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Lactose Intolerance and Milk Allergies

As part of the NHS’ Food Allergy and Intolerance Awareness Week, today we’re looking at lactose intolerance and milk allergies. People often wrongly assume that these are one and the same, but in reality they are quite different. First, let’s … Continue reading

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Coeliac Disease and Wheat Intolerance

The NHS awareness drive this week focuses on food allergies and intolerances. In itself this subject covers a broad range of conditions with varying levels of severity for sufferers. Today we’re looking at coeliac disease and wheat intolerance. Often incorrectly … Continue reading

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Stoptober Reflections

Stoptober is officially over now and I’m  pleased to be able to say I’m one of the success stories. Across the UK an estimated quarter of a million people have taken part in the 28 day quitting challenge. Statistics floated … Continue reading

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Day 25

Although the end of Stoptober seemed a long way off at the outset, it’s soon come round to the final stretch. I’ve had my ups and downs on the way but I’m pleased to say I’ve only fallen off the … Continue reading

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Day 17

It’s the 17th of Stoptober and now over the half way point. Well done to all of you who’ve managed to stop smoking this long. I have to confess I had a momentary lapse over the weekend, in hindsight it … Continue reading

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Review: Live XXL Ultra Brights ‘Purple Punk’

It’s no big secret that I’ve been dying my hair since the age of 15, and over the last 7 years I’ve been just about every colour of the rainbow. I’ve used several different brands of semi-permanent veggie-based dyes, all … Continue reading

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Day 10

I hope all you Stoptoberians are doing well, I managed to make it through the weekend without smoking one cigarette although I came very close to falling off the wagon more than once. I still find I get pretty touchy … Continue reading

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