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Being happy when you have S.A.D

  Super excited about the arrival of my wee Lumie!! As part of researching a method to combat my insomnia, I read a lot about Seasonal Affective Disorder or S.A.D. Its really interesting topic that made a lot of sense to me.…
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Tasty Time-bombs

Additives:   Artificial colourings are a dangerous addition to any food.  The instance of colouring our food to make it look more appealing is on the rise and with negative consequences. A large part of the issue is the smokescreen…
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The Great Myths

This was originally part of a larger article on the three biggest myths about supplements but it took on a life of its own so here it is!!!   No 3 Costly supplements are not worth it! I'm the first to say that people rely on…
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Doggy Treats

Why (Some) Rewards don't work…   The idea of a food reward for doing exercise is inherently flawed because the crux of a reward is that you are rewarding yourself for something you wouldn't otherwise be doing! This is counterproductive…
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Not Just Placebos : Maca

Energy and Stamina - both in and out of the gym! ;)   Maca isn't just some new kid on the block it has been around for Millennia- about 3000 years in fact! Legend has it that Incan warriors took this energy giving herb before going into…

Not just placebos! Siberian Ginseng:

    The weekend is drawing to a close and its time to get geared up for a brand new week! If you dread Monday mornings, or just find your energy levels lower than normal read on! In this weeks ‘Not just placebos!’ series…

Not Just Placebos - Magnesium

Not Just Placebos! Magnesium Less Pain : More Energy : Better Sleep!! Magnesium is possibly the most important mineral in the body, it activates over 300 enzymatic reactions in the body. Without it your heart won't beat, your lungs won't…