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My Food, Weight & Health Journey!

By: | 2 Comments | On: December 19, 2014 | Category : Lifestyle, Motivation, Weight Gain, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

My Weight & Food Journey

Hi everyone .. After being asked a few questions about my personal food/weight journey I thought I would film and upload a ‘get to know me better’ video. I really hope that you like it/find it interesting and do leave me any comments below or on my YouTube Video.  ...

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Top 10 Kitchen Cupboard Essentials

By: | 4 Comments | On: November 7, 2014 | Category : Lifestyle, Shopping Tips, Weight Gain, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

Ultimate store cupboard

What are your top 10 kitchen cupboard staples?! That’s what the #UltimateStoreCupboard are asking in a quest to find the nation’s top 10 products! The 10 foods that I’ve listed below are nearly always in my cupboards and can be used in a variety of different dishes. I do a mixture...

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What is a Healthy Body Fat Percentage?

By: | 14 Comments | On: September 21, 2013 | Category : Lifestyle, Weight Gain, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance

1lb_fat

In the quest to achieve an ‘ideal body weight’ (is there really one?!), our body composition can often get forgotten about. To put this in to perspective.. would you rather be 50% fat or 50% muscle? Muscle is denser than fat meaning that it takes up less space. This means...

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How to Gain Weight HEALTHILY!

By: | 4 Comments | On: August 25, 2013 | Category : Food, Lifestyle, Reviews, Weight Gain

How to Gain Weight

Although my blog is mainly focussed on how to lose weight/maintain a healthy weight, I receive a lot of emails asking how to gain weight healthily. Despite the current obesity epidemic, a lot of people do struggle to gain weight – either after a period of weight loss (due to...

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Almond Snack Challenge!

By: | 5 Comments | On: July 4, 2013 | Category : Fat, Fibre, Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Protein, Reviews, Snacking, Weight Gain, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

Almonds

I love almonds, and was delighted to hear that California Almonds have launched a ‘Snack Happy Challenge’ to get people to snack healthier by having 30g of almonds (about 23) a day, for 21 days - just use #snackhappy on twitter to join in! After 21 days if you’re feeling the benefits then why not carry...

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How to Increase Metabolism & Metabolism Calculator

By: | 26 Comments | On: June 21, 2013 | Category : Fitness, Lifestyle, Weight Gain, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

metabolism-1

Have you ever wondered how to increase your metabolism? Or which foods increase metabolism? Or even how to calculate how many calories you need a day? Well wonder no more, I have the answers in this blog post! First, let’s get some terminology out of the way: Basal Metabolism: Body functions...

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How to Choose a Healthy Yoghurt

By: | 31 Comments | On: June 2, 2013 | Category : Carbs, Fat, Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Protein, Reviews, Shopping Tips, Snacking, Sport, Weight Gain, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

how to choose a healthy yoghurt

I love yoghurt, and I eat it at least once a day – no matter what the season! I get asked though a lot of questions about yoghurt (how to pick out the healthy pots from the less than healthy ones) and so I thought I’d try to help out!  ...

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Healthy Snack Ideas!

By: | 26 Comments | On: May 24, 2013 | Category : Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Protein, Reviews, Shopping Tips, Snacking, Weight Gain, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance

Apple Almonds

Most of us get ‘peckish’ at some point in the day, and if you’re sure that it’s true stomach hunger (and not just head hunger – see my how to beat food cravings as well as how to stop over eating blog posts for that!) then a healthy snack is...

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