How to keep active during winter

Posted by Alexander on June 29th, 2014 (Health, Uncategorized)

As soon as the first cool breeze passes for the year, the first few signs that winter is soon about, we all try to hibernate. Waking up later, driving or using taxis instead of walking to our destination to avoid the cold air and at times the rain. To top it all off, day light […]

Fruit & Veggies – Are you getting enough?

Posted by Alexander on May 4th, 2014 (Health)

Most people know that fruit and vegetables are good for you, but the fact is, eating enough of these foods may be the single most important dietary change needed to improve health and reduce the risk of disease. Why Eat Fruit & Vegetables? A lifetime habit of eating adequate fruit and vegetables every day can […]

Do French Children Eat Everything?

Posted by Lynda on March 28th, 2014 (Diet, Health)

We have much to learn from the French when it comes to educating our children about healthy eating and good food, as Karen Le Billon discovered. This week I learned of a fellow foodie who shares the same ethos of healthy eating as I do, particularly when it comes to teaching children about healthy eating […]

Is healthy becoming a marketing buzz word?

Posted by Lynda on March 19th, 2014 (Diet, Health)

What actually is healthy food, and is the real definition of healthy getting lost in a marketing fog? A story in the USA caught my eye because it raises bigger questions about how food is marketed to us as consumers, whether we are adults or, more worryingly, children – and how the true meaning of […]

Drink herbal teas for heart health

Posted by Lynda on March 17th, 2014 (Good Foods, Health)

Take a leaf out of the Ikarian lifestyle and add a herbal tea to your diet to boost heart health. Tea in various guises has been enjoyed for thousands of years, but research in 2009 in the Blue Zone island of Ikaria in Greece, found that the herbal teas drunk on a daily basis contributed […]

Analysing the Blue Zones

Posted by Lynda on March 13th, 2014 (Diet, Health)

What can the world’s Blue Zones teach us about diet, health and longevity? Blue zones are those anomalies in the known world, unusual pockets around the globe in which the people living there experience unusually long lives, and lower incidents of heart disease, late onset diabetes and osteoporosis. The areas were discovered when two demographic […]

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