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Thriva Personalised Home Health Test Review

thriva home health test review

Ever had an inkling something is wrong but your GP won’t listen? Take control of your own health and do a personalised home health test from Thriva. Thriva offer various easy to do blood tests for all aspects of your health but I tried out their personalised testing service created around my personal health needs. […]

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Secrets of your Supermarket Food on C5, an honest rant

Secrets of your Supermarket Food Diet TV Show Review

It’s been brought to my attention there’s a new food show, C5’s ‘Secrets of Your Supermarket Food’, that’s spouting nonsense, so cue rant.   Shows like this make me really cross because I’m trying my best to help people become healthier and fitter through real evidence based nutritional science and I spend so much time […]

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Me, where are you? On finding yourself after Motherhood

life after motherhood

It was one dark cosy evening in November when I sobbed and screamed on the sofa while my husband sat there utterly bewildered. Why had this caring selfless wife and mother suddenly changed her mind?    Let’s go back to 1997, with the body of an 18-year-old. An early developer, put me in a mini […]

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Are tomatoes why you look pregnant?

tomatoes look pregnant

If you look pregnant after eating certain foods chances are you have IBS. But while most people look to common culprits like dairy or gluten, nightshade vegetables such as tomatoes and peppers can be a problem for some people. Yet ‘nightshades’ are very unknown. I should know, I have an intolerance and I have to […]

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When Your Child is Suddenly Admitted to Hospital

child hospital

It was a regular cough-cold followed by a regular tummy bug. But nothing could have prepared me as a parent for the trauma of my child being rushed to hospital with severe but undiagnosable symptoms that left her getting sicker by the minute. I originally wrote this for parenting website The Motherload here, but it’s […]

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Healthy Ready Meals Guide for Exhausted Busy Mums

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Cooking from scratch is overrated. Actually it’s not but then again some days we’re literally non stop going from school runs to jobs to kids’ clubs to running errands and a saucepan just won’t get a look in. Let this healthy ready meals guide help you pick the best you can when you don’t have […]

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Why when you eat too much it does NOT make you gain weight

eat too much

I know what you’re thinking is she crazy? But let me explain why when you eat too much it does absolutely not mean you’ve ruined your diet.   It takes 3500 calories to add 1lb of fat (1/2 a kilo ish).   Let’s say you’ve been super ‘good’ with your healthy eating, cutting out all […]

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10 Reasons Pole Dancing has made me feel like a woman again

pole dancing for mums

Who has time to feel sexy as a Mum? Stretchmarks, cellulite, jelly belly, greasy hair (where would we be without dry shampoo?!), post-breastfeeding boobs (read; low, saggy), and little people who zap all our energy before we even put our winceyette pyjamas on the right way around.   But I hadn’t forgotten what it was […]

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Healthy Meal Delivery – Equals Health Review

healthy meal delivery

Ever tried a healthy meal delivery company and been disappointed with the bland, over cooked tray of overpriced sludge? Equals Health are determined to change that, so I ordered myself some meals to review.   If you watched BBC’s ‘Apprentice’ with Lord Sugar in 2017 you’ll remember Harrison Jones, who was in his element when […]

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5 Day Habit Change Challenge

Do you have some unhealthy habits that need changing?​ Join this FREE 5 Day Habit Change Challenge and see how easy it is to swap bad habits for good ones, without feeling overwhelmed or confused with too much information. Strict diet plans with set meals and workouts are a great kick start for some, but […]

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