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What Foods Have Fibre in them and Why SHOULD I eat fibre?

what foods have fibre

Fibre can help with everything from bloating to weight loss, but what foods have fibre in them? Fibre is a dieter’s best friend because it expands in your gut and makes you feel fuller for longer, and on less food, as it slows food breakdown.   It’s also fantastic for gut health, as your ‘good’ […]

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Secrets of your Supermarket Food on C5, an honest rant

Secrets of your Supermarket Food Diet TV Show Review

It’s been brought to my attention there’s a new food show, C5’s ‘Secrets of Your Supermarket Food’, that’s spouting nonsense, so cue rant.   Shows like this make me really cross because I’m trying my best to help people become healthier and fitter through real evidence based nutritional science and I spend so much time […]

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Are these popular diet trends worth the hype?

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With every year that goes by a new popular diet crops up, but is there any merit to these new diet trends or are they just silly fads? Protein snack company Seven Bars asked what I thought of 7 of the most popular diet trends; read it on their website here or my thoughts are […]

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Are tomatoes why you look pregnant?

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If you look pregnant after eating certain foods chances are you have IBS. But while most people look to common culprits like dairy or gluten, nightshade vegetables such as tomatoes and peppers can be a problem for some people. Yet ‘nightshades’ are very unknown. I should know, I have an intolerance and I have to […]

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Healthy Ready Meals Guide for Exhausted Busy Mums

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Cooking from scratch is overrated. Actually it’s not but then again some days we’re literally non stop going from school runs to jobs to kids’ clubs to running errands and a saucepan just won’t get a look in. Let this healthy ready meals guide help you pick the best you can when you don’t have […]

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Why when you eat too much it does NOT make you gain weight

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I know what you’re thinking is she crazy? But let me explain why when you eat too much it does absolutely not mean you’ve ruined your diet.   It takes 3500 calories to add 1lb of fat (1/2 a kilo ish).   Let’s say you’ve been super ‘good’ with your healthy eating, cutting out all […]

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Treat Trunk Healthy Snack Box Review

reat Trunk Healthy Snack Box Review

If you’re like me then finding snacks for the family that are both healthy, but also are tasty and feel like a treat is a tricky balance. So the Treat Trunk healthy snack box range could be a good way of trying new products and introducing the kids to new snacking ideas.   Finding healthy […]

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Healthy Meal Delivery – Equals Health Review

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Ever tried a healthy meal delivery company and been disappointed with the bland, over cooked tray of overpriced sludge? Equals Health are determined to change that, so I ordered myself some meals to review.   If you watched BBC’s ‘Apprentice’ with Lord Sugar in 2017 you’ll remember Harrison Jones, who was in his element when […]

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5 Day Habit Change Challenge

Do you have some unhealthy habits that need changing?​ Join this FREE 5 Day Habit Change Challenge and see how easy it is to swap bad habits for good ones, without feeling overwhelmed or confused with too much information. Strict diet plans with set meals and workouts are a great kick start for some, but […]

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Nutrition Basics with Mark Sleight (podcast)

Nutrition Basics with Mark Sleight

Chances are you’re making this whole healthy eating, diet and weight loss process way more complicated than it has to be, so in this podcast Mark and I cover all the nutrition basics, and I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised to hear how simple it is. Mark and I share a lot of values when […]

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