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International Chocolate Day!

Friday 13th September 2019

Chocolate is one of the world's favourite flavors, possibly THE most loved taste across 7 continents. This magic bean has been consumed by humans from as far back as 1900 BC, and was an integral part of the Aztec and Mayan civilisations and culture. Europeans combined it with milk and sugar, and with the Industrial Revolution and mass production, the modern era of chocolate began. Though it originated…

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Recipe of the Week: Zucchini (Courgette) Slice

Tuesday 10th September 2019

This recipe is ridiculously easy to make, and it's really tasty and versatile too. It's great hot or cold, which means it's perfect for school lunches or afternoon tea.This is a great way to get the kids to eat their vegetables. Veggie? Just remove the Bacon Don't like Courgette? Try using other vegetables, like grated carrot! INGREDIENTS 5 eggs 150g (1 cup) self-raising flour, sifted 375g zucchini, grated 1 large…

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Your Posture Might Be Affecting Your Digestion

Monday 9th September 2019

Ever finished a sensibly-sized meal and wondered why you feel as though you have eaten an entire hippo? If you're a regular sufferer of bloating or discomfort after eating you have probably already blamed all the usual culprits—poor gluten and dairy get a lot of undeserved blame for problems which actually originate in…

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Only the pros know this secret golf tip

Sunday 8th September 2019

If you are reading this, I assume you want to find out the secret that all the pros use to improve…

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Is Your Sleeping Position Ruining Your Back?

Wednesday 4th September 2019

Sleeping is such an integral part of the human experience that it seems odd to think there is a wrong way to do it. You may climb into bed doze off in your usual cosy position just fine, but comfort doesn't necessarily equal good. Trouble in the lumbar…

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Recipe of the Week: Roasted Cauliflower Tabbouleh

Wednesday 4th September 2019

A simple, low-calorie, grain-free meal with roasted cauliflower, punchy feta and sweet pomegranate seeds that can be prepared in advance - ideal for supper and packed lunch the next day Ingredients 1 large cauliflower (about 650g/1lb 7oz trimmed weight) 1 tsp allspice 1 tsp ground cinnamon 2 tbsp olive oil 25g flaked almonds,…

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What is Sciatica and how can you manage it?

Monday 2nd September 2019

What is sciatica and how can you manage it? Sciatica is possibly one of the most misunderstood ailments out there, yet also one of the most common. It is estimated that up to 40% of us will experience sciatica at least once in our lifetimes, with the likelihood becoming more pronounced with age, weight gain and a sedentary lifestyle. So, what actually is sciatica, and how…

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NEW CHIROPRACTOR - Say Hello to Natasha!!

Monday 29th July 2019

We are thrilled to welcome Natasha to our team of professionals. Natasha will be with us from 5th August 2019! Natasha graduated from Welsh Institute of Chiropractic with a Masters degree in July 2019.…

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Hot Weather Treat for the Grown Ups!!

Thursday 25th July 2019
BCC Good Food

A splash of fruity Pimm's turns these refreshing strawberry, cucumber and mint lollies into a grown-up treat Ingredients 500g strawberries, hulled and halved lengthways 10 mint leaves 75ml Pimm's 200ml lemonade 100g golden caster sugar 20 thin slices of cucumber, cut into quarters Method 1. Put the strawberries and mint leaves…

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How To Make The Most of Your Mornings

Sunday 21st July 2019
Carly Rowena

Mornings, you either love them or spend most of it pressing the snooze button again and again. Studies have shown that there really are two types of people so don't panic if you just can't face that morning light. I haven't always loved mornings and actually only ever worked out in the evenings so trust me when…

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The Science of Massage: 5 Ways Massage Makes You Feel Better

Monday 15th July 2019

It doesn't take a scientist to know that getting a massage feels oh so good - but it does actually require science to explain why. Sure, we all know the general reason why massages feel so good. A combination of the relaxing atmosphere, scented oils, and tension releasing touch of the masseuse is enough to rid anyone of their troubles for £60 per hour. But it's more than just…

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Sit Up Straight!

Monday 8th July 2019

Remember when your mother used to say things like, "Eat all your vegetables." And, "Look both ways before crossing the street." "A person…

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Health Facts about Omega-3

Thursday 4th July 2019

What is Omega-3 and why is it important? First, it is a fat. The good type of fat. The "omega" is simply a way organic chemists name the long string of carbon atoms. At one end is a carboxylic acid molecule (called alpha) and a methyl at the…

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Sleep and Mental Health

Thursday 20th June 2019
Kathryn Pinkham

Over half of people living in the UK lose sleep at one time or another due to stress and anxiety, and up to 90% of people who suffer with depression also have poor…

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7 Reasons why Cycling is Better than Running

Friday 31st May 2019

There's a lot to love about running. It's cheap to get started, great for torching calories, and works well with nearly any cross-training…

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Cost of Bad Advice

Monday 27th May 2019
Natalie Capaldi

It seems these days that everyone has a diet to promote. But with so many different ideas and opinions being shared online, it is very difficult to know what might work and what…

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Chiropractors & Activators.....

Friday 24th May 2019

The Activator Method Chiropractic Technique is a diagnostic and treatment system used by some chiropractors to treat many types of back pain, neck…

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BIKE TO SCHOOL WEEK - 3rd June - 7th June 2019

Monday 20th May 2019
Awareness Days

Monday 3rd June - Friday 7th June 2019 Bike to School Week is a time for inspiration - we hope it has helped pupils, parents and teachers across the UK kick-start active travel habits and switch to cycling, scooting or walking…

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Lets Fight Pregnancy Fatigue

Thursday 16th May 2019
Kayla Itsines

For anyone who is used to being active every day, pregnancy fatigue can be challenging! If you've never experienced it, imagine feeling SO tired that simple tasks leave you exhausted. In this blog, we want to talk more about what pregnancy fatigue feels like and provide some simple things you can do to minimise pregnancy fatigue. What is pregnancy…

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11 Amazing Rhubarb Benefits

Thursday 16th May 2019
John Staughton

The health benefits of rhubarb include its ability to promote weight loss, improve digestion, prevent Alzheimer's, stimulate bone growth, avoid neuronal damage, boost skin…

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