Kristen is a self-confessed health and fitness fanatic which is favourable considering she is a keen baker of all things sweet. She loves trying new exercises and is always up for a challenge especially if it’s fun. She’s a big believer in everything in moderation and making sure a healthy lifestyle is enjoyable and sustainable. She’s been interested in nutrition and fitness since she’s been a child, her enthusiasm leading her to a degree in Nutrition and Human Health. She’s been working as a health coach for almost 3 years. In her spare time she enjoys yoga and long walks with her puppy Scooby Doo.

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Basil Seeds!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Basil Seeds!

Basil seeds, also known as 'sabja seeds' or 'sweet basil seeds', come from the well-known basil plant. Originating in India, the many health benefits and uses of these small black ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Bitter Melon!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Bitter Melon!

Bitter melon, bitter gourd, karela, caraille, Momordica charantia; whatever you call this prickly-looking fruit, it’s useful to know about what it can do for you. A native to ...

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Top 5 Natural Caffeine Foods!

Top 5 Natural Caffeine Foods!

Caffeine. You may have read our recent article regarding caffeine supplements but this article is here to inform you about natural sources of caffeine. As the most widely consumed ...

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5 Ways Humidity Affects Your Physical Health!

5 Ways Humidity Affects Your Physical Health!

Humidity. You may have seen this word pop up on TV when you check the weather – but not really taken much notice of it (all I want to know is if I’m going to need my umbrella or ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Dietary Fibre!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Dietary Fibre!

Fibre is an important part of a healthy diet and one that is often overlooked. There are two categories of fibre: soluble and insoluble, and both are only found in plant foods. ...

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5 Top Caffeine Products!

5 Top Caffeine Products!

I can’t function without my morning cup of joe, but sometimes it’s just not feasible. Maybe you have an early morning class and your stomach doesn’t take well to energy drinks ...

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Les Mills Live Weekend

Les Mills Live Weekend

The Les Mills fitness company originated in Auckland, New Zealand and was the brainchild of four-time Olympian Les Mills (and his equally impressive family) when he realised how ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Ginseng!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Ginseng!

A common ingredient in many energy drinks both natural and perhaps those less so, this herbal plant has been used to alleviate many ailments and provide energy and focus. There ...

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8 Top Vegan Energy Bite Recipes!

8 Top Vegan Energy Bite Recipes!

Have you ever seen a recipe for a yummy, healthy treat? You buy all the ingredients and set up only to find you need a food processor to make them? Or perhaps you feel like you’re ...

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7 Top Healthy Cocktail Recipes!

7 Top Healthy Cocktail Recipes!

Summer is here (there may still be some showers but hey this is England)! What says summer more than sipping on some exotic-tasting refreshing cocktails? If you are conscious ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Birch Water!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Birch Water!

You may have heard about birch water or thought it was another type of coconut water (like I did!) but it has some surprising health benefits. A sweet and light syrup, it's ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Peanut Butter!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Peanut Butter!

“Man cannot live by bread alone; he must have peanut butter.” You know, 20th American President James A. Garfield might well have been on to something.  And it seems that modern ...

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Garlic!

Top 5 Health Benefits of Garlic!

Not just for warding off vampires and giving us (ahem) powerful breath, garlic has been used for generations as a medicine with the first recorded use dating back to the Ancient ...

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