Do you ever feel like there just isn’t enough time to get things done? Like you just do not have time to exercise or home cook a delicious meal on top of everything else you have to get done? No? Well then this blog post isn’t for you. But if you want to find out … Continue reading How the 15-minute day will transform you into the most productive you
If you think your reduced calorie cheese is going to help you lose weight, or an "all natural" label means it's the healthy option, think again. Food labels are full of information, some words you may not even understand, but it is important that you know what to look for to prevent yourself from falling into the … Continue reading How to read food labels to support your health and weight loss goals
I am so glad I came across this TED talk by Sandra Aamodt, neuroscientist. Everything she says is what I wholeheartedly believe in. Mindfulness is the best way to approach eating. https://www.ted.com/talks/sandra_aamodt_why_dieting_doesn_t_usually_work Some points that stood out for me (amongst many) are the following: There are two groups of eaters: 1) Intuitive eaters who eat … Continue reading The BEST TED Talk I have EVER watched: Why diets don’t work
Cooking to be healthy does not need to be a bland exercise. It also does not need to be exceedingly challenging, or something that puts you off altogether. I remember the days of dieting and having protein shakes for dinner and that, in my opinion, is cruelty to one's self. Food is gorgeous, colourful, tasty … Continue reading Lemon Harissa Chicken Tray Bake
When I was 20 yeas old I signed up for Weight Watchers, now I am not sure how Weight Watchers has evolved since 2006 but what I do know is this; I had 20 points for the day and various different foods were allotted a selected amount of points. For the most part it made … Continue reading Calories, macros and micros; what and how much are we eating?
Standing outside her apartment door, after the second ring of the doorbell, I decided to call her just in case I had got the date or time of our meeting wrong. After a few rings she picked up. Moments later the door opened and there she was, with her bright red hair, kind eyes and … Continue reading People who put other people off the gym and why they make my blood boil.
That's it, I have had it! How many times am I going to train hard and find my groove in a winner routine only to ditch it all, and lose most of my gains, for a week of travelling, be it holiday or work? My answer: Never again! Did you know that those who workout more … Continue reading 13 TRAVEL TIPS FOR THOSE WHO LIKE TO KEEP HEALTHY AND FIT
I hear endless complaints from people struggling to lose weight who insist they don't have a sweet tooth and don't eat sugar. Eating sugar doesn't necessarily mean ladling teaspoons of sugar into your tea or coffee. Sugar is hidden in SO many things. Fat free Milk for example... approximately 12g of sugar Ketchup...3.7g in one … Continue reading YOU THINK YOU’RE NOT EATING SUGAR…BUT ARE YOU?