Health at every size

Health at any size

Health at any size, or ‘Health at Every Size (HAES)’ as it’s often known, is part of the fat acceptance movement which seeks to change general opinion that overweig...
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Calcium

Calcium

Calcium is a mineral that’s essential for many body functions and for its structure. We store an impressive 1kg of calcium in the body and it's very tightly regulated, ...
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Protein priority order

Protein Priority Order

What is protein and how much protein should you eat each day? Surprisingly for some there is as much protein in vegetables as in meat, dairy and fish....
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Woman sleeping, hugging a cushion.

The thyroid

The thyroid is a gland in the neck, about the size of a plum and weighing less than a slice of bread. Despite its diminutive size and weight the thyroid has a huge amount...
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Mums and our health

Mums and our health

Mums play a vital role in their children’s physicality and health. Not just through genes but through how they ate during pre-maternal years and pregnancy....
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Carrot tops and leeky leaves

Carrot tops and leeky leaves

Do you throw certain parts of vegetables away when prepping? This doesn't have to happen, most parts of a veg are edible and furthermore are often where the nutrients and...
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Do nothing every day

Do nothing every day

It’s important to have balance and variety in our lives so, as a counterpoint to my post about doing more exercise, I’d also encourage you to find time to do ...
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Health benefits of olive oil

Health benefits of olive oil

With the abundance of conflicting advice about good fats and bad fats you’d be excused for wondering if the health benefits of olive oil, so often talked about, are...
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Keep your nuts cool

Keep your nuts cool

We all know by now that nuts provide a huge amount of good nutrition as well as being tasty. But because of their high fat content nuts can go rancid pretty fast. So how ...
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Increase your neat – exercise for weight loss

Increase your NEAT

We all know deep down that it’s energy in versus energy out when it comes to staying at a healthy weight. (By the way, there is such a thing as a healthy weight!). ...
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Doughnuts

Sugar sugar

So good I named it twice :-) But seriously, there’s loads of hype about sugar and it’s pure hysteria to say we need to cut sugar from the diet. Some fantas...
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