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5 tips to beat Hayfever
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5 tips to beat Hayfever

Hay fever – the allergy that leaves 18 million of us in a sneezing mess, and the rest wondering how a warm summer day can cause such strife. As we reach the peak of hay fever season here are some tips (and some myths!) for how avoid the symptoms and enjoy the sun. 1.  Rid…

How does exercise affect mental health?
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How does exercise affect mental health?

Some people meditate to relieve stress, whilst others turn to hobbies such as cooking, travelling and knitting. The mind-body connection is so significant that what we physically do with our body can impact our mental state, and vice versa–what we think and feel can affect our biological functioning. So it should come as no surprise…

7 Benefits of eating dark chocolate
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7 Benefits of eating dark chocolate

There are a few ways you can tell Easter is around the corner, but there’s always one thing in specific: Easter eggs. Lining the shelves in supermarkets, ready to be picked up for brunches and egg hunts. Admittedly, for a lot of us, chocolate has become one of the defining features of Easter. In fact,…

10 ways to get active with your kids
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10 ways to get active with your kids

It typically doesn’t take a lot of convincing for kids to get active – it’s in their nature. And getting at least one hour of exercise is vital for the development of children aged five and over. It can help them grow strong bones, flexible muscles, maintain a healthy weight, build their confidence, and discover…

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Nourishing Yourself as a Parent

As a nutritional therapist I spend so much time working with mums on the verge of burnout that it’s interesting to see just how much they neglect to nourish and take care of themselves. It’s pretty much become an epidemic in our society that women have taken on so many different roles that they forget…