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Lunchbox Lessons

Recommended eating habits for children have changed a lot over the last few years with a general trend towards ‘clean eating’ - the consumption of food in its natural, rather than a processed state. As we enter he first full week of the new school year, here are some tips for keeping lunch boxes interesting and healthy.

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Citrus Zing - 6 Health Benefits of Grapefruit

Citrus Zing- 6 health benefits of grapefruit If the thought of eating grapefruit makes your mouth pucker and your eyes water, then let us tell you why this sharp fruit is a surprising health hero.

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What You Need to Know About Hepatitis

Hepatitis is an inflammation to the liver and there are many different forms of hepatitis: A, B, C, D, E as well as alcoholic and autoimmune hepatitis. Hepatitis can often be treated but hepatitis B and C can cause long term problems and, in some cases, can be fatal.

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Childhood Obesity and Diabetes Prevention

In 2017 around 9% of UK’s 4-5 years olds were classified as obese, by Year 6 (age 10-11 years) this figure had risen to 20%. I have been drawn more and more to try to understand how and why this is happening, and what we can do to stop it.

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World Heart Rhythm Awareness Week

Arrhythmia Alliance World Heart Rhythm Awareness Week takes place on the 4th – 10th June and aims to raise awareness for people with abnormal heart rhythms and to highlight what the symptoms are.

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Seasonal Nutrition - Asparagus

A distant cousin of the onion consumed for over 2000 years, Asparagus is a highly prized vegetable with a number of nutritional and health benefits. Asparagus season starts around 23rd April, St George’s day, and extends to 21st June, Summer Solstice. These delicious stalks are sometimes referred to as the ‘Queen of vegetables’ and here’s just a few reasons why.

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