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Chia Seeds .. The Ultimate Running Food?!

By: | 11 Comments | On: May 10, 2013 | Category : Fat, Fibre, Food, Hydration, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Protein, Reviews, Sport, Well Being

Chia Seeds

So what’s the big deal about Chia Seeds I hear you ask! Well, I personally like to use chia seeds to add extra nutrients as well as texture to a recipe (check-out my over-night oats, summer green smoothie or chocolate chia pudding!), however the seeds were originally known as a ‘running food’. Chia means “strength” in the Aztec...

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Top Tips for a Flat Stomach!

By: | 3 Comments | On: April 17, 2013 | Category : Carbs, Fat, Fibre, Hydration, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Weight Loss, Well Being

flat stomach

Want to know the secrets to a flatter tummy? A flat stomach can be achieved by doing two things.. 1) by reducing the amount of abdominal (stomach) fat above the muscle and 2) by avoiding stomach bloating. No matter how many crunches you do, if these two things aren’t happening...

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All About Fibre

By: | 13 Comments | On: April 15, 2013 | Category : Fibre, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

Sainsburys

I was recently interviewed by Sainsbury’s Magazine (April 2012 edition page 117) for a piece entitled ‘All you need to know about.. Fibre’, and here it is in full!   What’s the difference between soluble and insoluble fibre – and why should we care? Fibre in the diet is extremely important!...

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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

nakd

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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