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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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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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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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Add to your collection

So the blog I will be writing about today will be a little different from what I normally talk about.  I thought to myself that I have rambled on for a long time about health and fitness and you guys can read my blog if you wish to gain some knowledge or just refresh your […]

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Fast Food

Yum fast foods all those KFC chickens and McDonalds burgers!  Drive through after a hard day at work because you cannot be bothered or too tired to cook yourself is probably a good choice right ?  Wrong!  Yes I am talking about fast food but why do people suddenly think about those fast food places? […]

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