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9bar – Product Review

By: | 20 Comments | On: April 19, 2013 | Category : Fat, Food, Nutrition, Protein, Reviews, Snacking


I love discovering new *healthy* products and I discovered this one quite by accident. I found the 9bars lurking in the ‘free from’ section of the supermarket (not a section I normally browse) and was immediately drawn to the ‘mixed seed energy bars’ topped with carob.. once tried I was...

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How to Choose a Healthy Cereal or Snack Bar

By: | 5 Comments | On: April 19, 2013 | Category : Carbs, Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Reviews, Shopping Tips, Snacking, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

Snack Bars

I love a healthy snack bar, which is why I’ve come up with my top 5 tips on how to make sure it’s a healthy one! Do let me know what your favourite snack bars are in the comments section below – I always love finding new ones to try! :) You can subscribe...

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The Truth about Sugar & Are Sweeteners Safe?

By: | 33 Comments | On: April 18, 2013 | Category : Carbs, Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Reviews, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being


With more and more people watching their weight and calorie intake, sugar can easily be ‘evilized’ with many people choosing to switch to other sources of sweetness. A small amount of sugar in the diet isn’t bad for us.. there are naturally occurring sugars such as fructose in fruit and lactose in...

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Lizi’s Low GL Granola – Product Review

By: | 2 Comments | On: April 16, 2013 | Category : Carbs, Food, Nutrition, Reviews

Lizis granola

Lizi’s granola was created by, you guessed it, Lizi.. who served her home baked granola to guests at her Oxfordshire B&B in the 1990′s and has since developed an entire range after working as an organic farmer in Wales. Lizi’s Granola pride themselves on having a low glycaemic load (GL), which...

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Graze Snack Box Review & Free Box Offer!

By: | 22 Comments | On: April 11, 2013 | Category : Discount Codes, Food, Nutrition, Reviews, Snacking

Graze Box

How excited was I the other day to receive my first Graze snack box! If you haven’t heard about the ‘snack box craze’ the basic concept is that you get convenient & healthy, pre-portioned snacks sent direct to you in the post. The boxes are designed to encourage you to munch...

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Oomf! Bench Pressed Oats Review

By: | 2 Comments | On: April 11, 2013 | Category : Food, Nutrition, Protein, Reviews

Oomf Bench Pressed Oats

Oomf Bench Pressed Oats are a whey protein porridge which can be enjoyed either for breakfast or before a strength work-out (providing a steady release of energy and easy to absorb protein for muscle uptake). They are ideal for people who are looking to increase their protein intake and you...

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My Nakd Bar Review

By: | 16 Comments | On: March 11, 2013 | Category : Fat, Fibre, Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Reviews, Snacking, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance


This blog post is all about the art of snacking, including my honest review of the Nakd Bars!   Do you snack between meals? If you’re trying to lose weight then the most important thing is that you burn off more calories than what you are taking in. Snacking between meals...

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