefits of Beans

Benefits of Beans

April 13th, 2018 | Posted in Info | Uncategorized

There are many reasons to include beans in your diet including ethical, environmental and health factors. Beans are a good source of protein, fibre, resistant starch, oligosaccharides, sterols, ...

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Happy, Healthy Easter

Happy, Healthy Easter

March 21st, 2018 | Posted in Info | Recipes

Easter is a festival celebrating new life, new beginnings and potential for growth. Eggs act as a symbol of new life. The trouble is, the only growth that the average chocolate Easter Egg will ...

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Spring ~ Time to support your liver and gallbladder

Spring ~ Time to support your liver and gallbladder

March 19th, 2018 | Posted in Info | Recipes

In Traditional Chinese Medicine spring is considered a time of birth and regeneration and is associated with the wood element. Like a tree, in order to survive and grow we must be strong, but ...

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