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

kids lunch boxes sky news

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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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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Do you have a vitamin D deficiency? Here’s the signs

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If you live in the UK there’s a high chance you’ve had a vitamin D deficiency at some point, and are possibly suffering from the same nasty symptoms year on year, every Winter, without realising. Most of the vitamin D in our body is produced through sun exposure, something we’re lacking in Britain for half […]

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How to Maintain Muscle on a Plant Based Diet

muscle plant based diet

Think you need to eat meat to build muscle? Wrong! As long as you’re eating and exercising right, you’ll maintain and even build muscle. But cutting out meat makes this more difficult. So here I’ll show you how to make sure you’re not protein deficient as a vegetarian or vegan.   To be healthy and […]

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The Instafit Challenge – a Bournemouth Uni Diet Documentary

the instafit challenge

Could you eat like an ‘Instafit’ Instagram ‘wellness’ influencer?   That’s the challenge one Bournemouth University student took on when she decided to make a documentary about the different diets people follow in a bid to lose weight, be fitter and healthier and look, well, like an Instagram wellness Influencer!   I was asked to […]

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3 Super Easy Tips to Eat Healthier Today (no shopping required)

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Most people could probably eat healthier than they’re currently doing; if you’re being honest, that’s you too!   But the biggest issue I see is people making it way more complicated than it has to be.   Instagram influencers show how us how beautiful we could make our food with a bit more effort. Chefs […]

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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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How to Get More Protein for Women who are Too Busy

protein for women

Protein powders have been popular in the fitness industry for years, but only recently have they become more mainstream, and too often I find people, especially those new to getting fit and healthy, suspicious about a big tub of powder with labels they don’t understand.   But dismissing protein powders is missing a trick, and […]

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FitBakes – the High Protein, Low Calorie Cake (Review)

fitbakes low calorie cake review

Ella from FitBakes has created low calorie, high protein cake pots for health and calorie conscious cake and fitness lovers alike. But do they taste as good as real cake? I tried them and will give you my verdict here.   I love cake (don’t we all?) but I’m also a 5’2 petite woman who, […]

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300 Calorie Meals for Mums who like to Snack

300 calorie meals

Fitting in snacks between meals can easily tip you over your daily calorie needs to lose weight. These tasty 300 calorie meals (plus a list of 200 calorie snacks) will mean that even if you eat several times a day you won’t be eating more calories than you need.   Believe it or not I’m […]

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