Gold Star to John O’Mahony

[caption id="attachment_608" align="alignright" width="150"] John[/caption] It absolutely delights me when I see a healthy pack lunch and when people prepare and cook meals themselves. John an electrical project manager and Arsenal FC Steward from London always brings in healthy pack lunches to work. It is a rare sight for me, when the majority of people I see in London choose to grab convenience food.   John O' Mahony gets a huge gold star from me; as he is the perfect example of someone who is conscious about what they are eating.  The benefits of preparing your own food do outweigh the cons: A) You can choose what you like, tailor it to your taste requirements so your in control of the ingredients. B) It saves money. For example you can buy a loaf of…
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Raynaud’s awareness month

February is Raynaud's awareness month. Approximately 10 million people* in the UK suffer from a condition called Raynaud’s Syndrome. This is a heightened sensitivity to the cold with some experiencing discomfort all year around. Exposure to the cold causes the arteries to go into spasm, closing off the blood supply to the extremities. The fingers and toes being the most affected. The skin turns white, and in some people blue before eventually going bright red as the spasm fades and the blood supply is restored. The phenomenon is named after Maurice Raynaud, who defined the first case in 1862. Despite more than 150 years of research there is still no cure or gold standard therapy. Nutrition therapy may prove helpful as getting sufficient antioxidants from the diet and taking certain…
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Winter Warmth with Synergy Nutrition

In winter the body uses energy to keep you warm. You may notice that you feel hungrier than you did in summer. Your body heats itself by burning calories and if you haven not been eating much, you will have little energy to burn for warmth. A ready to eat salad with a dressing with some cheese that you ate in summer may not be enough to curb your appetite now so your body requires extra fuel which will give you more balanced energy and keep you warmer for longer. As tempting as is to munch on comfort foods such as crisps, chips, and biscuits, the truth is they do not provide the warmth the body needs. Baked and roasted potatoes, sweet potatoes, squash; yam and wholegrain bread and rice…
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