Life, Living & Linwoods

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7 Foods to eat that will help your skin

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We often hear the phrase "you are what you eat", and when it comes to looking after your body both inside and outside, it's hard to argue with this quote.  If you are fond of high fat and high sugar foods, then your body will certainly feel the impact of this.  For many of us though, we strive to not only look good, but feel good.  The best way to do this is by looking after what goes into your body and what you eat.  Today we are going to look at 7 foods that you should start adding to your diet that will help your skin.

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You are what you eat - 9 foods to help your skin, hair and teeth

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Looking good, and staying fit and healthy is all about lifestyle choices.  How often we exercise, what we eat and whether we smoke or drink alcohol are just some of the things that can impact on our general health, and also influence our physical appearance.  We all want to look good and feel great and the easiest way to do this is by watching what we eat.  Here we look at 9 foods that can help you to maintain healthy skin, hair and teeth.

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The importance of eating well to maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle:

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There is a growing awareness today of the need to keep active and stay fit.  An active lifestyle can often help you to maintain a healthier way of living.  A recent report from The Leisure Database Company found that the health and fitness industry has grown by 1.5% in the last 12 months and is now worth £3.92 billion. While this shows a great interest among people to stay fit, the real key to a fit and healthy lifestyle is watching what you it.

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7 great Twitter accounts to follow for healthy eating tips:

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In today’s fast moving society, we all want information immediately and when it comes to looking for advice on topics like healthy eating, training or dieting, we expect to find what we want, when we need it.  One way of getting the information you need, when you need it, is by using one of the most popular social media channels on the web today – Twitter.  Twitter has become a really valuable source of information in recent years and following the right accounts on Twitter can really help you keep on top of things like healthy eating tips, the latest diet plans, training ideas and new recipes for you to try in your home.  Twitter is real time information at its best and if you are a regular user of Twitter, here are 7 accounts we recommend you start following.

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10 energy boosting foods to get you through the day:

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One way to improve concentration levels and reduce tiredness is by providing your body with the right sources of energy.  This means eating foods that can provide an energy boost to your body, helping you last longer throughout the day.  Depending on your daily routine, some individuals will need to provide their bodies with more energy than others.  Below we look at 10 foods that will really help provide a boost of energy to your body in 2014.

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Ground flaxseed vs whole flax seed - which is best for you?

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We often talk about the great benefits of having flaxseed in your diet but did you know that it is also an extremely versatile ingredient and can be consumed in three ways - ground (or milled), whole or as an oil.  This often results in the following question - what is the best way to eat flaxseed?  Well, when it comes to eating flaxseed, most people will opt for a milled or whole form of the seed, as the oil (also known as linseed oil) is best used in cooking in place of oils like sunflower and olive oil.  So with this in mind, we thought we would take a look at the differences in ground flaxseed and whole flax seed.

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5 ways to improve your digestive system:

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For many of us, feeling good on the inside can often help us feel better on the outside.  The most important thing to helping you feel good on the inside is the food and drink that you are actually putting into your body. 

Different foods can have a different impact on how we feel throughout the day, with things like high sugar foods providing an instant energy boost but high protein and high carbohydrate based foods, providing you with a more sustained source of energy throughout the day.  

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12 Ways to enjoy Linwoods seeds throughout the day:

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We often get asked by our great customers, what is the best way to eat Linwoods seeds?  With so many ways to consume our products, it's hard to give one definitive answer; so we thought we'd give you 12.  In our latest blog post we take a look at how our range of super seeds can help you at breakfast, lunch and dinner as we look at 12 ways to enjoy Linwoods throughout the day.

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