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WHY IS IT SO HARD TO MAKE HEALTHY HABITS STICK?

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We tend to start with big ambitions like losing weight, getting abs or overhauling our lifestyle without taking the steps necessary for success. 

We’ve read the scientific papers to bring you the research on how to build lasting habits. The good news is there are proven strategies that will help to build the habits you want.

AN EXPERTS GUIDE TO IMMUNITY

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Winter is fast approaching which means dark mornings, colder days and longer nights. With the weather change it’s no surprise that we tend to pick up more coughs, colds and infections.

Fortunately, there are many ways you can avoid being struck down by unwelcoming winter illnesses, particularly if you focus on boosting your immune system and fighting off the bugs. We caught up with Ruth Tongue, expert nutritionist at FOGA (www.foga.co), who offers her expert advice on how to boost your immune system this winter.

WHY ORGANIC?

How we farm our food directly impacts the quality of food that we eat.

Organic fruit & vegetables have more antioxidants (60% more**), less pesticide and nitrogen residue than non organic. Meaning you need to eat more than double of conventional produce to get the same nutrients.

In addition to this, organic produce is more sustainable, better for the environment, people & our own health.

FOODS TO EAT EVERY DAY

Foods to Eat Every Day
It’s a fact; the more plants you eat, the better you feel. Eating a diet packed with whole, plant based foods is one of the most powerful things you can do for your energy levels, your immune system and your overall health outcomes. Dr Michael Greger – founder of NutritionFacts.org – highlights that some foods punch above their weight, packing in so much protective power that he recommends eating them every single day. Here’s the top of the pops of plants.