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Artificial Sugars vs Gut Health

I’m a big believer in how our gut health affects our wellbeing. And we’ve blogged previously about what foods to avoid to keep a healthy microbiome (See ‘What should I eat for a healthy gut?’) This mentions to stay away from sugar as it feeds the bad bacteria in our digestive system. But what about […]

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What makes a good sunscreen? – part 1

With summer here and holidays in the sun planned, we turn to buying sunscreens and the question arises: What is a good sunscreen? In my research into this question, I realise that this is not a simple question! My quest for an answer takes me through the following journey: Why do we use sunscreen? We […]

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Be Healthy with Vitamin D

It’s now officially summer here in the UK. This brings the longer, sunnier days and the desire to soak up some sunshine and warmth. Which brings us back to the question: Is it healthy to be out in the sun? The answer – YES! Sunshine has great health benefits, including that it’s the best way […]

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Face your Fear…

“We do not fear the unknown. We fear what we think we know about the unknown.” ~ Teal Swan. Fear of losing someone we love, fear of failing, fear of starting something new, fear of embarrassment, fear of expressing our true selves. Fear is our biggest obstacle in life that holds us back from our […]

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Choosing to Heal Now…

“We do not heal the past by dwelling there; we heal the past by living fully in the present.” ~Marianne Williamson. This week I would like to talk to you about the concept of being in the moment. You would have heard about being present and how important it is. What I want to do, […]

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Healthy Chocolate for you…

With Easter just gone and International Mother’s Day this weekend, it’s an easy time to over-load on chocolate!  We’re not against a bit of indulging but how many of us feel the negative effects of too much chocolate? The problem is not the actual ‘chocolate’ because that’s got a lot of good beneficial things in […]

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Don’t be green with envy…

“Envy is the art of counting the other fellow’s blessings instead of your own.” ~ Harold Coffin. It’s easy for us to compare our lives against others and to want it all. How do you feel, think or act when you see others succeeding? Losing weight? Or in love? We all deserve success, love and […]

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