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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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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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Healthy & delicious Snickers icecream (vegan)

This raw snickers icecream (or ‘nice’ cream!) is bound to be a hit for all the family. Not only is it sweet and creamy, but it’s actually good for you –  yes, you read that correctly – it is healthy! If you’re not keen on nuts (or can’t have them) just don’t add the peanut butter

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