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WellBoxes Healthy Snack Box Review

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Flowers and cards getting done but want to say thank you? A healthy snack box from WellBoxes is a nutritious and generous alternative to bland gifts and generic fruit baskets that can perk someone up when they need a lift. Everyone knows healthy eating is, well, healthy, but sometimes it seems like too much effort […]

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How to Combat Lockdown Weight Gain

Covid 19 has had devastating effects on people all over the world, but with obesity being hailed as the biggest link to severe symptoms and complications, is there more we could have done to avoid getting seriously ill? After all staying a healthy weight really is as simple as eating appropriate calories for you needs, […]

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Budget Food Shopping Sorted

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There’s been a lot of fuss in the news recently about the terrible quality of budget food boxes being sent out to kids who are eligible for free school meals and I wondered, if it were me shopping, what would I buy for one person on a very tight budget? Now I’ll caveat this with […]

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Purition Natural Protein Shake Review

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Not keen on artificial protein shakes and fake food? I review Purition natural protein shake mixes as a more nutritious (and real) alternative.   If you were to ask Purition what they’d describe themselves as it would be ‘real food’, which may surprise some of you who are using to seeing the macho sports protein […]

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Truth Origins Curcumin Drops Review

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Aching muscles after exercise, joint pain or IBS symptoms giving you grief? I gave Truth Origins curcumin drops a try, as the supplement has a lot of evidence to support it helps with inflammation. Curcumin is a substance found in turmeric, a root that’s in the same family as ginger. It’s often used in Indian […]

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Meal Prep Tips

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If you’re finding your busy life is getting in the way of being organised with food and eating a healthy diet then check out these excellent meal prep tips from top Fitness and Nutrition professionals.   This blog was originally put together for eco sports clothing company Sundried, you can read my review of their […]

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Does the Military Diet work for Weight Loss?

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The Military diet is a short term calorie restricted diet, that’s ‘militant’ in it’s approach because the diet plan is very specific. But since it’s only a 3 day diet plan, will it work for weight loss? In short, it’s just a low calorie diet, so all but the most petite, elderly and inactive people […]

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Why Should You Use Coffee As Pre-Workout Drink?

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Many athletes and fitness enthusiasts need an extra dose of motivation to reach their goals. This boost often comes in the form of caffeine, which is ideal for coffee drinkers who need extra energy when hitting the gym.   But, should you use coffee as a pre-workout drink? Here are some of the pros and […]

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How to exercise for an apple shaped body

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An apple shaped body is one that’s rounder at the middle, with fat stored mostly around the waist.   This is most commonly seen in men as women’s hormones tend to make us girls store fat on our hips, bum and thighs.   Some women are still apple shapes though, especially after menopause when hormones […]

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How can you cut down on sugar?

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We keep being told to cut back on sugar because it’s ‘bad for us’, but just how can you cut down on sugar?   Here’s a few key facts do set the record straight:   Sugar will only cause weight gain if it contributes to a calorie excess, but it’s still damaging to teeth and […]

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