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Store Cupboard foods with brain benefits

5 brain healthy foods from the cupboard ( and one from the freezer) and why they are worth giving a try Oily fish– the story your mum used to tell you that eating fish would help you at school? Well it turns out she was

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To Nap or not to Nap?

Having a daytime nap is something we associate usually with babies, toddlers and for the rest of us when we are on holiday somewhere sunny ( we can dream)- most of us are just too busy right?  As most of us as not getting enough

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It’s time for some ISS -Immune System Support.

5 Ways you can help your immune system today.  Sleep. This is your body’s super power. Sleeping at night is the equivalent of half time during a football match. Except we allow usually around 7-8 hours for this half time break. That is how important

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How super is your food?

Foods that have lots of healthy properties have been termed ‘superfoods’.  So what about all these foods that have so called ‘superfood’ properties? Here is our A-Z guide to some of these- how to say them for a start- and some of the health benefits

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Kale- a super hero of greens

Of all the super healthy greens, kale is one of the healthiest and most nutritious plant foods in existence. Loaded with all sorts of beneficial compounds, here’s a top line introduction on what you need to know on why kale is king.  Super easy to

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Coffee or Tea- one, two or three?

Believe it or not, caffeine is the world’s most popular drug. In the UK we drink 120 million cups if tea per day and 90 million cups of coffee a day. And that is before everyone was locked down and working from home. Caffeine can

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Why Having Enough Vitamin D is important

(and an extra bonus of keeping those levels up if you are trying to get fit ) Vitamin D is a vitamin of many talents.  Vitamin D keeps us going in many ways. Along with calcium, Vitamin D helps us build and maintain healthy bones

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Noggin Nugget- Food sources of B vitamins

Noggin Nugget- Food sources of B vitamins  Noggin HQ are a big fan of B vitamins. As food sources are the best way to get the nutrients we need here is a reminder of where you can stock up on those Bs: Vitamin B6- Lentils,

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