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My Favourite Healthy Teas

By: | 13 Comments | On: July 20, 2014 | Category : Drink, Hydration, Nutrition, Reviews, Snacking

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Being British I LOVE my tea and if you follow me on social media then you’ll probably know that! A few of you have asked me for my favourite teas so I thought I would film a video showing you.. I’ve divided up the teas that I personally drink into...

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Blending versus Juicing

By: | 23 Comments | On: May 7, 2014 | Category : Beauty, Fibre, Hydration, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Reviews, Snacking, Weight Loss, Well Being

Juicing vs Blending

I get asked a lot of questions about which is ‘better for you’ .. blending, aka smoothies, or juicing.. and I would love to know what you think once you’ve read this blog post.. so do leave any comments below!   What’s the Difference between Blending (Smoothies) and Juicing (Juices)?...

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What I Ate Wednesday (WIAW) – Weekend Edition!

By: | 29 Comments | On: March 12, 2014 | Category : Carbs, Fat, Fibre, Hydration, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Protein, Snacking, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

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Since posting a few ‘What I Ate Wednesday’ (WIAW) picture collages on social media (my links are to the right of this page!), I’ve had a lot of requests to write a blog post on it.. and so here it is! If you haven’t heard of WIAW it’s basically a...

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What is a Portion? – My Simple Healthy Eating Guide

By: | 25 Comments | On: September 15, 2013 | Category : Carbs, Fat, Fibre, Hydration, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Protein, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Well Being

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“Portion Distortion” describes how our portion sizes have become bigger over time. What we think is a ‘normal’ portion may actually be enough to feed 2 or 3 people, but thanks to large dinner plates and fast-food restaurants selling ‘super-sized’ meals we don’t realise. Working out what a single portion...

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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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How to Choose a Healthy Coffee

By: | 4 Comments | On: April 10, 2013 | Category : Hydration, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Shopping Tips, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance

Healthy Coffee

Coffee shops are everywhere, but what do you ask for if you are trying to ‘be healthy’? Black tea has zero calories and black fresh filter coffee only 4 calories.. but what about the more interesting drinks (the one we go to coffee shops to buy!).. here are my top...

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What to Eat & Drink for Endurance Exercise

By: | 5 Comments | On: March 20, 2013 | Category : Carbs, Drink, Fitness, Hydration, Nutrition, Reviews, Sport

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Eating the right foods is as important as choosing the right trainers when it comes to performing at your best. If you don’t eat before training then you may not have enough fuel, but eat too much, or too close to training and you may feel sluggish.   We know...

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