Category: Health Tips

Top 10 Healthy Foods to Keep in the Freezer Food and eating healthily are high on my list of priorities.  However, running a business doesn’t leave me with a lot of spare time, therefore, I rely heavily on my freezer.  So much so that I have a second freezer that is always stocked to capacity …

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10 Tips – How To fall asleep fast Here are my top 10 tips on how to fall asleep fast. Like many people, I’ve struggled with falling to sleep easily.  For me, it was mostly related to doing shift work.  However, I still have times when I find it difficult to fall asleep. These are …

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The Positives of Shift Work I thought it’d be good to write about the positives of shift work. Having a positive mindset can make you feel better when things start to get you down.⁠  To find out more about shift work have a read of my ‘What is Shift Work?‘ post Positives of shift work …

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shift worker – definition Ever wondered what hours you need to work to be classified as a shift worker? ⁠ The definition of a shift worker is a worker whos work takes place outside of 9 am-5 pm.  Shift types include afternoon, evening, night, early morning shifts, rotating shifts and split shifts.  Early morning shifts …

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BENEFITS OF HERBAL TEA Herbal tea is a simple way of consuming medicinal herbs, people who regularly drink tea are thought to live longer healthier lives. Benefits of herbal teas include: Improved digestion – dandelion, chamomile, peppermint, fennel, liquorice and ginger teas may help reduce indigestion, bloating, nausea and stomach pain. Best drunk after a …

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Increasing Prebiotics in your Diet Prebiotics are a type of fibre that feed the beneficial bacteria found in our gut. These beneficial bacteria are called probiotics, therefore, prebiotics feed our probiotics, which in turn produce nutrients that are essential for good health.⁠ ⁠ To increase prebiotic consumption include a wide variety of fruit, veggies, nuts, …

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Tips for reducing sugar intake TIP: Check the nutritional information on food labels.  Aim for foods that contain no more than 5g of sugar per 100g or 100ml. Among other things, sugar promotes the growth of harmful bacteria in the gut. Reducing sugar intake is one step towards improving your gut health and your overall …

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