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7 of the best muscle-building foods

7 of the best muscle-building foods

Published Jan 29, 2021 Food plays a crucial role in building lean muscle. Discover 7 of the best muscle-building food to support those hours in the gym   If you are already fit and like the idea of going that extra mile and building muscle, you will need to plan...

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Demystifying detox diets

Demystifying detox diets

Published Jan 26, 2021 Many of us have considered embarking on a detox diet or a ‘cleanse’. We might decide to do one after a holiday full of indulgent treats or after Christmas when biscuits for breakfast becomes our norm. Or it might be because we simply want to...

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The Best Winter Smoothie

The Best Winter Smoothie

Published Jan 24, 2021 You must have heard a million times that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. In fear of repeating ourselves – it really is. If you want to get through your day with energy and feel in tip top condition, then a power breakfast full...

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What are the best vitamins for muscle repair

What are the best vitamins for muscle repair

Published Jan 22, 2021 What are the best nutrients & vitamins for muscle repair so you can get back in the gym and keep seeing gains? Discover exactly that in this article. Getting fit and staying fit takes dedication and effort, but the reward for those vigorous...

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Reducing food waste saves money and the planet!

Reducing food waste saves money and the planet!

Published Jan 19, 2021 How often have you made too much food and had the excess go to waste? Or been enticed by an ‘unbeatable’ supermarket three for two deal that you don’t need? In the UK alone, 8.4 million people are struggling to afford to eat, yet we throw away...

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Mediterranean Linguine

Mediterranean Linguine

Published Jan 18, 2021 Pasta is always a great store cupboard item to have – you can make almost any dish with it, by varying the vegetables, any meat products (including leftovers such as chicken). Tinned goods from beans and pulses, vegetables and extras such as...

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Gluten free chocolate and salted caramel muffins

Gluten free chocolate and salted caramel muffins

Published Jan 13, 2021 What can you say about muffins, other than most people love them! These muffins can be eaten at any time of the day, are gluten free and suitable for vegetarians. If you have a ‘small’ muffin tray, you can double the quantity that you can store...

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What is Clean Eating?

What is Clean Eating?

Published Jan 12, 2021 The definition of clean eating is variable. Both the British Heart Foundation and the NHS in the UK concur on the subject, but unfortunately, like most dietary advice, some nutritional gurus have taken it to the extreme. Around 10 years ago, if...

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Savoury Potato Stew

Savoury Potato Stew

Published Jan 5, 2021 Potatoes do not need to be boring! This is a very economical meal that you can make from your store cupboard and a few potatoes added in. If you want, you could use sweet potatoes, or squash as an alternative, without changing the nutritional...

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Weight Loss Resistance

Weight Loss Resistance

Published Jan 4, 2020 Many of us have wanted to or even been advised to lose weight at one time or another. It’s perhaps the most frequently cited slice of lifestyle advice and that’s no real surprise. It’s alarmingly easy to pile on the pounds these days: our...

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What is Veganuary?

What is Veganuary?

Published Jan 1st, 2021 Veganuary started as a campaign back in 2014, with the aim of supporting veganism throughout the world. Since then, over 1 million people have converted to a vegan lifestyle for the campaign whilst supporting this ever-growing mission. ...

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Six vitamins to boost your immune system

Six vitamins to boost your immune system

Published Dec 28, 2020 Every day we come into contact with things that would make us ill if they got into our bodies - from toxic particles to the multitude of viruses and bacteria that swarm through the natural world. Our immune system is the body’s front line of...

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Festive gingerbread and carrot cake with overnight oats

Festive gingerbread and carrot cake with overnight oats

Published Dec 22, 2020 Another power breakfast that hits the spot in terms of nutritional content. Oats are heart-healthy, and even though this breakfast is a little on the sweet side, it is a complete powerhouse of nutrients that will energise you for the whole day....

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Does detox tea work? The dangers of teatoxing

Does detox tea work? The dangers of teatoxing

Published Dec 21, 2020 So-called ‘detox’ teas have become popular in recent decades among health-conscious consumers. They are sold as ways to balance the body and ‘fix’ any damage that may have been done by overindulgence. Often promoted by influencers and...

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Our favourite Vegan Goulash Soup

Our favourite Vegan Goulash Soup

Published Dec 14, 2020 This recipe is an autumn and winter winner! Rich in vegetables as well as a spicy, warming flavour, if you make it in batches with any ‘leftover’ veggies and freeze it, you have a quick and wholesome lunch or supper dish to bring back the heat...

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Common deficiencies and symptoms in vegan diets

Common deficiencies and symptoms in vegan diets

Published Dec 14, 2020 Veganism has become increasingly popular in recent decades. While vegetarians avoid meat but often allow themselves eggs and dairy products, dedicated vegans refuse all foods derived from animal sources and even non-food products - for example,...

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Winter berry and coconut smoothie

Winter berry and coconut smoothie

Published Dec 10, 2020 With the availability of berries throughout the year, either fresh or frozen, this delicious smoothie can be made at any time. You can vary the fruit, choose raspberries or blueberries, and even blackberries (which would normally be frozen...

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Key vitamins to help ease IBS symptoms

Key vitamins to help ease IBS symptoms

Published Dec 5, 2020 Irritable bowel syndrome or IBS is a chronic - and surprisingly common - disorder of the digestive system. Fifteen per cent or more of the developed world may have some form of IBS. The symptoms differ from person to person and vary in intensity....

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Homemade zucchini noodle salad

Homemade zucchini noodle salad

Published Dec 2, 2020 This healthy noodle salad uses vegetables as the base, as opposed to pasta-style noodles. This reduces the carbohydrate level by at least 50%, without detracting from the overall taste. This dish has a crisp and slightly crunchy texture as...

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