As we start a new year, it is a traditional time to do a nutrition reset or detox & cleanse. These practices often have the impression of cutting out or avoiding some foods and a certain level of denial or deprivation lingers while doing them. It can leaving a little 'wanting' and raiding the fridge … Continue reading Is nourishing your mind, body and soul the missing ingredient to make your ‘diet’ a success?
Mental Health, anxiety, Depression and the top tips from those who have it…
This is a really wonderful article sharing so many ideas that have worked for every day people who struggle with some form of Mental Health. If you or know someone who is suffering, try experimenting with some of these ideas for a couple of weeks and monitor your progress and changes... and hopefully improvements! I am a proud contributer to this article from the magazine Healthista
Drop in Health Check: Could a few tweaks make all the difference to how you feel?
I lived with the fear of putting weight back on. I used to weigh myself daily and then panic as I was stagnating. I decided to see Ali for a “Drop-In Health Check” where in a single session we talked to identify my main health concerns and together, defined a plan of little tweaks that I was comfortable with trying based on my goal to maintain the weight loss in a holistic way.
Clean plates all round!
It is most mother's biggest challenge - meal time and getting their little ones and/or bigger ones to eat a well balanced meal. My 'angel baby' has continued to live up to his baby name label long after being weaned off breast milk, and who now asks for a veg juice shot every morning, eats … Continue reading Clean plates all round!
Apples, apples and more autumn apples!
It's that wonderful time of year and one of my favourite seasons - autumn! And with it, brings an abundance of apples and pears. We are lucky enough to have 5 beautiful apple trees and 2 pears in our garden that produce a mixture of cooking and several varieties of eating, although we still don't … Continue reading Apples, apples and more autumn apples!
Are you a Thriver or a Depriver?
Are you yoyoing with your weight and / or your mood? Are you depriving yourself of food groups? Do you ever wonder why your diets are unsustainable? Read on...
7 steps to keeping the weight off on holiday…
Are you worried about piling on the pounds as you jet off on your summer holiday? Do you find yourself feeling frustrated at seeing all the hard work you did to look and feel great before you went on holiday has disappeared when you return home? Or do you just worry that you won't be … Continue reading 7 steps to keeping the weight off on holiday…
What should I eat? What shall I cook?
What should I eat? What shall I cook? These are a couple of the two most common questions I am asked, along with, I don’t have time to plan and I am not a great cook (or I don’t like to cook). And what happens if you do plan, but your day doesn’t go to … Continue reading What should I eat? What shall I cook?