Nutrition

Healthy Halloween!

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It’s Monday 31st October, Halloween night. You arrive home after a long but successful evening trick or treating. After you’ve tucked your chocolate filled children into bed you hear a slight rustling coming from one of the bags of goodies. Suddenly, all intentions of your healthy diet start to flicker away into darkness…

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Healthy Easter Treats

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With Easter Sunday coming up this weekend, you can’t help but notice the boom in chocolatey, sugar infused colourful treats lining our favourite supermarkets! Tempting aren’t they? If you are trying to stay on track with your healthy eating this time of the year, read on for an exciting alternative to your typical Easter treats!

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Eating Well This Christmas

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Christmas, a time that even the healthiest of individuals resign themselves to gaining a few pounds. A time where diets and fitness plans seem to fall very low on the priority list. However, keeping healthy over the Christmas break doesn’t have to be the hair in your soup. Here at New Forest Health and Leisure we have devised a few helpful tips to keep you on top of those fitness goals.

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Foods for the winter months… Garlic

 

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Not only do they keep away the vampires but during the winter months garlic is a great food to boost your immune system and ward off colds and flu. An old folk remedy is to eat a clove of garlic that has been dipped in honey at the first sign of a cold.

Garlic contains high levels of iodine which can make it a very effective treatment for hyperthyroid conditions.

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