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Is Your Plant Milk Making You Fat?

Oh my…There are so many milk alternatives to choose from. Today’s article looks at some of the more popular varieties. So which is the best one to use? And this is where it becomes complicated. What is meant by ‘best’? Besides a nice taste and not curdling in our coffee, what do we actually look… Read More »Is Your Plant Milk Making You Fat?

5 Top Anti-Ageing Lifestyle Tips

Let’s look into anti-ageing tips. For my VIP Club members, in late October I’m even launching a whole new programme on this subject. 🤩 I wonder… when you were in your 30s did you ever think about getting older or looked up anti-ageing tips? I didn’t. But when I turned 40, I thought…hmm…I wonder if… Read More »5 Top Anti-Ageing Lifestyle Tips

3 Problems of Not Starting to Eat Better Right Now

We’ve all said this before. “I’ll start eating better after………..” You can finish the sentence with way too many options. For instance after my birthday, after Christmas, after the office party, after I get dumbbells, my holidays, next Monday…(Or never???) The list can be endless. I wonder why we put off things we know should… Read More »3 Problems of Not Starting to Eat Better Right Now

Is Fear of Failure Holding you Back?

If yes, below are 5 tips on how to try again. Have you ever given up on weight loss plans because they either left you too hungry, didn’t make you lose weight, or, worst case scenario: made you gain weight? Like with my experience using something similar to the starch solution in 1978, but that’s a… Read More »Is Fear of Failure Holding you Back?

Quinoa vs. Oats for Health and Weight Loss

Setting aside one’s dislikes, is one actually better for us than the other? Before I continue, I can hear the anti-oat people saying: ‘eeeech…slimy oat porridge or overnight oats…’ And anti-quinoa people might be saying: ‘eeeech…crunchy bits of bitter sand…’ Well, those can all be overcome. 1) Slimy porridge oats 🤢: instead of eating wet… Read More »Quinoa vs. Oats for Health and Weight Loss

The Surprising Role of Exercise in Weight Management

We already know that to lose weight we have to eat fewer calories than our body needs. That means one’s body can draw on fat reserves for energy…instead of only using the food we eat to keep our body going. But can we speed up the process with exercise? Sadly the words ‘speed up’ and… Read More »The Surprising Role of Exercise in Weight Management

Hibiscus Tea for Weight Loss?

Although a calorie deficit is the main tool for weight loss, perhaps there are some healthy tweaks that could support faster results. For instance Hibiscus tea.

Diet and Hair Loss

Although there can be many reasons we might lose hair, such as stress or genetics, it can also be an unwanted outcome during weight loss. Especially when you are using fad or starvation diets that are low on important nutrients. And rapid weight loss can cause acute hair loss which can take a person several… Read More »Diet and Hair Loss

7 Of The Best Vegan Protein Sources

Isn’t it great when nutrition scientists agree on something? Usually, they keep fighting about so many topics. But when it comes to whole food plant-based eating, they generally agree that they can be superior over other diets. Woohoo! (By diet I mean ‘a way of eating’) Yet when it comes to protein needs for humans,… Read More »7 Of The Best Vegan Protein Sources

5 Tips for Healthy Eating on a Budget

I don’t know about you, but the last time I looked at my grocery bill, I suddenly felt a bit faint. Shocked even. It seems so much higher than just a little while back. Now eating on a budget is getting more important for many. Do you think I’m being brainwashed by the media who… Read More »5 Tips for Healthy Eating on a Budget