High cholesterol and blood pressure can hurt your kidneys

Your kidneys are essential organs that filter your blood, removing excess nutrients and waste products from the body. But sometimes, things can go wrong, and kidneys can fail, meaning that people have to go on lifelong dialysis or require kidney transplants. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people suffer from kidney failure, according to expert … Continue reading High cholesterol and blood pressure can hurt your kidneys

The benefits of an organic fruit and vegetable box delivery

Eating a mainly organic diet is really important to me.  I’ve written on this blog before about why I think everyone should choose organic.   It’s not just the benefits to our own health by avoiding the chemicals, but to animals, our planet, soil and water too.  Chemicals are so destructive and we are a walking … Continue reading The benefits of an organic fruit and vegetable box delivery

4 tips for staying fit and healthy on your next holiday

Got your next holiday all booked? You’re probably very excited – and with good reason. Breaks from the “real world” are exactly what we need to recharge our batteries and get through life. But while you’re escaping, it’s not uncommon to let your health get away from you.  Even though I am super health conscious … Continue reading 4 tips for staying fit and healthy on your next holiday

5 areas of your health you should always prioritise as a busy mum

Though it really shouldn’t be, it does seem that trying to be healthy can be a challenge for most. It’s something that some people really have to think about, and work on. When you’re a busy mum, it can sometimes feel impossible. You can often find yourself grabbing convenience food, and don’t even start about … Continue reading 5 areas of your health you should always prioritise as a busy mum

21 easy vegan sandwich filling ideas for lunchboxes (without soy or added sugar)

Yesterday I was speaking to someone about how I am now 100% plant based and consume no animal products at all.  Before this year I was vegetarian for 5 years, having previously been veggie as a youngster too, but now I've cut all animal products out.  My husband has been meat and dairy free (an … Continue reading 21 easy vegan sandwich filling ideas for lunchboxes (without soy or added sugar)