Help on how to reduce cholesterol

How to lower cholesterol

A survey by Flora ProActiv reveals that retirement is no longer seen as a tranquil time but rather the perfect time to be active, try out new things and explore the world.   Some facts about over 50s, according to the survey: 58% feel younger than they are and 46% see age as no barrier to adventure 33% are twice […]

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A parents guide to DDH

Do you know a child with DDH? Do you know what DDH? It is Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip. None the wiser I bet! DDH occurs when the ball and socket of the hip joint do not fit snugly together and whilst it affects between one and three children in every thousand, information and support is shockingly poor leaving parents feeling […]

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Walking is good for you!

Walking is good for you

The Huffington Post shared nine reasons why walking is good for you. I’m not sure that they would all apply to me but I thought I’d share my key 3 in the hope that it may help you get moving! Walking is good for you Even gentle walking will get your heart pumping and that is good for you. Often, […]

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Checking your fitness

Keeping fit

We all hope to keep healthy  but as the years go by, the aches and pains indicate that may not be so. Checking your fitness may help send some warning signs so that you can do something about it before it is too late. Over on the Huffington Post they have put together 4 tests that you can try to give […]

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Nutribullet update bonanza!

Nutribullet Update

Back in April I told you I had bought a Nutribullet and you asked for an update later in the year. Well here it is! I have joined a Face Book group with some friends and we have been sharing our combinations for a while now. For me, I still love them but hubby had to stop having them as they […]

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Varicose Veins – Facts and Treatment

Varicose veins are not the prerogative of elderly women. They usually occur in adults and although can occur in any vein, are usually found in the legs. This infographic sets out: What they are Key facts Symptoms of Varicose veins Cause of varicose veins Recommended treatment options I had problems with one of these pesky things several years ago. My leg was […]

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Reflexology – it’s all in the feet!


When the Association of Reflexologists asked if I would like to try one of their treatments, I jumped at the chance! I love having my feet massaged and have an interest in complementary medicine. The AOR’s definition of reflexology is: ‘Reflexology is a non-intrusive complementary health therapy, based on the theory that different points on the feet, lower leg, hands, face […]

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