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5 Natural alternatives to satisfy your sugar craving

  Having a sweet tooth is pretty common, with many people enjoying a sweet treat every now and then. We need sugar in our daily diet, but too much sugar can lead to weight gain that can result in a number of health conditions. To limit sugar intake, many people turn to artificial sweeteners to

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Health Benefits of Pineapple

The pineapple was once prized as an expensive tropical import, brought back from South America by Christopher Columbus and available in the 1700s only to Europe’s wealthiest. The fruit was later grown in hothouses but remained rare enough to symbolize luxury and hospitality. They were so sought-after that King Charles II even commissioned a painting of himself being presented with

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Healthy Pancake Suggestions For Pancake day!

  Pancake Day (28th of February) is one of those occasions which can threaten to undo the hard work you’ve put in to leading a healthier lifestyle. The good news is that delicious pancake toppings don’t all need to be high in calories. We’ve got some great suggestions for some healthier pancake ideas, which are

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Alternative Health Services for Diabetes in Richmond

The NHS is currently under huge pressure, with ever increasing demands on services including A&E, and funding running low. There are more and more reasons now to look at alternative health services for diabetes which are available to you through the NHS in order to help take the pressure off. Many diabetes sufferers may not

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Sugar free alternatives for children

A worrying new study has revealed that the sugar intake levels of children aged four to 10 are twice what they should be, whilst teenage children are consuming up to three times as much sugar. Despite initiatives aiming to lower the sugar intake of both children and adults, it seems that sugar consumption remains high,

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7 of the Best Gluten Free Alternatives

Being diagnosed with coeliac disease can be devastating, with the key to preventing symptoms lying in adopting a new lifelong diet which may be different to what you’re used to. If you’re depressed at the thought of giving up beer or your favourite takeaway pizza, you’re not alone. The good news is that living with

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Go Green Week: Reap The Health Benefits

Go Green Week takes place next week from 8th-15th February. The aim of the campaign is to raise awareness of how easy it is to choose greener alternatives in order to help fight climate change. Many of the green options are small ones that are easy to incorporate into your everyday routine without it being

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