Are You Eating A Heart-Healthy Diet?

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A heart-healthy lifestyle involves regular exercise, a balanced diet, and steering clear of fast foods and other damaging vices, such as smoking. An unhealthy heart can lead to a string of illnesses, such as obesity, cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, and increase susceptibility to viral attacks. Unfortunately, many people are unaware of what constitutes a […]

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What is spirulina and can it lower blood pressure?

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High blood pressure is a condition that occurs when the force of blood running through your blood vessels is too high. It puts people at risk for serious cardiovascular health conditions, according to the American Stroke Association. Having natural ways to manage and reduce high blood pressure is key. There are many common dietary and […]

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Ryvita Crackers – Just how healthy are they?

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Ryvita crackers have been produced for over ninety years and were one of the first packaged goods to be available in the UK. Whilst the range has broadened in this time with the addition of Ryvita Crackerbreads and Ryvita Thins as well as the traditional selection of Rye Breads, the original recipe has changed very […]

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Bulk Powders: Interview with the founders

Bulk Powders organic pumpkin protein

Bulk Powders are a brand that I regularly buy from and if you haven’t tried any of their products yet, you are definitely missing out. They sell good quality protein powders but also superfoods and nutritional supplements. I am a big fan of their vegan protein powder but have also tried some of their other products. […]

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Do vitamins help you lose weight?

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Most people associate weight management with intensive exercise and dieting. However, vitamins also play an important role in controlling body weight as they are valuable agents and catalysts for critical functions in the human body. This post explores the role of different vitamins in regulating weight and body fat. B vitamins B vitamins play a […]

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Is Special K cereal healthy?

Special K cereal

Kellogg’s Special K cereal has long been marketed as a healthy breakfast option. Advertising campaigns such as their 2005 ‘Drop A Jean Size Challenge’, have helped to cement Special K’s reputation as the cereal choice that can help with weight loss. However, if you are looking for ways to ‘drop a jean size’, does Special […]

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Are Innocent Smoothies Healthy?

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Almost everyone loves a smoothie, and most of us assume that they are a healthy option for a quick breakfast or a mid-morning pick-me-up, especially the high-profile brands such as Innocent Smoothies. So, are Innocent smoothies healthy? Well, they are packed with fruit and leafy green vegetables and are classed as one of your five-a-day, […]

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