Top five foods for winter wellbeing!

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With the daylight fast diminishing, it’s time to nourish our energy and immunity for the coming winter months.  Include these top five foods on a regular basis to support your body through to Spring;

  1. Sun dried mushrooms: alongside oily fish and butter, sun dried mushrooms are one of the few good food sources of vitamin D. We need vitamin D for more than just bone health, it is vital for a healthy immune response, managing inflammation and to aid mood balance.  Deficiency of this nutrient is widespread and difficult to correct through foods alone: the latest public health advice is for all adults to supplement with vitamin D during winter.

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Autumn’s Greetings

Adele DysonAutumnal greetings from the clinic reception.  I’m Adele, and many of you will be familiar with my face as I have worked at the NCA for over four years now.

What I love most about my job is meeting and greeting clients, and students – existing and new.  I also love that everything we do here is for the benefit of clients and students, and that we’re always working towards giving the best outcome possible.

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Welcome to the College Blog!

John HannanHello! John here – welcome to my first blog for the Northern College of Acupuncture (NCA). For those of you that don’t know me – which will be pretty much all of you! – I’ll be looking after the College’s marketing desk while Denise Magson – who I’m sure you do all know! – takes a well-earned sabbatical.

So, a little bit about me … my background is pretty varied (although maybe not as exciting as I’d like it to be!) and includes stints in the voluntary and community sector; community education and, for a number of years, I’ve also been involved in professional boxing PR.

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