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View How many sugars in your coffee?

How many sugars in your coffee?

Breaking news about the stunning levels of sugar served up in the flavoured coffees, mulled fruit juices and other drinks at High Street coffee-shop chains, brings to mind the relevance of a little experiment demonstrated recently at a meeting of the local Cub Scouts to ‘stir’ their awareness of the sugar content of their favourite drinks…

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View Love your gut this Valentines Day

Love your gut this Valentines Day

A Valentines Meal… Love your gut – Once upon a time, I made a themed Valentine’s day meal.  I served heart shaped blocks of fine pate with heart-shaped cucumber garnish, followed by braised lamb’s hearts in a rich red wine gravy with rice and broccoli.  Dessert was a light yogurt and fruit fool set with…

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View A Healthy Gut – Our Top Tips

A Healthy Gut – Our Top Tips

Healthy Gut – Our Top Tips The following tips are all tiny changes that you can make for a healthy gut, that won’t do a great deal on their own that you will notice. But the more you can do, the greater the benefit and over time, they will add up to a trend.  Our…

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View Frozen stool – is INFINITELY BETTER than fresh!

Frozen stool – is INFINITELY BETTER than fresh!

Frozen stool…is it really just as good as fresh? Or in fact – is it better? Our implants, our testing and quarantine methods, make them the SAFEST IN THE WORLD. In short, frozen stool is not just as good as fresh – they are INFINITELY BETTER THAN FRESH!

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View Eating left over food? Waste it Don’t Waist it!

Eating left over food? Waste it Don’t Waist it!

Eating Xmas left overs? A lot of us feel that we cannot simply throw out the indulgent food, sugary cakes & sweet’s as they cost money to buy in the first place. Could you summon the courage to throw out all the junk food left over from Christmas? Don’t panic – Help is at hand!

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View Which diet is it going to be this year….?

Which diet is it going to be this year….?

the latest diet book to hit the media is the SIRT Food Diet. This could be described as the successor to the 5:2 diet in the way that the specific foods eaten (and there is a list of around 20 specific Sirtuin-containing foods) seem to mimic the effects achieved with intermittent fasting; that is, the regenerative and anti-disease benefits along with the weight loss achieved.

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View #ObesityWeek Turn off heating & lose fat really?

#ObesityWeek Turn off heating & lose fat really?

It has been known for some time that we have two types of body fat; the white, soft and cushiony kind and a firmer, brownish coloured fat called Brown Adipose Tissue; an example of this is the pad on the mid back between the shoulders. When this fat is activated, it generates heat and it is thought that it helps to spur weight loss…

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View Bacteria Resistant To Antibiotic Found in UK

Bacteria Resistant To Antibiotic Found in UK

According to a BBC report “Bacteria that resist the most common antibiotic of last resort – colistin – have been discovered in the UK. Officials say the threat to human health is low, but is under ongoing review. Scientists warned the world was on the cusp of a post-antibiotic era when such resistance was discovered in China last month.”

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View Preparing for Christmas – Get your body ready….

Preparing for Christmas – Get your body ready….

When facing something like the Christmas Festive Period, a long holiday, or any event, which is likely to throw you off your normal routine, it is important to make your body strong and resilient beforehand.

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