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Reasons For Comfort Eating

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There are many reasons for over eating, the most common being genuine hunger, cravings, and comfort eating. This video will give you some tips on how to stop comfort eating.   Feeling genuinely hungry usually involves one or more of: rumbling belly irritability (hangry) feeling weak or tired headache thirsty poor concentration and focus relieved […]

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Hulk Green Vegetable Soup

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If there’s one thing virtually everyone can benefit from it’s eating more vegetables. And you can’t get a more veggi packed soup than this Hulk Green Vegetable Soup!   Each serving has a whopping 200g of vegetables in it (2 portions), so all you need to turn it into a complete meal is to add […]

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Sausage & Veg Healthy Stew Recipe

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While most people think stews and casseroles are stodgy and ‘fattening’ comfort food, this healthy stew recipe will show you how to make a hearty Winter meal that’s both comforting and waistline friendly!   Finding meals and recipes that are suitable for hungry teens and men, fussy kids, and Mums who are trying to shift […]

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Healthy Pumpkin Pie (low sugar)

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This healthy pumpkin pie recipe is refined flour and sugar free, very easy to make, and makes good use of the flesh from your Halloween pumpkin!   Of course if you’re reading this when Halloween has been and gone then if they’re in season where you are (typically September – November in the UK) then […]

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What’s the Best Cheese for Weight Loss?

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If you’re both a cheese lover and trying to lose weight then no doubt you’ll be wondering what is the best cheese for weight loss, or whether you can eat cheese at all!   Thankfully you can eat cheese, indeed you can eat any food in the world and still lose weight so long as […]

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How to Stop Comfort Eating

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You need to stop comfort eating if you are to repair your relationship with food and have the health and body you want.   It’s also damaging your emotional well being and self esteem, and confidence in yourself.   But you know this, so how can you break the cycle and stop comfort eating once […]

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Healthy Comfort Food for Winter

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We tend to crave rich, stodgy comfort food in Winter. Pies, stews, jacket potatoes and steamed puddings are a belly hug for those cold days when we just want to snuggle up on the sofa with a blanket.   But that sort of food isn’t so helpful if your goal is to lose weight, as […]

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Why Healthy Winter Food Matters Most

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When we think of winter food we think of dumplings and soup, pies and hot potatoes.   But adding more protein to your plate this season could mean a trimmer holiday waistline, fewer cavities, fewer colds, and more energy. Not to mention healthy, shiny hair.   As much as we crave starchy, carb rich comfort […]

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5 Healthy Options When You Need Comfort Food

Healthy and comfort food aren’t usually paired together in the same sentence. Comfort food suggests unhealthy, calorific, giant sized plates of fat and sugar designed to trigger dopamine in the brain (the feel good hormone) and warm our bellies into a satisfied slumber when you’re feeling tired and grumpy. Click Here to read the article […]

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Caramelised Onion Tart

Caramelised Onion Tart Makes 2 small tarts   This tastes much more indulgent than it actually is. Whether you choose the brown rice protein or buckwheat flour will determine whether your pie is higher or lower in protein and carbohydrates (the buckwheat being higher in carbs) but beyond that both are very nutritious, and both […]

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