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FREE 5-Day Mind & Body Reset

Would you like to get back on track with your healthy eating and self-care? Then come and join my new free programme. We start on Monday the 26th of April. The 5-Day Mind & Body Reset will be like a mini home spa. 😍 I’ll provide not only recipes and nutrition info. When you join… Read More »FREE 5-Day Mind & Body Reset

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The Meaning of Wellness

What does Wellness mean to you? Everyone’s answers are probably more complex than we first think. Most likely the concept of wellness may mean something different to each one of us. Is it simply being healthy without pain or discomfort? That’s just physical wellness. Maybe it encompasses feeling financially secure or living and working in… Read More »The Meaning of Wellness

Over 40? Start looking more closely at your nutrition

As we age from the minute we are born, our nutrition requirements change regularly. And not only do we need to eat fewer calories just to stay the same weight, but as we get older our body becomes less efficient at absorbing key nutrients. Therefore maintaining or improving health becomes a little harder as the… Read More »Over 40? Start looking more closely at your nutrition

How to make Meal Planning Less Fussy

Do you meal plan? Or you’re organised enough and don’t have to? I admit that during those weeks when I do, it keeps me ‘on-plan’ and I never run out of the right foods. Meal planning doesn’t mean you have to stick to it 100%. But it will give you an idea of what to… Read More »How to make Meal Planning Less Fussy

Warning! Is Your Diet Sabotaging Your Goals?

Here’s the problem with “diets” and the latest eating [or ‘NOT eating’] fad: Most of them are not meant to be long term. Unless of course, you’re using one of my healthy eating plans, which are neither a diet or a fad. 😉 Because when you finish those short term diets, you are still left… Read More »Warning! Is Your Diet Sabotaging Your Goals?

Artificial Sweeteners 101

Artificial Sweeteners 101 Have you noticed? There are sooo many sugar replacements available that it makes my head spin. Some are artificial sweeteners, others ‘not so artificial’. The approved artificial ones for use in the UK include: Acesulfame K Aspartame Saccharin Sorbitol Sucralose There are many others which we might not see over here because… Read More »Artificial Sweeteners 101

The tricks your body plays on you after turning 40

The tricks your body plays on you after turning 40 Are you going through ‘the change’? If not yet and you’re a female, it’ll happen to you sooner or later. Some of the pesky things we have to look forward to are weight gain, difficulty in losing weight and keeping it off. Once we reach… Read More »The tricks your body plays on you after turning 40

Weight Loss During Menopause

Weight Loss During Menopause

Weight loss during menopause: yes, it is totally doable Weight loss can be frustrating at any time of your life. Especially during or after the menopause, it can be downright stressful. Here you are, trying your hardest and what are the results on the bathroom scales? Seemingly nothing. But is that really so? Maybe the… Read More »Weight Loss During Menopause

What’s all this hype about Intermittent Fasting?

What’s all this hype about Intermittent Fasting?   Intermittent fasting (also known as IF) is extremely popular among the internet, especially on social media. Involving bloggers, fitness gurus and YouTubers. It’s very well known for weight loss and repopulating good gut bacteria. What is fasting? Fasting gives your overworked gut a break and it’s a… Read More »What’s all this hype about Intermittent Fasting?

Vegan Protein Myths & Ideas

Let’s clear up some of the crazy confusion regarding vegan protein. There are many myths out around that you might have heard of. How much do I actually need? Well, that depends what your goal is. If you just want to eat a healthy diet, or lose some weight, obviously your needs differ from someone… Read More »Vegan Protein Myths & Ideas