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Antioxidants Uncovered

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We all understand that we should be eating whole foods full of vitamins and minerals to help keep us healthy, energised and young at heart. You have also probably heard of antioxidants and seen the plethora of products out there being marketed as full of antioxidants that are essential for good health, help ward of […]

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Protein Powders: Whey vs Isolate

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Whey protein is commonly used in the fitness industry to help meet daily protein requirements and increase muscle growth. It is often dubbed as a supplement when it is in fact a ‘performance food’.  This is because it is essentially filtered milk, there is nothing added to it to enhance or complete it. Two of […]

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Why Nutrition in the Workplace Matters  

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Workplace Wellbeing What is the greatest gift you could give to your valuable staff and employees? Your first instinct maybe to think of salaries, bonuses, holidays, training and a fun work environment – one that allows people to develop and grow. These are all very important and commendable components that caring employees look to provide. […]

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Is Salt Really The Bad Guy?

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For almost 50 years, public health experts have recommended that we limit our salt intake by linking it to high blood pressure and coronary heart disease. More recently, however, research is  telling us that salt (a mineral known as sodium chloride) is vital to our health and should not be a concern for many people. […]

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The Benefits of Caffeine

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What is caffeine? Caffeine is a naturally occurring stimulant that is available in several different forms; we can find it in food (chocolate), drinks (tea, coffee, energy drinks), as well as in tablet and powder form.  Whilst caffeine is the main active ingredient in coffee, it contains other compounds which can make it difficult to […]

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Veganuary – things to consider

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It would seem that dry January has been superseded in recent years by ‘Veganuary’; the act of following a plant based diet (i.e. no meat or dairy) throughout the month of January, usually with the aim of shedding those extra festive pounds. Now, I realise that we are already half-way through the primary month of […]