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8 Fruits to eat for better health

8 Fruits to eat for better health

Fruits are one of nature’s best-known non-secrets. They are packed with antioxidants, minerals, vitamins and a host of other good stuff. Even the simple act of placing some in your shopping basket makes you feel a little healthier. But, not all fruits are created equal. No sir-eee. There are some power fruits that deliver an

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Quick healthy dinners

Quick healthy dinners

Even those who love to cook can sometimes find it a bind to rustle up a healthy meal for the family. To avoid falling into the fast-food and ready-meal trap it’s vital to have an approach to mealtimes that makes shopping simple and preparation and cooking a breeze. A decent stock of varied, enticing recipes

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Savvy ways to slash your food bill

Savvy ways to slash your food bill

Food shopping can take a huge chunk out of your income, particularly if you have a large family or a fussy eater. But along with that other salary sucker, shelter, it is one of life’s essentials. You don’t have to turn into Tom and Barbara from The Good Life to slash the cost of the

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5 Foods that are high in sugar

5 Foods that are high in sugar

We all know that eating healthily is good for us. So when the mood and determination are upon us we virtuously count calories, watch our salt levels and strive to reduce our intake of fat. We may even cut out wine and chocolate (personally, my two favourite things – substitute your own here!). And yet

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Sugar Swaps And Healthy Alternatives

Sugar Swaps And Healthy Alternatives

We all know that too much sugar is bad for us, but when you’re craving a three o’clock pick-me-up it’s all too easy to reach for sugary snacks and drinks. High blood pressure, obesity and tooth decay are just some of the reasons for cutting down the amount of sugar in your family’s diet. Whether

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Common foods that can trigger allergies

Common foods that can trigger allergies

Allergic reactions to food are more common that you may imagine, causing around 5000 people each year to seek hospital treatment in the UK, and an average of 10 poor souls to die from a severe reaction to foodstuffs. Most of us are, thankfully, immune to most allergic reactions caused by food, but you never

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