Investing in Your Health

20 Oct 2017

So, here we are, World Osteoporosis Day and we really hope that you've found our tips on bone health helpful. To finish off here are a final few...

Knowledge is key - so find out if you have a family history of osteoporosis and if you do discuss this with your GP.

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19 Oct 2017

Let's talk about Vitamin D and why it's necessary for strong bones. Without Vitamin D, our bodies cannot effectively absorb calcium, which (as we know) is essential to good bone health. Technically Vitamin D is a hormone as our bodies can make it in our skin when it is...

18 Oct 2017

Our next tip on contributing towards your bone health is to eat yogurt. Researchers believe that as yogurt is a good source of micronutrients, vitamin D, B vitamins, and calcium — and of protein and probiotics as well - that the combination of these things has a benefi...

17 Oct 2017

So, as well as eating the right foods another way to keep your bones nice and healthy is...

EXERCISE - any kind of weight bearing exercise will do from strength training to regular power walks or a gym session. Aim for a minimum of 30 minutes, 3 times a week.

Weight-bear...

16 Oct 2017

20th October is World Osteoporosis Day and is marked every year on this date to help raise global awareness of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease.

It's so important to have strong, healthy bones; so leading up to this day...

2 Oct 2017

4 tablespoons olive oil, divided

2kg pumpkin

1 large onion, chopped

4 large or 6 medium garlic cloves,

(pressed or minced)

½ teaspoon sea salt

½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

⅛ teaspoon cloves

Tiny dash cayenne pepper (optional, if you like spice)

Freshly gr...

2 Oct 2017

The pumpkin and spices really shine in these Paleo Pumpkin Pancakes, feel free to use as much or little of the spices as you want. The almond butter gives these naturally sweet pancakes a nutty flavour and a protein kick, as well as healthy fats.

115g pumpkin puree (see...

1 Oct 2017

Well it is the month of Halloween after all!

Easily the most famous of the winter squashes they are a good source of fibre as well as vitamins and minerals.

When buying a pumpkin choose one that is heavy for its size and has firm, smooth skin. The smaller the pumpkin the...

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