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2 May

Are You Getting Enough Fibre?

Are you getting enough Fibre? If you ever get the feeling of bloating or constipation you may not be getting enough fibre in your diet. Fibre is a vital part of digestive health and should be regular part of a healthy balanced diet. Fibre is found in all plant based foods (not protein), and we […]

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30 Mar

Garlic Parmesan Asparagus

Garlic Parmesan Asparagus 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced ½ teaspoon ground pepper ¼ teaspoon salt 1 ½ pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed ½ cup finely grated Parmesan cheese 3 tablespoons whole-wheat breadcrumbs 3 tablespoons chopped walnuts   Step 1 Preheat oven to 425 F / 220 C. Line a large rimmed baking sheet […]

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16 Mar

High Protein Veg

Maybe as a child you hated the thought of eating veggies, But mum knows best! They’re packed with nutrients that support gut health and help your body to function at its best. Protein helps to regulate sugar levels keeping you fuller for longer and great for weight management. But not all veggies are high in […]

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9 Mar

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is made by fermenting the natural sugars found in fresh apples. Producers extract the juice and add yeast, which ferments and turn into alcohol. They add bacteria for a second fermentation, turning it into acetic acid; the active ingredient in vinegar.  There are two different types of apple cider vinegar, one is […]

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22 Nov

Good Verses Bad

Good verses Bad Did you know we as people are only about 10% human? Well, bacteria in your intestine, known as gut flora, outnumber our human cells 10 to 1. We have around 40 trillion of them! Research shows that these bacteria (some good some bad) can have profound implications on our health, affecting everything from […]

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9 Jun

Quick & Easy Recipes

We all lead busy lives and as working professionals healthy meal prep is not always easy. Planning meals can be time consuming and after a busy day at work it’s far easier to pop into the local supermarket for one of your favourite ready meals or better still, just pick up a take away.  Time will […]

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10 Apr

Serotonin

Have you thought what hormone is responsible for the way you feel mentally? Serotonin is the feel good hormone that balances our mood, feelings and state of well-being. This hormone should not be underestimated as it impacts your entire body. Serotonin also helps, reduce depression and anxiety, heal wounds, stimulate nausea, maintain bone health and […]

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