Category Archives: Health and Wellbeing

Health and Wellbeing content and articles

Start your day right

          There are many health benefits of lemons that have been known for centuries. The two biggest are lemons’ strong antibacterial, antiviral, and immune-boosting powers and their use as a weight loss aid because lemon juice is a digestive aid and liver cleanser. Lemons contain many substances–notably citric acid, calcium, magnesium, … Read more

Feel the beet!

          Whether you roast it whole, blend into a classic soup or drink as juice like the Olympians do – beetroot is low in fat, full of vitamins and minerals and packed with powerful antioxidants which is why it has been given super food status! Beetroot is of exceptional nutritional value; … Read more

Small ways to change your eating habits for big health gains

These super easy lifestyle changes will help you feel much healthier and happier for the long haul. These 15 simple ways you can improve your eating habits will help ensure you are healthier in your everyday life. Add frozen veggies to everything! Frozen is a great choice when it comes to vegetables, as they are frozen … Read more

Catch of the day

With long hours of sunshine, rich and fertile soils and its southerly location, the Isle of Wight is a foodie paradise! Around our shores you will find foraged, seasonal and home-made delicacies, crab shacks, farm shops and roadside produce stands – all providing food fresh from our soil and seas. We are especially lucky to have … Read more

Make time for meditation

Meditation makes you more productive. It might sound strange that sitting still and doing nothing for a period of time will make you more productive, but it’s true. Here’s why you should make meditation a priority… Meditation has great calming effects. Research has shown that EEG activity actually decreases during meditation.  Meditation also helps you to … Read more

All hail the mighty kale!

Environmentalists cite meat production as one of the biggest contributors to global warming, and the nutritionists suggest the healthiest choice is making vegetables and fruit the biggest part of every meal by reducing consumption of animal proteins. Kale is far more nutritious than other leafy greens, but there are several reasons why it is such an … Read more

Stress relief

Your life moves at lightning speed, especially over the busy summer holidays, and you may know your stress level is way too high (and so is your blood pressure) but you don’t have an extra hour to spend at the spa.  So how do you manage to keep up without burning out? Here are five … Read more

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