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Manage Everyday Stress

September 7, 2021
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As schools return and working patterns shift from a working at home model to an office based/home model for many, these changes in routine can throw up challenges and take a bit of getting used to. Focusing on work life balance is important, as we know things […]

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Bloated? Why do I feel bloated all the time?

July 19, 2021
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Thanks to Katie Wheaton (Dip NT, mBANT CNHC) from Optibac for her guest blog about this common digestive symptom and how to beat the bloat.

Bloating is an uncomfortable and tight feeling of fullness in the stomach or abdomen, which may also be accompanied […]

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Brush up on your Dental Health and Boost your Good Bacteria

May 17, 2021
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Our understanding of the balance of bacteria throughout our digestive system has been of huge interest over the last few years specifically whilst understanding our immune health, mood, cravings and links to chronic disease. The community of microorganisms that inhabit our mouths have recently been more widely researched […]

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Stress and Anxiety: Top tips to move forward

May 4, 2021
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Stress and anxiety are thought of as two of the great evils of our century and, although they are not the same, they are closely related. We live immersed in the midst of chaos and a fast changing world that often does not allow us time to think […]

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Banish the Blood Sugar Blues

March 22, 2021
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If you’re clued into the healthy eating world then you are probably aware that keeping your blood sugar stable, rather than fluctuating in peaks and troughs, is a good thing. Your body uses the simple sugar, glucose, as a fuel but it needs a Goldilocks amount at […]

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Digestive Enzymes in your First Aid Kit

March 2, 2021
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Should we include digestive enzymes in our first aid kit?

Flatulence? Bloating? Heaviness after eating? Does it sound familiar?

Digestive enzymes and their power to improve digestion is certainly worth knowing a little about and may offer support as pubs, restaurants and social events open up […]

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Guest Blog: Teenagers: A Critically Overlooked Group

September 28, 2020
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A fantastic guest blog from registered naturopathic nutritional therapist, Lorna Driver-Davies (Head of Nutrition at Wild Nutrition Ltd.) Lorna Driver-Davies has worked for a decade as a registered naturopathic nutritional therapist, integrating functional medicine practice with her knowledge of botanicals as a […]

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COVID-19 and Vitamin D

September 9, 2020
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Some interesting research has just been published about vitamin D and COVID-19.

Though it was a small scale randomised control trial the results are worth noting.

In short, taking vitamin D virtually eliminated the risk of ICU admission—and may completely eliminate […]

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With a little help from a Chef and a Scientist!

September 9, 2020
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The Food Teacher™, Rothamsted Enterprises and Rothamsted Research join forces to support children to become the young chefs of the future.

 The importance of understanding the link between what we eat and our health couldn’t be more relevant in the current […]

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Let’s Teach Them Young!

July 2, 2020
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The Food Teacher™ launch their latest award for nurseries and schools for ages 3+ to support food education and improve long-term health.

 

The importance of understanding the link between what we eat and our health couldn’t be more relevant in the current climate and […]

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Welwyn Hatfield Young Chef of 2020 Announced

February 13, 2020
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Nine year old, Lucas Brooks from St Michael’s Woolmer Green VA C of E School has won the Welwyn Hatfield Young Chef of 2020. The Year 5 pupil competed against eight other fantastic finalists from Welwyn Hatfield primary schools at Ridgeway Academy on Friday 7th February. Five […]

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Move on from Motion Sickness

September 28, 2017
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Motion sickness is the feeling experienced when your sense of balance is disturbed by constant motion such as riding in a car or aboard a ship. It can be extremely common with estimates that 80% of the population have suffered from it at least once in their lives […]

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