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Healthier Choices

Your greatest wealth, is your health – Virgil

With summer just around the corner, now is the perfect time to start making some healthier life choices so you’re feeling your best this year. With so much fresh, in-season produce available across a wide range of supermarkets, there’s no excuses! Small, simple changes will make a huge difference to the way you feel both inside and out, so try these top tips to make sure you’re summer ready!

Hydrate

Try to drink between 3-5 litres of water a day, even more depending on your body consumption. It may sound like a lot initially, but once it’s part of your routine you may even want to increase it. Try replacing fizzy drinks for sparkling water with lemon … Continue reading »

Healthy Eating

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well – Virginia Wolfe

This quote immediately represents how healthy eating in general has a positive impact on us. Along with physical activity, a nutritious, balanced diet is the foundation of healthy living. It increases our general performance and helps to build up our immune systems. Healthy eating also reduces the risk of obesity and illnesses such as diabetes and heart disease.

People need to eat ranges of food to get all the nutrients and fibre your body needs. A well balanced diet consists of protein, carbohydrates, heart healthy fats, vitamins, minerals and water. This means avoiding processed foods, saturated fats and alcohol. Fats are an important part of your diet, … Continue reading »

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