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Berrytastic!!

If you didn’t already know what I am going to talk about, well let me tell you….Berries!!! Berries are a fantastic source of food which can be added to a variety of dishes!  Not only do they enhance the flavour of food but pack a healthy punch of antioxidants and other nutrients.  Now in the […]

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Happy New Year

2014 is drawing to a close!  Yet again another year has passed quickly and it’s time to think back of what we all have achieved. To everyone out there who has made goals and achieved them well congratulations and to those who are still working to towards them and progressing then you crack on and […]

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Merry Christmas!

Another Christmas means another time of year to indulge in your favourite foods and drinks!  This is truly a time to not think about what you eat but just to enjoy every mouthful and savour those amazing flavours! Whatever you guys are doing tonight, whether it’s chilling inside or standing under mistletoe, just enjoy it […]

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Feed the brain

If you didn’t already know that the brain controls virtually every function in your body then you know now!  This amazing organ has a massive capacity to learn and retain information to put to good use.  The brain releases neurotransmitters (hormones which travel through the neural system) which influence other organs to secrete their hormones […]

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The essence of mood through food

I just want you to do me a favour, whatever you are doing right now, drop it and just imagine that you are eating the most delicious food. Whether it’s a 3 course meal or fresh oysters, followed by a juicy steak with a red wine sauce and steamed vegetables and to top it off […]

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A burst of energy

Majority of us have had caffeine in some form or another before whether it’s through tea or coffee.  Thanks to our Italians café’s have spread like wildfire across the world!  Even in the UK which is a big tea drinking nation has hundreds and thousands of café’s around, and what do people now opt for?  Yes […]

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A Test of Character

So when are you hitting the gym?  Strange way to start an article right?  But if anybody asked you that question you would probably have that answer straight away as you would have organised all your fitness days and you would know exactly what to do on certain days.  So why am I blabbing on […]

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The dangers of fat

All humans maintain a certain degree of fat, some more than others as we all know.  There are advantages of sustaining a small percentage of fat as fat can be an energy reserve when food is scarce or when carrying out long distant events.  Also fat is a great insulator in cold conditions and helps […]

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Test of dehydration

We all know that water is extremely important for your body.  It helps you in everyday tasks, allowing you to focus on specific tasks and helps your mental endurance.  Water is a vital component of all body cells and all of your organs need it as it contains the special ‘O’ molecule.  Yes ‘O’ is […]

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Avoid congesting the tunnels!

Yeah you think I’m talking about cars but unfortunately you’d be wrong!  As interesting as it is talking about traffic jams at 6 pm rush this sort of congestion is far more microscopic. I am actually going to ramble on about cardiovascular disorders, one in particular – atherosclerosis! Atherosclerosis (very hard to spell) is a […]

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