Obesity – Good food to keep you full

The festive holidays probably feel like a distant memory and the New Year’s resolutions are in full flow, with getting fit and healthy one of the top ‘must dos’. With this in mind, it feels very fitting that it’s National Obesity Awareness week.

Obesity is an increasing problem in the UK and around the world. According to estimates from Public Health England, two thirds of adults and a quarter of children between two and 10 years old are overweight or obese.

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Christmas Nut Pies

A festive twist on the traditional mince pie. These treats are packed with goodness and keep you feeling festive over the Christmas period 

INGREDIENTS - Makes 16

Pastry

  • 125 g butter

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How to get an energy boost from food

In the Northern hemisphere, it feels like winter is well and truly here!  With the dark nights, the grey mornings and the cold, damp days, there’s no wonder we feel more lethargic and less motivated than in the summer months.

Our energy levels are affected by many things including a shortage of Vitamin D from a lack of sunlight, the weather in general and the change in seasonal foods available.

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National Diabetes month

November is National Diabetes month. With more than 3.9 million people living with diabetes in the UK, this is one day where we can raise awareness for this modern day condition. Our focus is to look at how lifestyle and our own energy flows can make diabetes less intrusive in our day to day life. First, let’s look at what diabetes is.
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Chia Chocolate Pudding

Level | Easy

A protein packed breakfast that is light, sweet and healthy and takes less than 5 minutes!

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 tablespoons of chia seeds

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Mental Health Everyday

Many of you will have been aware that World Mental Health Day was last week (October 10).   The day was dedicated to raising mental health awareness.  Every year one adult in four, along with one child in ten, will have a mental health issue. These conditions can profoundly affect literally millions of lives, affecting the capability of these individuals to make it through the day, to sustain relationships, and to maintain work.

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