Kids and Pets

As we’ve got pets and kids and genuinely believe that they are healthier for it, I thought it was worth looking into this a bit more for some facts. It is estimated that 46% of households in the UK have pets, with dogs and then cats the most common animals. And there have been a… Continue reading Kids and Pets

Are you D-ficient?

Today’s title comes from the talented Sheila Wilson. I couldn’t think of one so asked the facebook community. There were quite a few good ones, but this one definitely stood out! So here it is! Vitamins, nutrients, supplements – something close to my heart. And with the recent bout of sunshine we had (she says… Continue reading Are you D-ficient?

The Power of the Dark Side

So this week’s blog was inspired by Lindsay from work. The title came from Paul (those who know us would have probably guessed that!). And to stop you wondering what the heck this is about… today I’m looking at the power of dark chocolate! Yum! I’ve heard before – and I’m sure so have you… Continue reading The Power of the Dark Side

Jogging v Brisk Walking

First thing I need to say is that I am definitely in the brisk walking camp. I’ve tried running and I don’t think it is for me – also tricky with a double push chair and a dog in tow – with having to blow noses, picking up balls etc. But – not everyone is… Continue reading Jogging v Brisk Walking

Lemon water – good for you?

Want to start your day healthy? Have some warm water when fresh lemon squeezed into it (and add a bit of ginger if you like), before you eat anything else. The internet is full of articles about this. I found this one which looked at it in an objective light and gives you the things… Continue reading Lemon water – good for you?

Why avocados are so good for you!

Everyone knows Avocado are healthy – right? But just how healthy? Did a little digging… And what do all these nutrients do? Another reason to think about attending on of my Supplement information evening! Here are some of the most abundant nutrients, in a single 3.5 ounce (100 gram) serving and what they contribute to… Continue reading Why avocados are so good for you!

Healthy Lifestyle – what does that actually mean?

A Healthy Lifestyle – We hear talk about it all the time – but what does it actually mean?! A google search brought up a gazillion pages that tell you about it. So I’ve had a look around… The World Health Organization (WHO), defines Health as a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being,… Continue reading Healthy Lifestyle – what does that actually mean?