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A great place to start supporting heart health through the diet is by focusing on increasing omega 3, which has been found to improve numerous heart disease risk factors. It may even reduce triglycerides and improve blood circulation, as well as being shown to increase HDL “good” cholesterol, thereby helping to reduce cholesterol levels as HDL removes bad cholesterol from the body. Oily fish contains omega 3, as do flax seed, chia seed, and hemp seeds.
Considering the environment in the decisions and purchases you make in your daily life has now reached a point of necessity. Although in global terms many environmental issues require political drive and legislation, we can adopt a more conscious mindset to help our planet and can begin with even the smallest changes.
Cara Cunningham, MINDI, Community Dietitian
During the festive season supermarket shelves are stacked with tins of biscuits and jumbo-sized chocolate boxes. These biscuits and chocolates are also stacked — with calories, fat, and sugar. While they provide us with a quick and easy option to bring to a friend’s house or when we visit our relatives, we all know that boxes of sweet goods can quickly build up and encourage binging.
As the Christmas holiday season approaches, we often have guests calling to visit and it can be hard to think of healthy recipe alternatives to offer. Mince pies are always a crowd pleaser but the store-bought options generally come loaded with butter, sugar, and fat. Preparing your own healthier alternative is easier to do than you may think. These gluten free mince pies store well in an air tight container too, meaning you will always be ready for unexpected guests to arrive.
High sugar and simple carbohydrate snacks and lunches have a negative impact on a child’s learning and development in school. Try adding the following foods to your children's lunchboxes to support their overall development and help them to stay focused and attentive throughout the day.
New studies have now suggested that we should be eating 10 portions of fruit and vegetables a day, but how do we incorporate these into our diet? Adding vegetables to breakfast can be a simple way of getting in some of your daily portions.
Seen as a universal sigh of beauty, long, full eyelashes are desired by most woman. Some are lucky enough to born with these stunning eye framers but for those who are not blessed with the seductive eye enhancers, there is huge amounts of time and effort put into applying mascara and curling.
This summer, one-third of Irish people with skin complaints will struggle to find sun protection free of parabens, sulfates or alcohol, ingredients that often cause discomfort and irritate delicate skin.
During the summer many of us will be going on a well-earned holiday and or attending festivals, weddings, barbecues, and parties. So it's important that we look and feel at our best. To help you achieve this, the team at Evergreen Healthfoods have put together a fabulous beauty bundle that contains three of their most popular beauty products.