Nutrition

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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Tiredness After Eating

Tiredness After Eating

At some point everyone has experienced tiredness after eating. I’m sure many of you have on Christmas Day chowed down on huge Christmas dinners where you have kept going putting food down your mouth for a marathon straight two hours. Devouring plates of turkey, beef, sausages, potatoes , stuffing, gravy and ...
Are Energy Drinks Bad For You

Are Energy Drinks Bad For You

Do energy drinks really energise your mind and your body or are energy drinks bad for you and not much else? Almost all of us have our very favourite energy drink, which we consume probably more because we like the taste than our belief that it’s going to infuse us with energy. ...
My 5 Natural Energy Foods

My 5 Natural Energy Foods

Today I want to mention my 5 natural energy foods that are part of my secret weapon to vitality in my old age. Now I know age is a perceived notion at best. As I learnt long ago age is just a number. But, as I find myself over 50, I ...
Good Energy Booster Foods For Your New Years Diet

Good Energy Booster Foods For Your New Years Diet

Although I have made the most of my break here on the island of Lanzarote I have also still been able to easily eat health, so today I want to tell you about good energy booster foods for your New Years diet, to help you raise your energy levels to an ...
Do You Prefer Sex or Chocolate

Do You Prefer Sex or Chocolate

I'm having a bit of fun in todays blog post. It's a simple question, do you prefer sex or chocolate? I'm sure though, once people think about it, how easy is it to really answer this question? What I want to know is what's with sex and chocolate? Why is it that ...
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 ...
Does your body need antioxidants?

Does your body need antioxidants?

If you’re finding it difficult to concentrate you could need a boost of antioxidants. Antioxidants are naturally occurring substances in our body that help fight the oxidative damage to our cells. This damage is caused by an imbalance between the production of reactive oxygen and our body’s ability to detoxify or repair ...
What is Milk Thistle?

What is Milk Thistle?

Milk Thistle is a flowering plant native to the Mediterranean, Africa and the Middle East, and its fruit and seeds have been used for thousands of years, for many different ailments, as a herbal remedy. Ancient Greeks and Romans would use Milk Thistle to treat things like snake bites, while it ...
The Benefits of Fenugreek for Women

The Benefits of Fenugreek for Women

Fenugreek, a common ingredient in curry, may seem like a fairly innocuous herb at first glance, but it actually has a whole host of medicinal benefits that can help women’s health in a variety of different ways. Whether you decide to grow your own source of the herb in a garden ...

5 A Day The Easy Way

Do you get your five a day of fruit and vegetables? Today I will show you how to get your 5 a day the easy way. More people than ever are now aware of the importance of eating more fruit and vegetables. Yet many of you are still not eating enough! ...