Doing Dry July or wanting to reduce your intake of alcohol?

Dry July might be your kick start to reducing your overall intake of alcohol, to become ahealthier you, as well as raising money for people affected by cancer. So instead of focusing on the negatives of drinking alcohol, we want to talk about the positives of not drinking. Offer yummy mocktail recipes and strategies to…

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Osgood-Schlatter’s Disease

What is Osgood-Schlatter’s Disease? Osgood-Schlatter’s Disease is a common cause of knee pain in adolescents. Rather than a disease, it is technically a traction apophysitis. This occurs when there is inflammation where the tendon from the kneecap (patella) attaches onto the shin bone (tibia). This inflammation can result in pain at the front of the…

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Sports Nutrition: Improving your performance

Good nutrition can significantly improve sporting performance, just as poor nutrition can hinder it. A sports nutrition plan enables everyone from weekend warriors to elite athletes understand how their dietary intake affects performance in training and competition. Learn more about some of the most important aspects of sports nutrition, including: • Nutritional adequacy• Carbohydrate –…

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Family-style meals

Are family-style serves the secret to calmer mealtimes? Feeding children can be challenging at the best of times but if mealtimes have become a constant battle in your house, it’s worth considering serving meals ‘family-style’. This approach to feeding families can help reduce the stress for everyone in the house and bring back calm to…

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What is aerobic fitness and how do I test it?

What exactly is aerobic fitness? Why is it important? How much is enough? How fit am I? What is aerobic fitness? By definition, ‘aerobic’ means ‘with oxygen’. Aerobic fitness (interchangeable with ‘cardio fitness’) is a measure of your body’s ability to take oxygen from the atmosphere and use it generate energy in your muscle cells.…

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Food and mood, how does diet impact our mental health?

Depression and anxiety are the most common mental health conditions worldwide, and a major contributor to the global burden of disease. Throughout this blog we will explore how mood and food are related, and what diets might help improve our mental health. Anxiety is a state of fear or tension without an obvious trigger that…

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How to optimise your nutrition during COVID

Nutrition and covid

We have all been affected by covid in some way which has in turn affected our nutrition, whether it’s gaining weight, eating less regularly, moving less or emotional eating we want to give you some tips on how to improve your nutrition. There are some themes emerging through COVID-19 and lockdown life Increased snacking 60%…

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