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Autumn

Autumn is here… and this is such an important time to boost your immune system before the really cold and damp weather sets in. However, even though the weather may be on the turn, there are some fantastic fruits and veggies which are just coming into season. What...

Daily Fasting Works for Weight Loss

Daily fasting is an effective tool to reduce weight and lower blood pressure, according to a new study published by The Journal of Nutrition and Healthy Ageing. The study is the first to examine the effect of time-restricted eating (a form of fasting that limits food...

Women’s Challenge Club

The Women’s Challenge Club is an activity and outdoor pursuits club for women in Devon. The aim is to enable women of all ages (minimum age 16) and abilities to take part in a wide range of activities that they have perhaps always wanted to do but never had the...

Over 50s deficient in B12

Many over-50’s are deficient in vitamin B12 and folate says a study from Trinity College. A new study by researchers from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILSA) at Trinity College Dublin has shown for the first time that a substantial number of adults over 50...

Gwithian Sands Cornwall

One of the most beautiful spots in Europe has to be the very south west of Cornwall. Between Hayle and Portwreath in particular there lie miles and miles of beautiful sand dunes known locally as the Towans. Blown by the sea winds coming in off the Atlantic, the...

Cauliflower Curry

A spicy and hearty vegetarian curry, the perfect dish for warming you up on a cold winters day. The turmeric is fantastic at reducing inflammation and the cayenne is great for speeding up the metabolism. All round this is a delicious and healthy meal and so easy to...

Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

A chunky and satisfying vegetable pie complete with gorgeous sweet potato mash and crunchy citrus breadcrumbs. Ingredients 600g Maris Piper potatoes 600g sweet potatoes 40g dairy-free spred like Olio 1 onion 2 carrots 3 cloves of garlic 2 sticks of celery 1 tablespoon...

Exercise

Now that autumn is here it’s easy to slip into hibernation, sitting on the couch, watching TV, night after night, not realising how much valuable time is slipping by unnoticed. So what can we do to retain our focus and keep achieving those goals during the autumn and...