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Articles about ‘Healthy Eating’

Bringing Up the Rear…

by Sarah, on 27 March 2014, Charity, Exercise, Healthy Eating
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If you have read my previous blog, you’ll know that in May I’m joining my sister, Rebecca, for the ‘Cardiff’ leg of her Circumnavigating round Wales walk for the charity Shelter Cymru.

Here’s the story of the first of my walks on my ‘get fit’ mission, followed by some sound advice from training manager, Earle. Continue reading >

Sugar: it may be truly scrumptious, but it’s a child-catcher even for adults

by Alison, on 6 February 2014, Healthy Eating
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Here’s the catch, folks.

Back when we humans were fighting for survival against the odds, anything sweet meant lots of lovely carbohydrates to store up against potential famine just around the corner.

And bear in mind that famine was an ongoing threat – it’s only relatively recently in evolutionary terms that shops bursting with cheap, calorie-crammed food have been available on every corner most of the hours of the day and the night. Continue reading >

The Reflections of a Detox Newbie

by Annmarie, on 20 January 2014, Digestion, Detox, Bloating, Healthy Eating
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My 14 day detox came to an end yesterday and I am very proud to say that I did it. I didn’t succumb to cravings or temptations and I stuck to it for the whole fortnight – I promise!

At the start I was apprehensive about doing a detox for the first time. I had it in my head that it would be a punishing regime whereby I could only eat salads and celery sticks and I would end up hungry and desperately longing for my usual diet. My experience was, I am happy to say, the complete opposite! Continue reading >

The Student BioSnacky® Challenge

by Rachel, on 20 January 2014, Health, Healthy Eating
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So far my track record isn’t great – my Cactus died of dehydration, I drowned my Carnations, and my Begonia got septicaemia. Why then, was I asked to grow BioSnacky?

Like many typical students, the mention of a ‘healthy meal’ triggers only vague and distant memories of eating habits before leaving home. Why then, was I asked to eat BioSnacky? Continue reading >