Month: December 2013

5 Prevention tips for dealing with weight loss

Weight Loss: Here are my 5 prevention tips for dealing with the common issue of weight loss. Eliminate the white menace: white flour and sugar. Eliminate hydrogenated fats. Eat protein every day for breakfast (eggs, natural yogurt, nuts, protein shake etc). Walk at least 30 minutes a day. Don’t eat 3 hours before bed. There […]

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Eating more fibre could help prevent heart disease

Fibre is an important part of a healthy diet. A diet high in fibre has many health benefits. It can help prevent heart disease, diabetes, weight gain and some cancers, and can also improve digestive health. However, many people don’t get enough fibre. On average, most people in the UK get about 14g of fibre a […]

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Do you know the REAL benefits of exercise?

Quite simply, exercise is great for you, not just good. In fact, so much so that here are the benefits I can think of right now: Improves your wellbeing (psychologically and physiologically) Improves your blood pressure Improves your fat oxidation (you burn body fat more efficiently) Reduces your risk of cardiovascular heart disease Increases your […]

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Would you know what to do in an emergency?

You may have read my updates on social media or read my email last week when I thought my dad wouldn’t wake up and the panic in my stomach that I had to remember my first aid training. He’s ok now thankfully. The thing is you can train all you want – have training courses […]

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10 Top Foods To Target Belly Fat

I thought you might like this today as these foods are now well known to help with targeting the fat around your middle (visceral fat). These are real foods – as I call them – as they are not processed and are perfectly natural, one-ingredient foods. Enjoy. Avocados: These are loaded with two nutrients that are […]

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Would you eat a blue carrot?

Would you eat a blue carrot? How about a red sprout? Even though they tasted exactly the same? Say I used a natural blue colouring for the carrot so it contained EXACTLY the same nutrients, fibre etc. You would certainly stop and think for a moment before deciding what to do! You are so used […]

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Do you mean what you write on a Christmas card?

I just received a Christmas card and it read ‘Happy Christmas to you and your family. We’ll definitely need to catch up in 2014.’ Really? Do they really mean that or are they just words? I mean, I’m sure I got the same card last year with the same message (apart from it being 2013). […]

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Eating Before Bed – The FACTS!

Eating before bed – I have mentioned foods that are good and foods that are bad for you late at night. Well, this concludes it giving you the background facts. I think it’s interesting stuff as a few women have asked me about ‘extra’ things they can do to speed up their weight loss. Controlling […]

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The 3 Best Foods to Eat Before Bed

Following on from my last blog post and the ‘5 Worst Foods to Eat Before Bed’, here are some suggested foods that you CAN eat before bed and they won’t harm your sleep pattern. I mean bananas – hooray! Cherry juice – hooray! Almond butter – hmmm, I like it but some people can’t stand […]

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The 5 Worst Foods to Eat Before Bed

I must admit that I do sometimes eat quite late and on the odd occasion, I do eat a bit of chocolate or have something spicy. Hey, I’m human and I have the odd slip up! My working hours are quite irregular so eating late sometimes creeps into my lifestyle. If you find yourself in […]

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