What is wellness?

We have all heard of the catchword “wellness”, it’s everywhere and batted around by every health and fitness guru in town.  So, what exactly is wellness?  According to most, it’s a process of physical, mental, spiritual and social well-being and if you achieve it, or something close to it, you can be happier, healthier and…

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It’s a boy

Melo Labs UK wants to congratulate The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their son and third child and sixth in line to the throne. Welcoming a baby into the world is always such a happy occasion, even the most jaded and cynical amongst us can’t help but smile when seeing a…

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We know children are happy when they are smiling!

Mums and Dads often find it difficult to get their young children to adopt good personal hygiene habits.  Washing behind their ears, drying between their toes and cleaning their teeth are all important lessons we need to teach our children.  Making sure they get into the swing of a good dental cleaning routine can be…

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For the enzymes they are a-changin’ !!

There are reports out this week by the BBC and SKY news that British scientists have engineered (accidentally) an enzyme which can digest PET plastic which is commonly used in single use plastic bottles and other forms of packaging.  This new mutant enzyme has the ability to break down PET (polyethylene terephthalate) in a matter…

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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

Throughout the world, the standards by which we judge what is considered beautiful have dramatically changed over time. In the west in centuries past, men and women were considered more beautiful if they were a little, shall we say, rotund and voluptuous compared to the current trend for thin, waifish and athletic physiques. Plump, think…

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It’s a one horse race

The Grand National horse race kicks off this week, 12 April at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool and as always is sure to be a thrilling and fast paced event. With more than 4 miles of race track and a winning prize worth an excess of £500k it’s the most popular horse race with people who…

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Spring cleaning

April is the month when we start planning a deep cleaning of our houses and flats with an annual spring clean. The tradition of Spring Cleaning can be traced back to several ancient cultures such as the Persians, Hebrews and early Christians who all took part in some form of ritual cleansing which heralds the…

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Worldwide water shortage

Water scarcity affects every continent on earth and has been listed in 2015 as the largest global risk by the World Economic Forum. Roughly 4 billion people live under conditions of severe water shortages for at least part of the calendar year. Many factors are contributing to water shortages such as wars, climate change, deforestation…

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