Thanks For Following Me

As it’s been a while since I have written anything here and I felt it was time to say adieu. I hope that in the time that you followed this blog you enjoyed my little tips for living a more healthy lifestyle. While I am saying goodbye to this blog, you can still find me…

The Times They Are A Changing

There was a time where we were told make sure you get your 5 a day, but some of the current thinking suggests that this is not enough and that we may need up our intake to 10 a day of fruit and veg. Wow, does leave room for anything else!! But it actually may…

Garlic – Good For More Than Just Stopping Vampires!!

It is well known that should you find yourself at a well known Eastern European castle that having some garlic to hand can be quite useful, but what else is it good for. Its health giving properties have been known for than 5000 years that’s even before the earliest writing came into being. One particular…

Have You Been Nibbling?

Well there is probably a good chance you might have today if you have been outside. To say that we are surrounded by snacks would be an understatement. There is so much to tempt us, how does one resist? You need to have very strong willpower indeed!! Did you have your breakfast today? Well that…

Get On Your Bike

  As anyone who is a regular reader of this blog knows I like to walk. Why, well I don’t have a car so I kind of have to barring longer journeys where I depend on the kindness of strangers or public transport. Sometimes however I wish I could get there a little faster, one…

Vitamin D -Sun, Food or Pill?

  Vitamin D is an interesting vitamin in that it is not as readily available to us in the same way as a lot of other vitamins are. One of the best ways to get it is to get out in the sunshine. Have you looked outside in the northern hemisphere recently? We really don’t…

How Balanced Are You?

Well we have heard it quite a lot, make sure to have a balanced diet. But what does that really mean in reality? It really means that not too much of anyone thing in your diet. Here is a simple example of what I am talking about. Fruit is important to have as part of…

Feeling Sleepy Yet?

  Well last weeks blog was all about the importance of getting enough light in your life, but as it turns out having enough darkness in our life is equally as important to the healthy mind and body. Without realising it what all this artificial light in our lives has done, which I also made…

Get Out There and Lighten Up

Apologies for being a bit quiet on the blog front of late.It appears according to a recent US university study that getting out there into the wilderness is of benefit to you. We live in a world of artificial light that plays havoc with our natural rhythm, we are being kept awake when we should…

Embrace The Now

While it is important to live a healthy life and eating well will certainly help that along, it counts for nought if you do not take a holistic approach to life. I suppose what I am saying is look after your mental well-being too. Now however you find your bliss as they say that is…

Why Not Become An Occasional – terian

Okay spelling aside, this is a good thing to consider whether you are eating out or eating in, what I am talking about and I am sure have mentioned before is selecting the vegetarian option. I myself need a bit of meat on my bones, so to speak but just occasionally I like to mix…

A New Year, Same Resolutions ?

Can it really be a whole month since I talked to you last, apologies for that. Well I am sure that like me you enjoyed your Christmas and did not worry about all those extra calories we all consumed, but now guilt is setting in and you are probably making a resolution to eat more…