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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
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 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 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: 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? 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?
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
Although there are too many variables, let me point out 7 possible reasons:
You’ve restricted your calories too much, and slowed your metabolism.
You’ve probably created what is called a ‘metabolic adaptation’.
That means your body may have freaked out because it didn’t get enough food and nutrients.
And to preserve your life, it’s seriously turned down its fat burning rate.
I often get asked why I suggest these two to be eaten together. It’s a little weird, I know.
But when you think about it, soup and salad gives us the best of both worlds.
Raw foods still contain the heat sensitive vitamins and minerals…
How’s the healthy eating going?
Could it be a little better?…I suppose there’s always some room for improvement.
Often our lives have way too much going on.
We’re stressed, we lack energy, we don’t feel like doing anything, our skin is bad, we’re gaining weight and nothing, just nothing seems right. 😣
In such situations, what you might need is a simple juice or vegetable smoothie cleanse.