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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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There’s not one reason a healthy child needs Chiropratic Care

There’s not one reason a healthy child needs Chiropractic Care

That’s right, there’s not one reason but there are in fact 10 good reasons why a healthy child needs Chiropractic Care. Did you know that Chiropractic is gentle and safe? Only light force is needed when adjusting a child. Imagine the pressure needed to press your finger into a ripe tomato. But why would a healthy child need Chiropractic? […]

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Healthy Snack Tasting Optimal Chiropractic

Free Healthy Snacks Tasting – August 18

At Midday on Tuesday 18th August we are hosting a tasting of healthy snacks for school going children aged between 5 and 18. It will give them the opportunity to try some healthy snacks they may not have tried before. These snacks are easy to make and children will love them. The recipes will be available […]

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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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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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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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Gardening - 4 easy stretches to prevent back pain

Gardening – 4 easy stretches to prevent back pain

The recent fine weather has all gardening enthusiasts out and about getting their hands dirty. Yet, many months of inactivity can result in back strains and sore muscles. Tasks like pulling weeds, mowing the lawn, and stretching or twisting to trim those hard to reach places can cause significant pain. To make gardening as fun […]

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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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Cottage Pie Recipe

Cottage Pie with a Twist

This was on our menu last night, it is (was)! so tasty. You can substitute the sweet potato for white potato but you’ll miss out on the sweet flavour! (Replace mince beef with lamb to make it a Shepherds Pie) This recipe serves 4 people Ingredients: 2 to 3 sweet potatoes peeled and cut into chunks 50g butter (real butter […]

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