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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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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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Anti-Ageing Superfoods

Anti-Ageing Superfoods

Eating is one of life’s essentials, so it’s important we enjoy it. And to enjoy it, food needs to make us feel good, mentally AND physically. I love food. Sometimes a bit too much. But nothing spoils a meal more than knowing, deep down, it wasn’t that healthy. The pizza may taste great and release

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Foods containing natural antibiotics

Foods containing natural antibiotics

Our bodies work hard. From tasks we take for granted, such as breathing, to the big stuff like running a marathon or giving birth, there is always something we expect out bodies to be getting on with and coping with. On top of all that, we also expect the body to be able to fight

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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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