Alcohol has become a part of most occasions, but does that mean we have to drink? And, “is drinking alcohol a problem?” Like all questions that we ask about our health and wellbeing, the answer depends on:
- How much
- How often
- Our individual constitution
Let’s explore the question, “is alcohol becoming a habit?”
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Keeping well nourished whilst travelling can be a challenge, especially if the local food culture is different to yours. My 5 top overseas travel nutrition tips are based on my experiences, as well as current health advice.
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“What is healthy digestion?” The answer to this question is slightly different for each of us, but there are some common things to look for. Eastern medicine views our digestive function as the foundation of good health and wellbeing. Western research into gut microbiota supports this principle too.
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Food allergy is reported to be on the rise, but proper diagnosis is essential. It is important to know whether you have an allergy or intolerance, as this alters how you plan your meals. If you are allergic to a number of different foods, then you could be missing out on essential nutrients and phytonutrients.
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It might surprise you to learn that food waste and garden clippings contribute to global warming. When they end up in landfill they produce methane gas, which is 25 times stronger than carbon dioxide. One council survey showed that around 33% of our household waste is food, including peelings, and 10% is vegetation from the garden. Turning waste into compost is a win-win solution. Composting benefits our air and soil, which means it is also good for us too.
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It is that time of year again, when I encourage you to pause and ask, “Is the way I am eating, and thinking about food, supporting me? It is International No Diet Day on 6 May, and this year I am offering 10 things to help you to create a new and positive relationship with food.
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