December 1, 2016

Seven ways to an avoid allergy blow-out this silly season

    The festive season is well and truly upon us. And, while December can be a time to look back over the highs and lows of the year, it’s also a time to juggle a crazy number of social engagements. Don’t let your allergy symptoms get the better of you – here are seven simple ways to avoid an allergy blowout and safeguard your health this festive season.   Get PAT top-up sessions   Whether it’s at the work Christmas party or Christmas lunch with the extended family, we’re all guilty of overdoing it at the end of the […]
October 19, 2016

Could you be part of the one in three reacting to sugar?

                          We all know that too much sugar is bad for our health. But did you know that one in three people(1) experience sensitivity to sugar? Or that sugar sensitivity can contribute to sugar cravings and addiction?   Sugar sensitivity There are two types of sugar – the sugar that occurs naturally in foods like dairy products (lactose), grains, high-starch vegetables, alcohol and high-fructose fruits, and ‘free’ sugars, which are added to enhance flavour. Both types of sugar can cause a reaction in sensitive people, but reactions are […]
October 14, 2016

Top 10 tips for cleaner eating

          Clean eating involves being mindful about where and how your food has come to you. But it doesn’t have to be complicated – it’s simply about eating healthy, whole foods. So here are ten tips to help you make healthier food choices … Choose fresh and unprocessed foods Think twice about foods that are tinned or packaged in plastic and do not resemble their original form. Processed foods are usually jam packed with sugar and high fructose corn syrup, which have been linked to a range of chronic diseases. Drop the sugar It’s just staggering […]
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