With barely a week to go to the Christmas Holidays you can be forgiven for getting into a bit of a tizz and becoming anxious because there is so much to think about. Food, gifts, travel arrangements, are just some of those! So what can we do to keep body, soul and our surgery on
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There has been quite a lot about diets in the media this week – not least the Horizon programme last night examining the impact of ‘cleaning eating’. Somewhere along the way the clean eating concept (which many saw as the opposite of processed/junk food eating) has become mixed up with bogus scientific
GUEST POST: When it’s grey and gloomy outside and the days are short, it can be hard to motivate yourself to get up and do exercise. In the lead up to Christmas, we are also more likely to eat more of the less healthy options! Between mulled wine, mince pies and lack of exposure
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