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Stress and Weight Gain-Are They Connected?

People report putting on weight when under pressure, but is there actually a connection between stress and weight gain? I don’t mean emotional eating. Clearly if you comfort eat too often for whatever reason that’s going to contribute to weight gain. I mean the theory than being stressed actually makes you store fat more easily, […]

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25 Things You Didn’t Know About Pollyanna Hale

Just who is this person Pollyanna Hale, behind The Fit Mum Formula? This post serves no other purpose other than to entertain you, for you to get to know me a bit better, and hopefully for you to get to like me a bit better too! As you can see I’m a bit silly really, […]

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7 Ways To Eat Healthy on a Budget

Choosing to eat healthy on a budget isn’t impossible. Even if you earn ok money, perhaps you are saving for a holiday or home improvements, and want to save on daily outgoings like food instead. But many families really need to stick to a tight budget, especially when women stop or cut down work to […]

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How To Treat Muscle Strain Video (RICE Method)

A pulled muscle, or muscle strain, isn’t fun at all. While some minor cases are merely an irritation, other times it can literally take you off your feet, mean missing work, and certainly restraining from exercise for a short while. Exercise and being physically active is great, but injuries can hold us back, and that […]

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My Eating Disorder Confession

I nearly died of an eating disorder. I’ve got to warn you this is raw, and I don’t mean uncooked, I mean emotionally raw. I love food, especially food that makes you feel good. But I wasn’t always like this, not by a long way. In fact, I nearly died. This is my ‘Coming Out’. […]

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Are You Creating Overweight Kids?

Have you considered you might have overweight kids and it’s all your fault? Ha! Bet that stirred your inner Mother Hen into defending her little piglets. Joking aside, if your children, even toddlers as young as 18 months, are overweight, they may be referred to weekly weightloss classes where they will be encouraged to try […]

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Healthy Food is EASY To Get Here

Trust me you’ve got it good when it comes to healthy food choices. I was in America last weekend, I’m a nutritionist and am perfectly capable of understanding food labels, but even I struggled to understand them and find actual well, just plain food. It’s always a chemical concoction in a wrapper, heck I bet even […]

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8 Reasons No Sleep Is Ruining Your Diet (and 8 Solutions)

No sleep or not enough of it is a killer for weight loss. Studies show people who get less sleep are more likely to be overweight or obese than people who get at least 7 hrs sleep a night. It’s day 3 of Bella (age 3 1/2) having a temperature. She’s coming into my bed every […]

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Should You Exercise When Sick?

Should you make yourself exercise when sick?   Is it ok to exercise when you’re just a little bit poorly as opposed to really unwell? How do you know when you are too ill to exercise and should rest instead? For more help on getting in shape, losing weight and improving your energy and health get your […]

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Why All Mums Really Need For Mothers Day is This…

What do Mums really want for Mothers Day? This question was originally answered on a guest post I did for Discover Your Style, a blog for, your guessed it, how to make the most of the way you dress and present yourself, which as I’m sure you know makes all the difference to how you […]

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