Mental Health, nutrition

Is Green Tea Good For You?

Why You Should Be Drinking Green Tea Green tea is a popular drink of choice for many people including myself. I first started drinking the herbal tea at University as I wasn't into coffee at the time and often fancied something fresher than a creamy English Breakfast tea. Initially, I found green tea to be… Continue reading Is Green Tea Good For You?

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Beyond Veganuary: The Benefits of Eating Plant Based

As we begin the new month of February, so comes the end of Veganuary. Started in 2014, Veganuary is a challenge run by a non-profit organisation of the same name throughout the first month of the year to promote and encourage vegan or plant-based lifestyles. In January of 2020, 400,000 people signed up and this… Continue reading Beyond Veganuary: The Benefits of Eating Plant Based

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The Super Supplement: Creatine Explained

Creatine is a supplement that has fascinated me since I first heard of it a couple of years back. It is possibly the most widely researched supplement in regard to fitness and strength training, but its many benefits go much further than just the fitness industry. What is Creatine? When I first came across creatine,… Continue reading The Super Supplement: Creatine Explained

Mental Health, nutrition

Is Comfort Food Good or Bad? The Importance of Food You Enjoy

My dear readers, Christmas is just around the corner and I can feel my excitement really setting in. Christmas comes with many delights. For children, the promise of Father Christmas arriving, and for adults, the chance to celebrate love, family and friendships. The holiday is also often accompanied by fantastic food and dessert delights. The… Continue reading Is Comfort Food Good or Bad? The Importance of Food You Enjoy

Exercise, Mental Health, nutrition

Top Tips for Keeping Well This Winter (especially during lockdowns)

My dear friends, Welcome back to my blog. Earlier this week I posted an article explaining why it is that a lot of people tend to feel worse in winter. This year, a bit of a different winter presents itself to us. With lockdowns and the threat of COVID-19, restrictions have been put in place… Continue reading Top Tips for Keeping Well This Winter (especially during lockdowns)

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Where to Find Great Plant-Based Recipes

Happy World Vegan Month! Adopting plant-based diets is becoming increasingly popular as people are becoming more and more aware of the ethical and environmental problems surrounding the meat, fish and dairy industries. I first started adopting a plant-based diet in 2018 as I begun educating myself about the problems our planet is facing. I began… Continue reading Where to Find Great Plant-Based Recipes

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How to Help Feed Those in Need

As I'm sure many of you are aware, yesterday the government voted against extending free school-meals for children during the school holidays until Easter 2021. In a campaign headed by Marcus Rashford, food vouchers were provided from June 16th 2020 to support low-income families during the summer holidays. Unfortunately, in the reviewing of the future… Continue reading How to Help Feed Those in Need

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The Keto Diet Explained

What is the Keto Diet, and should I try it?  The Keto Diet and Weight Loss Explained The Ketogenic (or keto for short) Diet has become a popular topic of conversation among the fitness community over the last few years. Recently it hit the headlines again with the 0/5/100 challenge put forward by a top… Continue reading The Keto Diet Explained