Why calcium supplements don’t work

Calcium supplement

If you take calcium supplement you may want to consider stop taking it as a new study just found that increasing calcium intake is unlikely to boost bone health or prevent fractures. Even if you try to increase your calcium intake through your diet this may not make a difference as concluded by the two […]

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Organic September: My organic grocery essentials

Sainsbury's Organic range

It’s Organic September so I thought will share with you some of my organic grocery essentials I use every week and tell you where I buy them from, but before then just quickly why it’s good to go organic: 1. To reduce your exposure to potentially harmful pesticides 2. To support higher standards of animal welfare 3. To […]

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Balance Me Pure Skin Face Wash Review

Balance Me Pure Skin Face Wash

Pure Skin Face Wash from Balance Me was a freebie in one of the women’s magazines some time ago and I pretty much used it up now so I wanted to write about this lovely cleanser before I forget what’s like using it! The face wash comes in a small 50ml tub and for this […]

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National Fitness Day: Let’s get moving!

National Fitness Day

This is just a quick post to let you know about National Fitness Day, the biggest and most visible annual celebration of physical activity of the year. It’s happening this Wednesday and many health clubs, gyms and leisure centres will open their doors to non-members, offering free sessions and classes.  How to get involved Whether you […]

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Blackberry and coconut smoothie

Blackberry and coconut smoothie

It’s blackberry season and this is the best time to make a blackberry smoothie, just pick some blackberries from your nearest woodland, hedgerows or your local park. Never buy blackberries from the supermarket as those will be sprayed with or soaked in a special solution to keep them fresh for longer (not exactly the most natural method!). […]

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Salted Cacao and Nut Butter Bites

Cacao nut butter bites

I love the look of these cacao and nut butter bites, recipe kindly provided by the lovely Carly from My Well Being Journal. These bites could be eaten as a snack or a healthier dessert, and I believe they would also be great as an energy snack before the workout or to help the recovery after the workout. I haven’t tried […]

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Climbing Vrsic Pass, the highest mountain pass in Slovenia

Vrsic Pass - on top

If you want to put your cycling abilities to test you should definitely try climbing Vršič Pass, the highest paved mountain pass in Slovenia. The Vrsic Pass ascent is something that every cyclist should try at least once in their lifetime, they say in Slovenia.. It’s something that I wanted to do for a long time and this summer I finally […]

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