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Obesity, that’s going straight in my basket

Obesity was once a term reserved almost exclusively for over indulgent adults. However, over the past 20 years, the number of children being given this label has increased significantly. In the UK alone, it is believed that as many as 27% of children can now be classed as obese – a worrying statistic. The knock on effect of childhood obesity is also a cause for concern, since the condition can lead to additional...

How to save money on your drinks

With January money saving out of the way there are easy ways to save money all year round on your regular shopping. A new free to use website, Bring a Bottle, aims to help people save money on their drinks bill by comparing prices from retailers. Although it is a familiar concept in the world of credit cards and insurance until now there hasn’t been a simple way to compare prices for drinks and the results...

Drink More Water – Avoid Disposable Plastic Water Bottles (ECO Aware)

We all know about the benefit of water, or do we? Most of our body is made up of water, in fact 55%-78% depending on size. Do you drink enough water during the day? Health experts advise us to drink between six or seven glasses of water (approximately two litres) per day. This is the recommended minimum to maintain proper hydration. If you are very active then you’ll need to drink even more water than the...

No need to drink and drive

Now is the time of the year when most people will be celebrating, and in many cases, they will be drinking. Unfortunately, many people will be driving after drinking as well. While you may think that you can stay in control of your vehicle after you have had over the recommended limit, it simply is not true. Drinking and Driving Fatalities Almost 40 percent of all driving-related fatalities are caused...

Show Your Love This Christmas With Food Gifts

There are many ways to show your love that don’t need to cost much money. By making food gifts for some of the people on your Christmas list this year, you will save money and present your loved ones with a gift that shouts, “I love you!” Biscuits and sweets are also an ideal gifts to give to teachers at the end of term! Make a huge batch at a time to minimise the time spent on making these treats. Here...

Save Money And Reduce Waste By Shopping At Approved Foods

There are ten million pounds of food wasted in the UK each year. Something clearly needs to be done about this problem. Those concerned about this astronomical waste will be pleased to know that there is a solution. The solution solves the problem of tossing out perfectly acceptable food while helping families lower their monthly food bill. ‘Use By’ Date vs. ‘Best Before’ Date First of all, consumers...