Entries by Jill Smith

10 stretches to improve flexibility

Stretching is an important aspect of keeping fit and healthy. Incorporating stretching into your daily routine can help to improve your flexibility, reduces stress and body aches, whilst improving your posture. Light stretching should take place before and after any exercise to ensure that your muscles are warmed up and down properly. This helps to […]

At Home Mindful Meditation

Whether you are working from home, still commuting, home schooling, missing family or just struggling with the ups and downs of lockdown – this is a stressful time for all of us. That’s why we wanted to share some simple meditative techniques you can try at home, to relieve some of the symptoms of stress […]

Sweet Potato Brownie Recipe

(credits to minimalistbaker.com) Need a Valentine’s gift to impress? Give this delicious sweet potato brownie recipe a go – sure to win over your Valentine (though we will definitely be keeping some for ourselves!) Makes 12 Calories: 204 Carbohydrates: 24.4g Protein: 4.4g Fiber: 4g Sugar: 12.8g   Ingredients · potato purée(see instructions) · 160ml maple […]

Type 2 Diabetes – Know Your Risk

Type 2 diabetes is a serious health issue. As well as all the other problems diabetes can cause (including blindness, kidney failure, heart attacks and strokes), we now know that those with diabetes are at higher risk of being seriously affected by Covid-19. Many people living in the UK have undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes, so The […]

Keeping Active During Lockdown

Going in and out of lockdown is tough, and we know how especially difficult it can be to keep active whilst in the confinement of our homes. However, we want to inspire everyone to keep active and stay motivated right now. Which is why we wanted to share with you our top tips for keeping […]

Healthy Chicken Taco Recipe

(credits to bbcgoodfood.com) We love this healthy Chicken Taco recipe, why not try it out this week? Tasty, healthy and guaranteed to keep the whole family happy! Serves 4 Per serving: Calories: 477 Fat: 24.1g Carbohydrates: 26.2g Protein: 34.1g Fiber: 9.5g Sugar: 9.1g Salt: 0.6g Ingredients For the chicken: 2 tsp rapeseed oil 1 tsp […]