Festive Food

It is that time of the year again… Year-end functions Christmas parties Holiday munchies… All of these can make it fairly difficult to eat healthily and stay in shape, or to loose weight during the Festive season. While most of 2017's New Year resolutions have already...

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Back to school lunchbox ideas

Building a nutritious school and work lunchbox after a relaxing holiday may be daunting as its usually one of the last things you get time to think about as the new year approaches. Here are a few tips for building a healthier lunchbox, and a list that may help to get...

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Menopause

  Menopause occurs when our ovaries stop producing oestrogen and as a result our periods slow down and eventually stop. When we haven't had a period for 12 months we are described as post-menopausal. The average age is 51 but it can begin from around 48-55 years...

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Arthritis

Arthritis is a broad term used to describe joint disease or pain. It is a commonly seen illness and affects an estimated 10% of men and 18% of women worldwide. It is one of the most common causes of long term pain and disability. The symptoms can include joint pain,...

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Toddler eating – turn fussy eating into feasting

As children grow and develop the world around them gets more interesting than the gourmet clown face salad in front of them. They start exploring and acquire loads of info and knowledge especially between the ages of 1 and 3 years. This is the ideal time to help...

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Breast Cancer Awareness

As it is Womans Month it makes sense to speak about something very much at the heart of women - breast cancer. Apart from non-melanoma skin cancer, Breast Cancer is the most common cancer in women of all races, with a lifetime risk of 1 in 26 for those living in South...

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Living Healthy Lives Series – Anaemia

Anaemia is the decrease in the total amount of red blood cells or haemoglobin within the blood. It is the most common blood disorder and affects one third of the global population. Iron deficiency is the most prevalent deficiency state on a worldwide basis and...

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Thyroid disorders

We probably know at least one person with a thyroid disorder so it’s an important topic to discuss and be aware of. Our thyroid is a small butterfly shaped gland at the base of our neck in front of our trachea, that helps to regulate our metabolism. Most of the time...

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