Tag - nutrition

5 ways to boost your brain power

The brain is the most incredible machine we have ever encountered, constantly working to store, process and recall information. It’s a difficult job and modern day stresses like information overload, money worries, and the ups and downs of life make it harder on our brain function. Not only does the brain not keep up with the workflow, but it can cease repairing and building entirely. Revive Active‘s Dr. Daniel Jones, Director of Research & Development, has some tips to keep our [...]

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Celebrity Nutritionist, Amanda Hamilton, Launches a New Detox Retreat at Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa

Scotland’s celebrity nutritionist, Amanda Hamilton, is launching a NEW monthly detox retreat in her home town of North Berwick at the luxury spa destination of Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa. Renowned for its beautiful coastal setting and glorious 19th century Victorian architecture, there’s no better destination to begin your juice detox weekend or five-day juicing break! For more than a decade, Amanda has set up spas and detox programmes across the world, most recently made famous by Kate Moss who [...]

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Wellbeing & Happiness Show – 2015

Well it was a very cold start to January 31st with a dusting of snow here on the South Downs but this in no way reflected the extremely warm welcome on entering the Wellbeing & Happiness show.   After being greeted with big smiles from Amanda Bond and her Wellbeing team I was eager to fill up with a nice warm drink and something to eat before engaging with the days events. It was great to have some healthy choices with a [...]

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How to stay healthy over Christmas

How to stay healthy over Christmas By Kerry Torrens – Nutritional therapist Wondering how you’re going to survive the holiday party season? Good Food nutritionist, Kerry Torrens shares her secrets for staying healthy over Christmas, avoiding overindulgence and beating the morning-after blues. “My diet is pretty good most of the time, as you’d expect” says Kerry, “but the party season is tricky. Here are my strategies for coping with the overindulgence and late nights that are an inevitable but enjoyable part of the [...]

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Lack of sleep linked to junk food cravings: 5 tips to help

It seems that not getting enough sleep doesn’t just play havoc with your energy levels and cause crankiness through fatigue, but it can affect your health through poor food choices as well. Previous research has shown that healthy individuals tend to eat more when they’re tired and their desire for sugary or salty food also increases. Researchers at UC Berkeley have shown why that is by looking at regions of the brain that control food choices. Apparently a lack of sleep can lead [...]

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