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Finding Time To Workout – a Mum’s Tips

Finding time to workout is like a needle in a haystack some days (or most days?!) If you’re like me and most other women, you’re busier than ever. Between work, school runs, looking after the kids at home, ferrying between extracurricular activities and housework by the time the sun sets we’ve barely had time to […]

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Mum’s Healthy School Holiday Survival Guide

Are you determined that this Summer you’ll spend more of the school holiday staying active, getting outdoors and not piling on holiday weight but are not sure where to start?   Whether you’re still working and have childcare sorted, or are at home with the kids or even going away on holiday, you don’t want […]

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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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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 Stop Craving Chocolate

In this video I’m going to show you a simple solution for how to stop craving chocolate. It’s all very well committing to not eating chocolate, biscuits, ice cream and cake, but what about when cravings strike? I’m not talking about genuine hunger, which comes from the stomach (in which case, eat!), this is about […]

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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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Eating Healthy Food But Not Losing Weight?

Eating a really healthy diet but still not losing weight? It’s frustrating, I know. You’re being inspired by healthy food bloggers and pretty Instagram meals, and you’re actually taking action and making healthy food which is better than most people who just click ‘like’ then go back to their ready meals. Food quality is really […]

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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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