Smarter Health Blog

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The new green gym

Brits are burning a staggering 51,428 calories a year in the garden, according to a new study. Research commissioned by Argos found that the average green-fingered adult spends almost five more hours a week working out, compared to non-gardeners. Gardening can have a great impact on fitness, wellbeing and even sleep, the study found. Some…

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Healthier; portable picnic desserts; Streamline Jam; easy desserts; less sugar; reduced sugar

Deliciously portable picnic desserts

Bringing just the right dessert to a picnic can be a little tricky. Whipped cream can spoil, buttercream will melt and you’ll potentially need to pack (and carry) more plates and cutlery. Here’s our selection of dessert ideas that will look pretty enough to make your picnic feel like a party, without getting ruined on…

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Smart health

Is smart health technology here to stay?

‘The first wealth is health’ said Ralph Waldo Emerson, the American poet. A succinct, yet, eloquent statement which underscores a simple truth. No matter our background, our age or circumstances, our health is the foundation upon which everything else rests. Monitoring our own health is a relatively new phenomenon. This now includes technologies such as…

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Jar upcyle; Streamline Foods; Less Sugar Jams and Marmalades

Make the festive season sparkle

Christmas time just would not be the same without glittering ornaments and twinkling lights. Here are some enchanting and simple ways to add warmth and magic to your fireplace, dinner table and home. Jam jars with lights For a seasonal table centre piece or fireplace feature, take a few jam jars and add mini baubles…

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Great Taste Awards 2017 winner Streamline Blackcurrant Jam

Streamline Blackcurrant Jam receives Great Taste Award

Streamline’s Less Sugar Blackcurrant Jam has won a star in the 2017 Great Taste Awards, receiving fantastic comments from the Guild’s judges such as: ‘There’s a remarkable tartness to this jam that is completely in balance and comes through very naturally. Lovely smooth texture and brilliant level of acidity’; ‘a deep jewel colour and set…

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health, balance, summer

Stay healthy this summer

The colder months are often associated with health issues however the summer brings along its fair share of bugs and sickness too. So here are a few things to be aware of and prepare for once the sun has arrived! Heat stroke and sunburn Heat related issues are very common over the summer months for…

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Streamline Less Sugar Fruit Jams and Marmalades

How well do you know your fruit?

Fruit and vegetables are rather incredible. We love them. They are an important part of a healthy diet and variety is as important as quantity. Packed with essential vitamins, minerals and fibre, they add fresh colour and flavour to our plates and some can make wonderful jam and marmalade preserves! Some even have unusual secrets……

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