Why is Fibre important?
Posted: November 28, 2019

Why is Fibre important?

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WHY IS FIBRE IMPORTANT? Dietary fibre is one of those things that we know we need; but we aren’t completely sure why. Associated with the dreaded ‘carb’, fibre is increasingly being side-lined in the UK’s diet as we are now averaging only 14g of the stuff a day. Worryingly this is less than half of the daily recommended amount of 30g. So why are we eating so little fibre?...

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Your 5 a day the rainbow way
Posted: November 28, 2019

Your 5 a day the rainbow way

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YOUR 5 A DAY THE RAINBOW WAY… ‘Eat your greens’, ‘finish your plate’, ‘close your mouth when you are chewing’, ‘eat your five a day’, meal times can be awash with direction, and whilst “manners maketh man”, what really counts when it comes to nutrition at meal times? For years we have been directed to eat our 5-a-day, but are peo...

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Does Instagram set an impossible benchmark?
Posted: November 28, 2019

Does Instagram set an impossible benchmark?

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Is the pressure of Instagram stopping new female entrepreneurs? The impossible benchmark that Instagram sets isn’t just detrimental to body-image and life satisfaction levels, it also creates an impossible benchmark (or a self-confidence sap) for budding entrepreneurs. Had I seen these posts in 2009, whilst working from a 5 year old laptop at my kitchen table with a cup of instant coffee a...

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Five Foods That Will Make You Happy
Posted: September 3, 2019

Five Foods That Will Make You Happy

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When we associate food with happiness, most of us will dream about tucking into cottage pie made from our mum’s recipe or pasta bakes that the kids love because they are simple and filling. However, this instant spike in happiness and positive thoughts is often closely followed by a sluggish, lethargic feeling which can decrease productivity. Some foods can even have a negative impact on y...

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