How to make your roast dinner a little healthier

Nothing means ‘love’ more than home cooking from the heart. So, instead of taking a trip to the local pub, why not stay in for Sunday lunch? And if you’re trying to reduce the amount of fat, sugar or calories you consume, you could treat your family to a healthier home-cooked roast dinner. Here are…

Reducing added sugars at every meal

How much is too much? You don’t have to cut sugar out completely. But looking for ways to reduce the amount you consume, to fall within the recommended guidelines, is likely to have a positive impact on your health. Remember: sugar occurs naturally in some foods – like fruit, vegetables and milk – and you…

7 simple ways to take care of your health

It can be easy to put off an eye test or a dental problem, especially if there’s nothing causing discomfort. But when we don’t keep an eye on maintaining our health, ailments can go unnoticed and can develop into bigger health problems. Discover seven simple ways to take care of your health in this blog….

6 ways to stay healthy this winter

Snuggly jumpers… …crisp, magical mornings, and the joy of warming porridge. Winter can be a rewarding season. Why not embrace it? You can get more from the long winter months by giving your body what it needs to help you feel well. Here are a few tips to help you stay on top of your…

Say no ho ho to indigestion and heartburn this holiday season

What a pain! There’s nothing like indulging in a few chocolatey treats and sitting by the tree with a tipple or two. But when that familiar burning sensation in your chest comes to visit, you know it’s time to say ‘no’ to those last two chocolates lying lonely in the box. Want to know how…

Easy veg to grow outdoors: part two

More easy veg to grow in your garden In part 1 we looked at how to grow your own carrots, Swiss chard, spring onions and peas. See if you can eat your way through the next lot of easy veg to grow outdoors! Continue reading…

Easy veg to grow outdoors: part one

Growing your own veg You may have tried growing some veg indoors, but how about outdoors? If not, why not give it a go? This blog is your guide to starting your own vegetable patch outdoors easily and quickly. Dig-in and discover some of the easiest vegetables to grow outdoors for a healthy, rewarding addition…

Easy veg to grow indoors: Part Two

Gorgeous green beans If you’re after a vegetable which keeps quickly replenishing what you eat then French beans or runner beans are for you. You’ll get plenty from one plant and two plants will be ideal for a family of four, depending on how much veg you plan to eat of course! Plant one seed…

Easy veg to grow indoors: Part one

The easiest way to get your 5-a-day Do you live in a flat or don’t have enough room in your garden to grow your own veg? Then get growing some indoors. By growing veg indoors you’ll be rewarded with some of the tastiest vegetables you’ve ever had. Read on to learn which vegetables are easiest…

How to avoid illness by washing your hands

It’s only been 170 years since we really started to realise the importance of avoiding infection by washing our hands. It’s such a simple thing, yet how many people actually do it?