So 5 portions of fruit and veg is no-longer good enough. The latest guidelines (Imperial College London) tell us that we need to eat 10! 10 I say. How many of us were actually managing 5 a day, everyday? So how realistic is it to consume 10 portions a day? 10 sounds a little daunting … Continue reading How to eat more fruit and vegetables – 9 ways to 10-a-day
According to a recent study, fruit and vegetables can cut stress levels. We're constantly reminded of the need to eat 5-a-day, and more recently 10-a-day, but increasingly more and more research is backing up the need to do this and it shouldn't be ignored. This most recent study, carried out in Australia, with 60,000 subjects aged … Continue reading Eating fruit and vegetables can reduce middle-aged women’s stress levels by up to 25%
If you thought that houseplants were just for your great aunt’s house, or you buy them with good intentions only to find them withered away from lack of attention, think again. Coming in all shapes and sizes there’s something for every home and room and they can form quite a focal point. But who’d have … Continue reading Indoor plants don’t just look great; find out how they can improve your well-being too
Let's just say that February did not exactly go to plan. I have really struggled over the last few weeks and they have been testament I guess to the fact that sometimes there is simply too much going on in life to be able to focus on me (or you!). Stress levels both out of … Continue reading Day 64 – regrouping ….