Posts from 2012

The ultimate christmas veg


Brussel Sprouts. Personally I love sprouts and feel it wouldn’t be a proper christmas dinner if they weren’t on my plate but I know some people hate them. So before you decide whether to omit or eat lets take a...

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The hotter the better


I love the heat but i’m talking about chilli peppers! These hot little devils have soooo many health benefits you need to be putting them in everything! Chillis contain a compound called capsaicin, capsaicin is responsible for the heat of...

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Osteoporosis – are you at risk?


With ‘World osteoporosis day’ nearly upon us (20th oct) i thought i would highlight some facts and figures, and what you can do to prevent or reduce your risk of osteoporosis in the future. Osteoporosis currently affects 2 million women...

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Aspartamine – bad press or BAD?


In my last blog I spoke about sorbitol and the effects it had on the body and why it was so bad for us, so I thought I would do a quick post on aspartamine another common sweetener found in...

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Sweeteners are just as bad


Following the evils of sugar blog I was asked by several people is it better to use sweeteners instead of sugar? the answer is no! Lets start with (more in the next blog) a common sweetener found in ‘sugar free’...

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You wouldn’t run in flip-flops


Has anyone noticed the increase in health, sport and fitness programmes on the tv recently? Obviously this has something to do with the Olympics which are starting on Friday, lets hope that once the Olympics are over health and fitness...

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Pilates for runners – common injuries


As we are now in the height of charity race season I thought I’d help those runners who are new to the sport and help them prevent any unwanted injuries. The most common injuries we see over summer are running...

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The evils of sugar


Did anyone watch the programme last week on BBC 2 ‘the men who made us fat’ if you didn’t make sure you do, finally someone is trying to educate the UK that sugar is the enemy not fat. Sugar is...

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