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Health Benefits of Winter Greens

Someone once said that you should always have something green on your plate, and from a nutritional perspective, there is good reason to Winter greens provide more than just a pop of colour, they are nutritional powerhouses   The brassica family...

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Go Nutty This Christmas!

Nuts are a very popular and convenient food and they have many health benefits including being a great source of healthy fats They make a lovely snack on their own or mixed with dried fruit and seeds They also work well in a smoothie or as a yummy...

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Planning a glass of Mulled Wine or Spiced Cider? 

We have done a slight comparison of the two drinks to help you decide   In the spirit of the festive season, one of our favourite things to do is visit the wonderful Christmas markets and have a nice cup of cheer to keep us warm, and...

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Cross over to the dark (chocolate) side

  At Balance Box we’ve delved into the wonderful world of chocolate in search of the answer (or justification) to the question: ‘Are there any benefits to eating chocolate’ We found that it all depends on the approach you take So,...

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Zero-waste journey, but how?

Do any of us know what we’re doing when we start our zero-waste journey   Going shopping – Don’t go unprepared, a list always helps, best not to go shopping when you’re hungry either, you might buy food and treats your eyes...

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8 Healthy-Heart Foods

Did you know over the course of our lifetime we have the same number of heart beats as a chicken That’s approximately 2 billion beats in a lifetime You’re probably wondering why we live longer than a chicken This is because a chicken’s heart...

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Honey is the star of the show!

Try a Honey Face Mask If you are looking for the perfect at home facial, then look no further As there are some fantastic natural products that will work wonders for your skin, lying around in your kitchen already   Honey is the star of...

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Managing stress; The balancing act.

It’s no secret that stress has become a common part of life and whilst there is nothing wrong with a bit of stress every so often, a lot of us nowadays struggle from chronic stress due to modern day living Demanding jobs, lack of sleep,...

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