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  • Foods containing natural antibiotics

    Foods containing natural antibiotics

    Our bodies work hard. From tasks we take for granted, such as breathing, to the big stuff like running a marathon or giving birth, there is always something we expect out bodies to be getting on with and coping with. On top of all that, we also expect the body to be able to fight

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    Food poisoning prevention

    Food poisoning prevention

    No matter how many days it gets you off work, nobody enjoys a bout of food poisoning. It’s not usually too serious and most cases don’t require medical treatment, but even if you’re generally fit and healthy, food poisoning is a nasty experience. According to the Food Standards Agency, over 500,000 cases of food poisoning

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    Is chocolate really addictive

    Is chocolate really addictive

    We often joke about being a chocoholic or becoming addicted to chocolate. But for some people, even if it’s not an outright addiction, beating the craving to eat chocolate can be a real problem. Negative impact Everyone knows that chocolate isn’t particularly healthy for you. However, that doesn’t stop us chomping our way through an

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    Savvy ways to save money on food

    Savvy ways to save money on food

    Everyone hates waste. But did you know that the average household in the UK chucks out nearly £60 worth of food each month? Just think about that for a second. As well as being harsh on the environment, that amount of money could pay for a whole week’s food shopping, a new outfit or a

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    Are dairy foods good for us

    Are dairy foods good for us

    Dairy products, such as milk, cheese and yoghurt are packed with calcium. Essential for the healthy growth of our bones and teeth, calcium forms a vital part of our diet. And dairy products are a great source of protein too. But the media often demonizes dairy foods with tales of high fat content and a

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    juicing pros and cons

    Juicing pros and cons

    Juicing has become extremely popular over the past few years, and with companies reporting an increase in sales of juicers – Lakeland has seen a 4,000% rise since 2013 – the trend shows little sign of slowing down. But is juicing a great way to get nutrients without gaining weight or is it just a

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