Tag: time

Gluten Intolerance and the Benefits of a Detox

“Gluten is a composite formed from several different proteins. It is found most commonly in wheat and other related grains, such as barley and rye. Adding texture and a characteristic chewiness to baked goods, this ingredient is used in a wide variety of other foods as a thickener and binder, flavour enhancer, and protein supplement. Some people can develop […]

Cream of Cauliflower Soup with Almonds (vegan)

A vegan-friendly soup, all natural ingredients. Serves 2 Ingredients: 1 small cauliflower 1 small sweet potato, chopped 3 sticks of celery 1 ltr mineral water (or stock) 125g ground almonds Pinch sea salt Method: 1. Bring the water (or stock) to the boil. 2. Add the cauliflower, sweet potato, celery and sea salt. 3. Cook […]

What happens when you go on a diet?

When you go on a diet, i.e. a calorie-restricted diet or a low-carb or low-fat diet, you will inevitably: Lose muscle tissue and water stored in the muscles – muscle burns 70 times more calories than fat so when you lose weight, you lose muscle and fat – when you put the weight back on, […]

And You Think Your Daily Bread Is Healthy

(The views expressed in this blog post are purely my own and are not copied from another source). OK, I ate a sandwich the other day – don’t tell me off! I don’t tend to eat many sandwiches these days. However, it was a banana sandwich so that was healthy, right? Especially as it was […]

Ladies: So You Want To Lose Weight?

(The comments and views in this post are my own and not copied in any way, shape or form.) January is a classic time to start a new health and fitness regime but the problem is that you get inundated with the latest fad diets, the fantastic ‘no joining fee’ offer from the local gym […]

50 Shocking facts about diet and exercise; Channel 5

After watching this programme, the instant reaction of a lot of people was that of sensationalism and scaremongering by the documentary contributors. However, most of it (if not all) was not to scare you but to educate you in what you are eating, drinking, breathing etc. This is my take on the programme – I’ve […]

Genuine Weight Loss Guide For Women – 10 Things To Avoid

10 Things You MUST Avoid If you address these 10 issues, you are much more likely to lose or manage your weight effectively. Dieting and Diet Magazines – never go on a diet and avoid reading diet magazines. Obesity Additives – have you heard of obesity additives? They are in so many so called ‘healthy’ […]

Mind Over Matter-What’s Stopping You?

Can I ask if you’ve ever started a task and not finished it? You start with lots of enthusiasm and excitement and everything goes well and on track. Then suddenly, you hit a barrier. Usually, the barrier stops you from moving on with the task so what happens? Well, most of the time, you put […]

Are You Too Busy To Be Healthy?

Time is both fleeting and eternal. In my view, a day can be long but a year can be short. As you get older, the years seem to pass much more quickly yet it is the same amount of time as when you were 16! Why is that? Obviously, when you are young, you don’t […]