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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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Elderly Man Strength

I love him, my old man

“That’s just old age” or “I’m not getting any younger” sound familiar? Have you ever heard your Dad say this? Has he been complaining of the same old aches and pains for years? Does he dismiss aches and pains as ‘old age’? The human body is very resilient and the truth is, he shouldn’t be […]

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Your next health check

Treat your body like you treat your car

Whether you’re a car fanatic or just happy that your old jalopy takes you from A to B, one thing’s for sure; to keep your car running smoothly it needs regular mainentance. When the wheels of your car are not aligned the car faces uneven friction and much more resistance from the road surface. This means […]

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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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Why the Duchess of Cambridge and Baby Charlotte need a Chiropractor

Why the Duchess of Cambridge and Baby Charlotte need a Chiropractor

If you haven’t heard about the latest arrival to the Royal family over the last few days you must be living under a rock! This weekend my newsfeed was inundated about the event. Royal or otherwise, it’s truly lovely to hear news of the birth of a healthy baby. Lucky for Kate it seems they […]

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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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The silent killers lurking in your home

What what what? Most of us have no idea what these ingredients are and yet they lie in all our kitchen cabinets. They are in our laundry and cleaning products and they could be silently killing us. When we buy cleaning products, we expect them to do one thing: clean! Look on the back of […]

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Chicken Broth – a miracle cure in a bowl

I have long believed in the power of food to cure many illnesses and have witnessed the powerful goodness of good old chicken broth to cure many an ailment. Nourishing broths date back to the Stone Age and until modern age most households kept a pot simmering over the fire. People regularly ate from it […]

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