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Treating Fibromyalgia With Chiropractic

Fibromyalgia and Chiropractic

Fibromyalgia and Chiropractic Fibromyalgia is much more than just muscle pain. It is a debilitating condition that may feel like a never-ending flu. You feel achy, stiff, cramped, unbalanced and weak. Depending on how developed the condition is, the smallest of tasks can feel overwhelming. This condition may even cause cognitive problems and depression. Fibromyalgia […]

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Turmeric and the health benefits of Golden Milk

The health benefits of turmeric and golden milk

Circling the internet in recent times I’ve come across curious ingredient combinations used to create healthy drinks. I’m sure you’ve heard about bulletproof coffee (butter in your coffee) which is touted to get good fats into your diet first thing in the morning. One in particular intrigued me; turmeric and virgin coconut oil with milk, best […]

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It's easy to get your kids to eat these healthy snacks

It’s easy to get your kids to eat these healthy snacks

“No, I’m not having that, it’s YUK” “But I don’t like it” “Why do I have to eat it?” Sound familiar? It’s a fact that 1 in 4 children in Ireland is overweight or obese. Childhood obesity is associated with premature death and disability in adulthood. I know you care deeply about that your kids […]

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StriPEASe! (Get it!)

#Givepeasachance #Recipea Challenge

If you visited our office recently you will be familiar with our participation in the food growing challenge #givepeasachance run by Cully and Sully and GIY Ireland. Mary, Chris, Dannielle, Siobhan and I (better known as #SpinalPeas!) had great fun growing our peas and educating the kids that visited our office on the progress. It […]

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Ben and Aisling in Polytunnel

Our Polytunnel – before and after photos

We have made great progress in the polytunnel. I’d like to share with you the following photos! A little over 5 months and the floor of the tunnel has gone from barren to blooming. It’s a great reminder of the wonder of mother nature, and the amazing miracle of how a tiny seed matures into a […]

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Say No to Stress and Fatigue Seminar Ballincollig

What do you want from life? – No, I meant Lidl

So I was asked to do this guest blog all about the Stress and Fatigue Seminar that happened at the weekend in Oriel House Hotel in Ballincollig. First off let me say I am not a health nut, I am stressed to the hilt, I’m a self confessed control freak and have permanent money worries.  […]

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10 green smoothie benefits you didn’t know

We all know we should be eating more vegetables and preferably more greens. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to get as many servings of vegetables into your diet as you’d like. The perfect way is with a smoothie, made freshly every morning, you’re giving your body a blast of phytonutrients, antioxidants and fiber. Plus it keeps […]

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What I didn’t expect when I started to grow my own

Since Aisling was born we’ve become more aware of the food we eat and where it comes from. We always dabbled with growing our own fruit and veg but this year we took it to a whole new level. We turned our dining room table into a propagation area for seedlings and we invested in […]

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Health benefits take the sting out of nettles

Health benefits take the sting out of nettles

This is one ingredient we have no trouble finding around the Irish countryside. Did you know that any recipe with spinach can be replaced with nettle? In fact, nettle beats spinach and broccoli for vitamins and minerals. So if you catch yourself short on greens, a short trip to the fields with a pair of gloves […]

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Sourdough bread loaf fresh out of the oven

Why I’ve stopped eating commercial bread

If you want to improve the health and wellbeing of your family a good place to start is cutting out commercial bread. Have you paid attention to the ingredients on a label of your favourite white family sliced pan. If you don’t have a sliced pan to hand google any of the “Family friendly” bread […]

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