The DIET Dilemma

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You’ve seen the holiday snaps and the unflattering truth hiding under loose tops was revealed to scrutiny. You compared yourself to the toned, slim beach bodies around you. Perhaps you remembered that in the old days you could eat to your heart’s content and got away with it, but no more. It’s time for a […]

Pea, Beetroot, Roasted Red Pepper And Capricorn Somerset GOAT CHEESE TART

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Serves 4 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes You’ll need: Plain flour for dusting 500g ready-made puff pastry 1 free range egg, lightly beaten 100g peas, shelled (approx. 335g unshelled) 100g ready cooked red peppers in oil, drained 100g Capricorn Somerset Goats Cheese, crumbled 100g plain cooked beetroot, drained and cut into chunks Small bunch […]

DANCE FUSION: Dancers In Front Of The Camera

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We asked two dancers about their experience in front of Daniel Moncur-Sime’s camera. This is what they said: “I would say that both the photo shoot and performing look for perfection. When performing you practise and practise until your dance is at the best standard that you are physically able to do. Usually, you only […]

Top Selling Gifts From Lucy Rose

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Years ago, natural beauty was restricted to a few niche companies but now it’s a virtual minefield of products with varying degrees of organic authenticity. Choose the genuine articles and you can give yourself a big pat on the back for supporting organic production and using beauty products which are better for the environment. Luckily, […]

CIRCADIAN RHYTHM, SLEEP And WEIGHT LOSS

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Sleep is incredibly important for our health and body composition. In fact, the obesity curves in the western world match the sleep deprivation curves. A lack of sleep, especially if it is chronic, can disrupt a number of hormones in our body. It can also increase inflammation, aggravate other conditions and results in deteriorating health. […]

DANCE Yourself FIT And HAVE Lots Of FUN!

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The Starlight Company offers a wide variety of regular dance-based fitness classes for children and adults: from Zumba to Tap, BarreConcept to Fitsteps, Yoga to Musical Theatre. As well as holiday workshops and dance parties they also work with schools and colleges, teaching students dance in the school day or after school clubs. They also […]

Fad Diets Don’t Work: Interview With Hannah Currie

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Hannah’s transformational weight loss motivated some of our readers in a previously published article. Currently working for Halo Leisure, Hannah gave this interview hoping to inspire others who face a similar journey.  Weight loss can be hard but it gets easier as long as you stick to it! What made you decide to lose weight? […]

Do You Need A HELPING HAND To TAKE CONTROL Of Your EATING Habits? Clinical Solution Focused Hypnotherapy can help.

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If you are looking to shed a few pounds or deal with a long standing weight problem, it may be worth thinking about the help of a qualified Clinical Solution Focused Hypnotherapy Practitioner. At the far end of the overeating spectrum is obesity, which can have serious health and wellbeing consequences. Anyone with health concerns […]

MEN And DANCE

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Did you know there was such a thing as a dance  psychologist? And that dance has its own research lab? The Dance Psychology Lab, based at the University of Hertfordshire, was founded in 2008 by Dr Peter Lovatt, also known as The Dance Doctor. The laboratory conducts research into how dance relates to four key […]