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Chain Restaurants – Pick Of The Menus

Why is it that as soon as people leave the comforts of home and eat anywhere else, all sense of health, nutrition and portion control go out of the window? It is the ‘treat factor’? I get that, but these days we eat out so often that these ‘treats’ are actually having an impact on […]

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Family Friendly Working Interview

Fab interview about Polly and life running a business whilst being a Mummy. But then I would say it was fab……I wrote it! Read the full interview here. Perhaps you’ve got your own ‘Family Friendly’ line of work too?  I’d love to hear your stories and how you manage to ‘fit it all in’ too. […]

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What food is in Season Now? Spring Vegetables

The baby-freshness that Spring brings is smelt and tasted in the little gifts that poke through along with the blossom that adorns the trees and bushes around us.   We’re all ready for it too after months of hearty root vegetables and meaty stews. I prefer baby leeks, carrots, peas and any other miniature to […]

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Don’t Give Up On Lent

Anyone giving up anything for lent this year? Do you feel pressure that you SHOULD be giving up some vice of yours for the 40 day duration of lent – chocolate, cigarettes, browsing Instagram after 9pm?! Lent is a Christian festival comprising the 40 days leading up to Easter, whereby people give up luxuries (it used […]

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Brodie Skincare Review

I would like to start by stating that no, I have not been paid to write this blog. Neither am I receiving a big box of freebies as a thank you (so far as I know!), and no, the creators of Brodie Skincare are not friends of mine; I am doing nobody a favour. Secondly, […]

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Fitness Fanatics Have Higher Sex Drives

It’s true! Eating well, exercise and being a healthy weight with a healthy body fat % is very likely to increase a person’s sex drive. HOWEVER it’s not for the reasons you might think. So not many people are going to feel particularly confident, sexy or energetic if they’re carrying an extra two stone and […]

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Eating Seasonally – Winter

Far from being a cold empty plain, British soils and seas are full of delights over the winter months, as well as there being numerous imported (Fair Trade if possible) goods that are in season in their native countries. Food tends to be naturally heartier and richer to sustain us through the cold weather, but […]

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TFMF Eating Out Guide

The trouble with restrictive meal replacement diets (milkshakes, bowls of cereal), strict instructions (grapefruit at every meal, specific recipes to follow) and calorie/point/syn etc. counting methods is that they’re not very compatible with eating socially. Even when you can check your food choices against that book or app they’ve given you, wouldn’t you rather be […]

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Eating Seasonally – Autumn

You probably know by now what TFMF recommends you eat to optimise your metabolism – lots of lean protein, low starch and sugar vegetables and fruit, some healthy fats and regulated starch intake. But we also feel strongly that food should be ethically and environmentally sourced where possible – Free Range, Organic, Local, Seasonal – […]

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LBC Radio Live Discussion – why women are fatter than their husbands!

Listen to Polly Live on the Radio! Polly was interviewed on LBC Radio on the 26th September 2014, being asked her views on why women feel bad when they gain more weight than their husbands. The interview discussing a number of reasons and Polly does a good job of demonstrating her knowledge and representing us. […]

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