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If I have a healthy diet, do I really need vitamins?

We are often asked whether supplements are necessary, especially when someone is already following a varied and balanced diet. But even for the most health-conscious eaters, there are factors that are beyond our control that can have an effect on the amount of nutrient we get from our food and our ability to absorb them. […]

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6 ways love can make you healthier

Falling in love is probably one of the most exhilarating human emotions someone can experience, and Valentine’s Day is about celebrating this feeling of romance as well as the relationship between you and your partner. But with a better understanding of the biology and chemistry of love, science has begun to recognise that there are […]

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10 ways to get active with your kids

It typically doesn’t take a lot of convincing for kids to get active – it’s in their nature. And getting at least one hour of exercise is vital for the development of children aged five and over. It can help them grow strong bones, flexible muscles, maintain a healthy weight, build their confidence, and discover […]

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7 ways to reduce the risk of cancer

If you didn’t know February 4th is World Cancer Day–the international day that targets misinformation about cancer, raises awareness, reduces stigma, and shows support for those affected. It was made in 2008 by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), with this goal in mind: to significantly reduce illness and death caused by cancer by […]

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10 educational indoor activities for children

With the colder, wetter weather prohibiting long stints outdoor, keeping children entertained and active is increasingly difficult. We have teamed up with King’s Tutors, to offer you 10 rainy day activities to keep your children entertained on those gloomy days, with an educational element as well. Bake – Children love to be messy and get […]

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6 ways to reduce your child’s sugar consumption

Refined sugar is the scourge of modern diets and has thankfully come under the spotlight more and more in recent years as people’s eyes are opened to the damage the white stuff is doing to everything from our waist lines to our moods. While naturally occurring sugars found in fruit, milk and so on is […]

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A new found benefit of the Mediterranean diet

We’ve all heard it before–the Mediterranean diet is full of health benefits, with links to preventing cardiovascular disease, diabetes, kidney disease, and breast cancer. But a more recent study has suggested a brand new benefit of the diet. This one’s focused on older individuals, indicating that it can reduce the risk of frailty.   What […]

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8 reasons why you should be waking up earlier – and 3 ways how

There’s nothing wrong with being a night owl, but consistently sleeping in and having rushed mornings can leave you flustered and prone to stress for the rest of the day. As hard as it may be, research suggests a range of benefits to your physical and mental health from waking up just a few hours […]

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10 Surprising Health Facts

1. Drinking coffee can prevent depression Many people hear about the negative effects of caffeine on our health, but it turns out that apart from waking us up in the morning, caffeine has its good points too. Research from the Harvard School of Public Health found that women who drank a minimum of four cups […]

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Nutrition tips to fight the flu

Colds and flu viruses come in all shapes and sizes, from a mild sniff and blocked nose to the dreaded ‘man flu’ and entirely necessary week off work to recover. However, your diet can play a big part on how susceptible you are to illness. So what can we eat to stave off the flu […]

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