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Is CBD oil safe and does it work?

is cbd oil safe

It’s no secret that CBD oil is now on the market legally in the UK, without prescription, but what is CBD oil, is CBD oil safe, and does it work?   CBD oil stands for Cannabidiol, and comes from hemp plants which have very little THC, the bit that gets you ‘high’ and is found […]

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How to Prevent Winter Skin and Stay Young

antiageing winter skin care

Winter skin that’s dry and dull is inevitable unless you live in hot sunny climes, but I’ve been trying collagen powder to see if I can slow down skin ageing and not look quite so worn out over the festive season .   Now I’m in my mid 30’s and the days of acne are […]

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How to Get Healthier the EASY Way

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These posters are a free gift to you to help you to get healthier the easy way. Print them off and make achievable step by step changes to feel healthier and look better without the stress of crash diets.   I originally created these as part of a free ebook I give to my 1-2-1 […]

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Kids Lunch Boxes – are we failing them? Live Sky News Feature

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In a back to school special earlier this year, charity Action for Children set out to help parents improve their kids lunch boxes, and asked me to help.   As a parent myself it’s a cause I care about – kids need good nutrition to have energy, learn, grow and behave well. Yes the studies […]

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Daft Things We Do as First Time Parents (that never made life easier)

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Having a baby is a massive decision for anyone, but for first time parents? THE biggest overhaul life will ever take.   With constant pressure to keep up with those parents who are breezing through it getting everything perfectly right, combined with Mother Nature’s blessing in disguise that makes us mothers settle for no less […]

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When Food TV Shows lead to Poor Food Choices (podcast)

food tv healthy eating

Why, despite there being new food TV shows on healthy eating every week, do people continue to make poor food choices?   Information is everywhere. Granted not all of it is fantastic or totally accurate, but the basics are pretty common sense. Eat mostly natural whole foods, get a good variety, eat lots of vegetables […]

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Fun and Creative Ways to End Bedtime Battles

bedtime battles

Bedtime battles are a tedious and less pleasant part of parenting, but it doesn’t have to be that way!   Sleep is so important to our physical and mental health, but unlike child free adults, our broken or late nights aren’t always our fault!   So when I hear fitpro’s telling women that to have […]

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Pregnancy Book Review; Your No Guilt Pregnancy Plan

pregnancy book review

It’s a right of passage to read a pregnancy book from cover to cover for every first time Mum. There’s no huger life and body change than becoming a mother and naturally we want to be as prepared as possible.   Aurora was born in 2009 and of course I read not 1 but three […]

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Habits That Will Get You Healthy & Fit For Life

Being healthy and fit is about more than just looking great. It means feeling your best every day! A lot of people are discouraged from living healthier lifestyles because they imagine having to commit hours of each day to going to the gym while eat a restrictive diet. In reality, this type of living can […]

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Do Natural Sleep Aids Work?

natural sleep aids insomnia

If you’ve ever been on sleep tablets you’ll know they can come with some unpleasant side effects including drowsiness the next day and addiction, but do alternatives like natural sleep aids actually work and are they safer?   Your doctor should have informed you that sleeping pills and mood medications like antidepressants and anti-anxiety medicines […]

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