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A Natural Start to 2016

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Eat Naturally in 2016

by Kathy Purcell,

Here’s to a Healthy 2016

We are all familiar with new years resolutions, how can’t we be? Just around now we are being bombarded with lots of new miracle diets, skinny drinks and juices which claim to change our lives. In reality its easy to take small steps to improve your health and well being, The Little Mill has 4 tips to begin 2016 as you mean to go on.

Eat more fibre

Eating more fibre can help prevent heart disease, diabetes and some cancers, but more importantly it is essential for your digestive health. Wholemeal bread is a great source of insoluble fibre. It makes you feel fuller for longer and this may help aid weight loss.

Keep it natural

Eating as naturally as possible is always a good place to start. The Little Mill wholemeal flours are 100% stoneground wholemeals which are made using traditional milling methods which have been used for hundred’s of years. Unlike refined flours genuine wholemeals retain all their nutritional goodness, B & E vitamins, antioxidants, fibre, protein, minerals and healthy oils.

Do something nice for yourself

Stress can affect you in so many ways, it can cause weight increase, it can affect your sleep patterns and also make you look older! Be sure to start 2016 by taking time to do something you enjoy. Here at The Little Mill we are passionate bakers. We find that the process of baking with good wholesome ingredients is a sure way to relax and de-stress. See our recipe section for ideas on how to get started baking.

The power of seeds

Consider seeds the super hero snack food, they taste great and are good for you. They contain protein, essential fats, dietary fibre and micronutrients essential for a healthy life. Of course they are also great in bread, make your own bread and add your favourite seeds or simple buy our Strong Seeded Wholemeal Flour for a delicious mix of Brown Linseed, Hulled Millet, Buckwheat, Golden Linseed and Poppy Seed.

Happy New Year to all our customers from The Little Mill - we hope that 2016 is a great one for you all.

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