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Chocolate Goji Berry Seed Bars

Need something for the children at school pick up? These will make them happy and satisfy them till supper

2 tablespoons of flax seeds
2 tablespoons of pumpkin seeds
2 tablespoons of sesame seeds
2 tablespoons of sunflower seeds
3 handfuls of goji berries
1 handful of pitted dates
4 tablespoons of cacao powder

Categories: Sport & Exercise, Children's Health, Recipes


Sweet Potato & Chickpea Bake

This is another wonderful recipe from Dale Pinnock, packed full of goodness and very easy to make. I have doubled it up so that it serves 6 with some left overs for lunch the next day.

4 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
Olive oil
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 red onions, finely chopped

Categories: Sport & Exercise, Recipes


Are Environmental Toxins Ageing?

Why are some 75-year-olds downright spry while others can barely get around? Part of the explanation, say the authors of research published in Trends in Molecular Medicine, is differences from one person to the next in exposure to harmful substances in the environment, chemicals such as benzene, cigarette...

Categories: Healthy Aging


Poor diet Before Pregnancy Linked with Preterm Birth

A new study, published in the Journal of Nutrition, has for the first time confirmed that women who eat a poor diet before they become pregnant are around 50% more likely to have a preterm birth than those on a healthy diet.

Researchers investigated the dietary patterns of more than 300 South Australian women to...

Categories: Nutritional News, Children's Health


Weight Loss at Any Age Improves Cardiovascular Health

Weight loss at any age in adulthood is worthwhile because it could yield long-term heart and vascular benefits, suggests new research published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology.

The findings are from a study examining the impact of lifelong patterns of weight change on cardiovascular risk factors in a...

Categories: Healthy Aging, Weight Management, Metabolic Health