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Is Your Current Lifestyle Making You Ill?

Are your daily lifestyle choices setting you up for illness in later life, or even worse are they impacting your life right now? Take our quiz today and find out! 15 Questions, 70 points, what's your health score?

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8 Questions To Inspire Your Healthy Lifestyle Habits

8 Questions To Inspire Your Healthy Lifestyle Habits

So here I am today sitting in the café of Hexham Hospital while my sister has a minor procedure carried out. Being someone who just loves the world passing by and particularly watching people I find it fascinating looking at the people around me here right now. This is how I ...
How Do You Successfully Lose Weight?

How Do You Successfully Lose Weight?

Here is a question I’m asked all the time, how do you successfully lose weight? In truth the answer is quite simple: Burn more calories than you consume. To do this you simply have to exercise. As exercise will greatly increase the number of calories burned from day to day. You will not only ...
8 Steps to Energize Your Life

8 Steps to Energize Your Life

Do you suffer from a lack of Energy? Are you feeling run down, needing more energy in your life, feeling negative about yourself recently? Do you struggle to get up in the mornings, or is it big energy slumps in the afternoon that affect you the most? We push ourselves towards exhaustion ...
Dealing with Hot Flushes

Dealing with Hot Flushes

One of the advantages I have as a speaker is I’m not easily embarrassed. It’s been a trait of mine for a long time that I can take things in my stride. I must admit this was very much put to the test a day or two ago. I was sitting in ...
Diet Restrictions and a Tornado!

Diet Restrictions and a Tornado!

It is early in the evening. The sun is shining and you are in the kitchen making dinner. Your children are doing their homework. The sky becomes dark and the wind picks up. Emergency warnings flash across your TV screen. You hear a low roaring sound. A tornado is heading directly ...
Effects of Elderberry during Flu Season

Effects of Elderberry during Flu Season

When I was growing up, I have memories of my father feverishly picking elderberries and then making them into jellies and wine. I had no idea about the effects of elderberry during flu season and how they help keep you healthy. Our back yard was filled with elderberry bushes and they ...
The Many Benefits of Flaxseed

The Many Benefits of Flaxseed

When Michaela was first diagnosed with an egg allergy, I searched for egg substitutions. Flaxseed was one of many that I discovered along my research and found there are many benefits of Flaxseed. Egg allergies present an additional challenge in baking. There are several ‘recipes’ available but the ...
Writing Gluten and Allergy Free Recipes

Writing Gluten and Allergy Free Recipes

Being a blogger that includes Gluten and Allergy Free Recipes, on my blog, I was recently asked “Why do you write recipes?”  You know? I had to really sit and ponder on that question for quite some time and I’m still not so sure that I have any one answer. As a child, I ...
Don’t Go On A Diet – Change Your Lifestyle

Don’t Go On A Diet – Change Your Lifestyle

What’s your decision, to go on a diet or change your lifestyle? Are you consistently exasperated by your weight loss efforts? Are you tired of the number of times you have started a new diet and exercise programme, only to fall of the wagon a short time later? How many times has ...
How to Lose Weight After Christmas!

How to Lose Weight After Christmas!

So are you trying to find the best way to lose weight? Maybe googling 'how to lose weight after Christmas'? Hands down, the most common New Year's resolution, year after year is the optimistic dream that this will be the year to shed that extra weight. As 2012 began, many have ...