May is International Mediterranean Diet month!

In case you weren’t already aware, May 1st marks the start of International Mediterranean Diet month (honestly, we didn’t know much about it either…).  But, after some in depth research about this allusive international celebration,  I’ve come to the realization that this slightly obscure month could be a point of interest for uni students, both financially and healthcare-wise. 2018 also marks the 25th anniversary of the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid inspired by Oldways, the health and cultural food traditions specialists.  What is the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid? “In a partnership with the Harvard School of Public Health, Oldways created the first Mediterranean Diet…

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Struggle with Hay-fever try this…

  I have always struggled with hay-fever from the age of about seven. Waking up in the morning with a scratchy throat, eyes itching and nose blocked, that will later clear throughout the day. Some days are obviously worse than others, but it’s like suffering with a constant cold. When in primary school it often prevented me from going onto the field, if this sounds familiar then I urge you to try a product called HAYMAX. Here is a short review of my experiences with haymax: Having tried multiple different tablets and products I have found that they prevent symptoms…

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Tetley Tea Product Review

If you’re a tea lover, then this is the blog post for you. – With Tetley’s bringing out new tea ranges, you’ve got the best opportunity to widen your tea-taste-buds whilst picking up the health benefits that the teas include.  Get summer ready with Tetley’s new tea! With exciting new flavours for you to try, along come even more health benefits for you!   Tetley were kind enough to send me over a few samples of their new teas. Over a few weeks, me and multiple family members have been reviewing these products ready for you. You might be thinking… How is…

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The Importance of Self Care

The importance of self care: Research suggests that 1 in 4 of us will experience a mental health problem in our lifetime. With the pressures of today, it can be difficult to manage daily tasks and take care of our needs. This can be particularly challenging when you are juggling a balance between family, relationships and your studies. While it’s normal to feel anxious, stressed and experience low mood occasionally, when it’s affecting your mental and physical health, extra support may be needed. If you start to feel overwhelmed or stressed, there are some signs to look out for, including…

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