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Are you concerned about your cholesterol levels?

Doctors recommend that we aim for a total cholesterol of less that 5.5m mol/L. (easily determined by a fasting blood test). Some ...
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Break the cycle of overeating

Eating habits can be hard to break – we have usually practiced the habits over a long time and our ...
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Chia – superfood or superfad?

3 interesting facts about chia Chia seeds come from the desert plant Salvia hispanica, a member of the mint family ...
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How to defeat sugar cravings

Train your brain to stop sugar cravings Research shows that around 70% of foods purchased in the supermarket contain added ...
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A happy camper

I have had the pleasure of camping next door to a very keen cook, each year for the last several ...
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Making a new year’s resolution? Don’t be too hard on yourself!

Resolutions relating to losing weight, or changing your eating habits, are amongst the most popular. According to Dr Avya Sharma ...
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A few Christmas thoughts

Is the thought of all that food over Christmas stressing you out? You may have been really careful with your ...
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Cherie on pilates and healthy living

Healthy eating is one part of the big picture of a balanced lifestyle. Exercise plays an important role and pilates ...
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Full fridge, empty pantry

A lot of foods in your pantry are full of sugar and salt laden and nutrient poor. It’s time to ...
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Coconut oil – what’s the go?

Up until very recently, coconut oil has had very bad press, mainly due to the fact that it is made ...
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Oh how I thought I disliked kale!

Discover the joys of kale chips! Oh how I thought I disliked kale – its rubbery, green leaves and slightly ...
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