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Egg free, dairy free cupcakes

Egg free, dairy free cupcakes

Published June 21, 2021 If you are sensitive to eggs and are also a vegan (does not really matter whether you are vegan or not, they are tasty anyway), these cupcakes are moist and delicious and suit vegetarians/vegans as well. Low in calories and fat, but do not eat...

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Gluten-free chocolate brownies

Gluten-free chocolate brownies

Published June 14, 2021 Thank goodness for gluten-free flour, so those suffering from gluten intolerance can still enjoy yummy, gooey gluten-free brownies! BUT these are even better, as they contain no flour at all, so are suitable for anyone, but check to see if...

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What Causes Gluten Intolerance?

What Causes Gluten Intolerance?

Published June 14, 2021 You may have heard the term. You may even have been diagnosed with this common condition yourself. But just what causes gluten intolerance? As the name suggests, gluten plays a central role in this condition. This dense protein is found in...

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How to Sleep Better

How to Sleep Better

Published June 8, 2021 Learning how to sleep better is something we should all be doing. Sleeping is a central part of all our lives - as fundamental to our wellbeing as eating. It’s a truism that we spend around a third of our lives asleep but just think about what...

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Gluten Free Banana Bread

Gluten Free Banana Bread

Published June 8, 2021 This mouth-watering gluten free banana bread will put a smile on anyone’s face as it is totally delicious! Once you have made this bread for the first time, you can vary the recipe – try using blueberries instead of chopped dried apricots or use...

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Secrets in your Smoothies

We are often looking for ways to better our health and embrace a healthier lifestyle - from increasing our exercise levels to preparing more meals using fresh ingredients, there are plenty of small changes we can make to have an impact on the bigger picture.  When it...

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How to Eat Healthy Food Every Day

How to Eat Healthy Food Every Day

Published June 1, 2021 The food we eat is central to our health, providing the very building blocks of our bodies. The latter are tremendously versatile and will do their very best with what they are given, but an inadequate diet will catch up with us eventually and...

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Seasonal salads

Seasonal salads

Published Apr 12, 2020 Sardine and tomato salad with olives and red onion A true taste of the healthy Mediterranean diet, this salad is surprisingly filling. Sardines are an excellent choice as they are oily fish and contain many nutritional benefits – even tinned...

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Vitamin B12 foods for vegans

Vitamin B12 foods for vegans

Published April 8, 2021 Veganism has never been more popular than it is today. A decade or two ago it was rare to encounter anyone following this lifestyle - now vegan food is sold in high street coffee bars. Veganism is a heartfelt ethical choice but it can pose...

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Best Vitamin D Foods for Vegans

Best Vitamin D Foods for Vegans

Published April 5, 2021 Following a vegan diet is an expression of real commitment to animal and environmental welfare - but it is a lifestyle that comes with some challenges. These include not just sourcing truly vegan food in a meat-eating world, but also ensuring...

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Controlling Type 2 Diabetes with Your Diet

Controlling Type 2 Diabetes with Your Diet

Published April 1, 2021 Diabetes has an increasingly high profile in the 21st century, thanks in no small part to modern sedentary lifestyles. But it is not a monolithic condition: there are in fact two principal - and significantly different - types of diabetes: type...

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Do hair supplements actually work?

Do hair supplements actually work?

Published March 29, 2021 We’ve all seen them, those ads that lurk in various corners of the internet promising lustrous locks and shiny curls if you only take this or that hair supplement. Generations of men worried about their receding hairlines have been the...

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The Best Probiotics for IBS

The Best Probiotics for IBS

Published March 25, 2021 Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a regular source of discomfort and misery for many. This chronic condition can cause such unpleasant symptoms as bloating, constipation and diarrhea. And unfortunately, there is no cure - in medical...

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Common Symptoms of Hormonal Weight Gain

Common Symptoms of Hormonal Weight Gain

Published March 22, 2021 Hormones are potent organic molecules, one of a class involved in ‘signaling’ - that is to say, transmitting information from one organ within the body to another. This signaling plays a central role in a whole range of fundamental biological...

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Probiotics vs prebiotics

Probiotics vs prebiotics

Published Mar 15, 2021 It’s easy to take the gut for granted but it plays a central role in our day-to-day lives, processing the food and drink we consume every day so our bodies can build and grow and maintain themselves. It is, in effect, our very own fuel tank and...

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What is egg intolerance?

What is egg intolerance?

Published Feb 22, 2021 Many people struggle to properly digest eggs. But just what are the symptoms of egg intolerance and what makes them different to an allergic reaction? For many of us, eggs are a tasty breakfast staple and hearty baking standby. But for some less...

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Our Health Quiz

Our Health Quiz

Published Feb 19, 2021 The old maxim ‘you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone’ certainly applies to health. It’s a pretty precious resource but it’s all too easy to take your health for granted until illness unexpectedly arrives and suddenly, you’re not healthy...

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