National Gardening Week First launched in 2012, the Royal Horticultural Society’s National Gardening Week is an annual event. It aims to raise awareness for the importance of gardening as well as inspire more people to plant something of their own or even just to go outside and explore beautiful gardens and green spaces around. This […]
Check out a couple of our favourite vegetarian recipes…
This month is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and with International Women’s Day 2014 last Saturday, we thought we would take this opportunity to highlight this disease. Ovarian cancer is the seventh most common cancer in the world, with 239,000 new cases diagnosed in 2012 and the biggest gynaecological killer of women in the UK. Awareness […]
Christmas and all the partying which comes with it may have resulted in a higher consumption of sugary and fatty foods for a number of us. Coupled with increased alcohol intake and disrupted eating times, this can really wreak havoc on our digestive systems. Perhaps instead of placing our focus on those New Year’s resolutions […]
Getting adequate exercise and eating a sensible diet during the winter months will hopefully help to ease the burden these cold temperatures can exert on our bodies!
Cholesterol, saturated fat and fibre
A lot of research has gone into investigating possible contributing factors to cancer risk. The World Cancer Research Fund currently gives recommendations for reducing cancer risk; we discuss a few of these briefly…