Getting your 5 a day

Eating well when you are skint

Eating well when you are skint

For many of us the household budget can become quite stretched and feeding our families is an expensive business. Often as we wait for payday to arrive, we can find the cupboards becoming bare and the idea of a delicious meal seems to be impossible. There are ways though that we can still eat well

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Why drinking enough water is so important

Why drinking enough water is so important

It is said that Indian doctors report the majority of westerners who they treat whilst travelling are suffering from dehydration, remedying this symptom alone will make a huge difference in terms of how someone feels and are able to function. Closer to home we are still not drinking enough H2O, people commonly experience and put

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Smart snacking for kids

Smart snacking for kids

Honestly, the number of times each day I have to fight off demands for snacks from my kids! You’d think they were malnourished (they’re far from it). Even on three square, balanced, healthy and hearty meals a day our growing kids always seem to be hungry. Now, provided it’s not knocking their appetites at mealtimes,

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Inspiration For Healthy Packed Lunches For Kids

Inspiration For Healthy Packed Lunches For Kids

Lunch boxes offer the perfect opportunity to provide your kids with a healthy midday meal. But when you’re packing it up late in the evening, tired and on auto-pilot, it can be hard to keep the supply of lunches varied, fresh, and interesting. There’s nothing less inspiring for a hungry child than a soggy sandwich,

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Top Tips for Quick and Real Food at Home

Top Tips for Quick and Real Food at Home

When you’re out working hard each day, the road to a healthy diet of home-cooked food can feel like a journey too far. When you stagger through the front door it’s difficult to muster the energy for a stint in the kitchen. Yet, you know that cooking a home cooked meal makes sense, at so

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Brain boosting foods for kid's breakfasts

Brain boosting foods for kid’s breakfasts

That old mantra about breakfast being the most important meal of the day has its roots in sound logic. Give your body the fuel it needs to run well and you can expect a smooth ride. For kids, this is doubly important. They are not just getting through each day, but learning, growing and stretching

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