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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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Hidden sugars in our kids food

Hidden sugars in our kids food

Earth Mums and Dads everywhere know that cooking every meal from scratch, from raw ingredients, is the only way to ensure that the food we put in our children’s mouths is as healthy as can be. For the majority of parents who live in the real world of work, busy lives and stress, this daily

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Does Your Teen Want To Become A Vegetarian

Does Your Teen Want To Become A Vegetarian

If your teenager has announced she wants to become a vegetarian, your first reaction may be dread of cooking separate meals and making sure she gets all the nutrients she needs. However, if she’s serious about giving up meat, it’s important to respect her decision and offer support, even if you stop short of doing

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do kid's need vitamins

Do kid’s need vitamins

When I was little my Mum used to stand at the front door each morning with a bottle of Minadex in hand – a quick 5ml slurp before school and that was our daily dose of vitamins. And then there was the trauma of the Cod Liver Oil dose to endure too. I’m shuddering at

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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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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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