Investing in Your Health

28 Oct 2016

Essential oils. 
Often sniffed at (excuse the pun), but research has shown that essential oils can be highly effective with helping to relieve stress, anxiety and depression. Some of the best for the aforementioned are: Lavender, Ylang Ylang, Bergamot, Chamomile and F...

25 Oct 2016

Yes, we all automatically breathe but what we often don't pay attention to is how we breathe. If we're stressed or anxious most often our breath will be more shallow and quick.
A great way to relieve stress is to focus on slow deep breaths, when you inhale a...

21 Oct 2016

When you're going to exercise it's vitally important to warm up before hand and then cool down afterwards. This helps to increase blood flow around the body, which allows our muscles and tissues to move more freely and can help with wear and tear.
This can include ligh...

18 Oct 2016

Exercise depletes the body's stores of fluids and minerals, which must be replaced. It has been determined by most experts that if you engage in light to moderate exercise, drinking water will do this fine. However if exercising strenuously, you'll also need to repleni...

14 Oct 2016

FRUIT JUICE... what we often don't realise is that the majority of shop bought fruit juices are made from concentrate. These are often filled with chemicals and a lot of sugar, there is very little nutritional benefit in these drinks.
For example to make apple juice th...

7 Oct 2016

We're more likely to be more active during the summer months, when the weather is fine we love to spend time outside. This results in moving our bodies more naturally, whether it's walking, cycling or swimming.
However as the Winter months approach it can lead to us mo...

3 Oct 2016

Butternut Squash soup is by far one of our favourite winter warmers. There are a variety of recipes out there, this one is nice and easy and you can tweak it, adding extra veg or spicing it up with extra chilli.

Butternut Squash Soup with Chilli & Crème Fraîche

1 buttern...

1 Oct 2016

Try this simple, seasonal, delicious baked apple recipe for a sweet treat. Serve with a low-fat fromage frais, mixed with a little honey.

Spiced Roasted Apples & Blackberries

4 medium Bramley apple each weighing about 200g/8oz
4 tbsp clear honey
½ tsp ground cinnamon

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