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The Reasons You’re Bloating After Eating

bloating after eating

If you’re experiencing bloating after eating then there are several possible causes, which I’ll explain to you here today.   Bloating is the uncomfortable feeling that there’s a balloon inside your belly, and can happen with or without distention, where your tummy actually looks round and ‘blown up’ like a balloon.   Bloating and distention […]

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Can a Personality Test Improve Your Life?

personality test

Whether you’re looking for personal growth, the key to happiness, or untapping your career potential, could taking a personality test unlock the personal insight you need to be your happiest, healthiest self this year?   There are a over 7 million search results when you Google ‘personality test’, including both free and expensive, some backed […]

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How To Weigh Yourself Properly

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If you’re going to weigh yourself regularly to monitor weight loss progress make sure you’re doing it properly.   Bathroom scales are just one measure of progress or change and not always the best, especially if you don’t understand how to correctly interpret the numbers.   And before you think ‘but I’ve either gone up […]

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2018 Fitness Trends

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2017 has come to an end and if you’re looking for something different to add to your exercise regime in 2018 and mix things up a bit I have some of the biggest fitness trends to look out for.   For the last 10 years the American College of Sports and Medicine have been conducting […]

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5 Inspirational Women to help you improve your health in 2018

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Being good at networking and being a part of the fitness & wellness industry has it’s perks (like being sent free stuff to try) but nothing can compare to the inspirational women I’ve met along the way who have helped me.   Today I want to introduce you to 5 inspirational women, plus a token […]

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30 Day Clean Eating Challenge

Are you ready to wipe the slate clean, give your diet a much needed healthy makeover, and change the way you cook and eat for life….in just 30 Days?Take part in the 30 Day Clean Eating Challenge – start here!​​​ALL these delicious recipes are included! Expert cooking skills and big budgets are NOT required. Among being […]

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7 Signs your Diet IS Working (even if it doesn’t show on the scales)

signs your diet is working

When weight loss is your goals it’s easy to focus on just the number on the scales, but actually there are all sorts of signs your diet is working despite scale weight not budging much yet.   In fact scale weight alone is a very poor way to assess progress as you’ll discover while reading […]

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Medications That Cause Weight Gain

medications that cause weight gain

There are certain medications that cause weight gain and might be the reason you’ve either put on weight, or are having trouble losing it.   Not every medication (or other pills like the contraceptive pill too) has this side effect, and in those that do not everyone will be affected.   But for those that […]

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The Truth About Being Pretty: Why Being Attractive Shouldn’t be so Attractive

A departure from my usual blog topics? Yes, but I felt it was something I needed to get off my chest, so wrote this post from the heart for Mum’s website The Motherload.   For what is a fairly controversial and potentially segregating subject, I hope that I’ve opened some eyes and dismissed the misunderstanding […]

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My Life with Anorexia – Shredded By Science Podcast

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This podcast talks about what it’s like having Anorexia, an illness I battled and was very ill with.   A report in 2015 estimated that more than 725,000 people in the UK are affected by an eating disorder, with roughly 75-90% of those being female.   BEAT, a UK-based eating disorder charity, estimates that of those with […]

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