8 home remedies to help this hay fever season

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Ah summer. Sausages sizzling on BBQs, walks in the park, failed  attempts to tan on the beach – what could be more perfect? That is until you feel that familiar tingle in the back of your throat, your nose starts running and eyes begin itching.  1. VITAMIN C Vitamin C is a […]

Meet the Producers

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Scotland’s food scene is bursting with locally-sourced delicacies. As more people begin to shop locally and directly from farmers, Lorne Gillies talks to farmers about the rise of organic food and how Brexit will affect the industry. https://www.instagram.com/p/BfauYpwjn4D/?taken-by=locavore_cic To start off with, a certain myth must be debunked: shopping for […]

10 easy steps for a healthy lifestyle

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If you’re feeling sluggish, run down and lethargic, it could be time to take a look at your daily routine – and how you can switch things up to inject some energy and happiness into your life. Here are a few habits you could change to boost your wellbeing. The […]

Life after a mastectomy

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“Hi, this morning I had breast cancer. This evening I don’t,” says a placard held up by Victoria Derbyshire during her mastectomy video diary. In an announcement that screamed power and strength, journalist Victoria Derbyshire reported on her breast cancer journey. Documenting the quick turnaround from diagnosis to the removal of […]

Why more black blood donors are needed

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NHS Blood and Transplant has “dropped some straight knowledge” on why more black donors are required – banishing misconceptions of racism at the same time. Social media is a handy tool and Give Blood’s Twitter account has broken down why the need for black donors is so important. All wrapped […]

The secret to getting enough sleep

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When’s the last time you woke up and felt really well-rested? Whether you’re battling with teething babies, midnight-wandering toddlers, you’re staying up too late or you’ve got lots on your mind, thousands of us will ‘fess up to struggling when it comes to sleep. Research for The Sleep Council in […]

What is Hyperemesis Gravidarum?

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As Buckingham Palace announces Kate Middleton and Prince William are set to welcome baby number three, we ask – what is hyperemesis gravidarum? It has been well documented that the Duchess of Cambridge has suffered with hyperemesis gravidarum during her last two pregnancies. Having already canceled public appearances due to […]