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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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    Preparing and cooking food safely

    Preparing and cooking food safely

    You may be surprised (and somewhat troubled) to learn that research points to the kitchen as the room containing most germs within the average home. Yes, that’s right, even more germs than you’d find in the bathroom – yuck! We all know that germs can spread quickly and that diseases like salmonella and E.coli are

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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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    junk food in disguise

    Junk Food In Disguise

    Junk food is easy to spot, right? Chips, pizzas, anything deep fried. And we all know it’s terribly bad for us, so we try to eat it in moderation. But even when you think you’ve got the whole ‘I’m in control of my diet’ thing cracked the pounds still seem to creep on. The scales

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    Why cooking with kids matters

    Why cooking with kids matters

    After a busy day at work, the last thing you might want to do is spend time in the kitchen with the kids. After all, encouraging them to ‘help’ you prepare a meal will probably lead to extra time being spent on cooking and an awful mess to clear up afterwards. However, teaching children to

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