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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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28 May

Mood Swings

Mood swings are one of the most common symptoms experienced during the menopause.  Mood swings affect every woman differently and can be frustrating, particularly when they seem out of control and out of character. Fluctuating hormone levels can impact neurotransmitters in the brain. These neurotransmitters, like GABA and Serotonin, regulate feelings of calm and the pain-pleasure […]

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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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18 Nov

Did you know…

You’ve heard the saying  “…an apple day keeps the doctor away..” but in this case eating an apple, drinking curtain beverages, chomping down on delicious whole grains and savouring some essential fats…really can help to keep your GP at bay…. …why is this so, you may ask…….Polyphenols. It’s their collective nutrient! Polyphenols are a group of naturally occurring micronutrients in plants. […]

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