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Lose weight at a healthy rate

A healthy weight loss is 1-2lb a week. You will find hundreds of diets promising quick fixes for your weight loss but the majority of these are only promoting methods that are not achievable, unhealthy or dangerous. A simple combination of eating less and exercising more is the best long and short term weight loss

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What exactly are Calories?

Calories are simply the measurement of energy in food. To eat a balanced diet it’s good to know how many calories are in the foods we are eating. Trying to lose weight requires you to eat less and to be more active. When you eat and drink you’re putting energy (calories) into your body, your

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The Low GI Diet: How does it work?

The low GI diet has recently toppled the Atkins diet for all those wanting to fit into bikinis for the summer, but can you still eat sandwiches? How did the low GI diet start? The GI diet was first seen a quarter of a century ago and has become a way for diabetics to control

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Do you have high blood pressure?

High blood pressure is known as the ‘silent killer’ and it rarely has symptoms. In England 30% of people have high blood pressure and the majority don’t know they have it. Heart attacks and strokes can occur if it is left untreated and it is recommended that adults should have their blood pressure monitored every

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Winter garden

Winter Gardening Tips

Bring your garden path to life by sweeping with a stiff brush, this will remove moss, weeds etc. Prune your roses – start by removing any disease or dead branches. Cut back branches which touch each other and cut back long arms. Digging your garden in winter will provide a moisture and food reserve the plants.

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Autumn Gardening Tips

Clear out your gutters and ensure that rainwater collection buckets are working. Scrub and clean to reduce algae build up. Remove the canes, netting and steaks that are no longer needed, clean and store. Don’t wait until spring to get the most out of your garden. Autumn is the best time for planting. Plant some

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