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Inspired by Ramadan

4th June 2019

You may or may not be aware of this, but it is the end of the Muslim fasting period called Ramadan If you’ve never heard of it, it’s a month where Muslims all over the world choose to take nil by mouth from dusk until dawn It is a test of resilience and strength and […]

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A really brilliant top tip

2nd May 2019

A really brilliant top tip for weight loss and general healthy living Don’t give yourself too many dilemmas or decisions to make We live fast these days and with this pace comes stress, anxiety, worry and doubt We also end up suffering with DECISION MAKING FATIGUE Which basically means that come the end of the […]

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GOOD FRIDAY: It’s a good day to talk about you

19th April 2019

Happy Good Friday!! I wanted to take the time to wish you a happy Easter weekend Whether you are celebrating Easter specifically or not, I have an important message for you! If you are anything like me…. You will have your vices, whether its chocolate, crisps, ice cream… The vice doesn’t really matter, but the […]

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‘Once you pop, you can’t stop’

6th April 2019

A big problem in weight loss is our propensity to binge eat I’m not necessarily talking about B.E.D here (binge eating disorder) I’m talking about the inability to be satisfied with a little of something tasty More often than not I hear women saying that its easier to just finish the bag or the packet, […]

In theory it should be easy

5th March 2019

When you are on a weight loss journey it can often feel like you are going around in circles When you make changes in your lifestyle you are beginning the process of changing your long term habits This is often harder than we think…. In theory it should be easy to eat better foods Maybe […]

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Digestion FOCUS week 5-8

20th November 2018

The other day I shared the first 4 weeks of my digestion FOCUS programme with you   This is simply a series of ideas to help you improve your digestion and get better health and weight loss results   Here is week 5-8 to complete the series!   Remember, this is not a substitute for […]

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Why should we focus on digestion?

18th November 2018

I’ve put together an 8 week series of ideas for you to try out   Why should we focus on digestion?   Build the gut flora for a more robust internal environment that supports health and weight loss Improve your digestion and absorption of nutrients Improve your gut symptoms (gas, bloating, IBS, constipation, diarrhoea etc) […]

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Guilt, shame and blame around your food choices

15th February 2018

It’s been quite a week so far Its half term (if you’re a Leicester local) And we’ve had my favourite day of the year….PANCAKE DAY Followed by valentine’s day… If you’ve been eating out and indulging in those pancake and chocolates… I imagine you’re feeling a little bloated Perhaps a little guilty and ashamed of […]

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In the spirit of talking about food

26th January 2018

I rarely watch the tv, being more of a netflix girl But i caught something the other day on BBC that made me sit up and take notice There was a feature on eating bugs (can you imagine why that caught my attention!) Yes that’s right Eating critters Mealworms Crickets Caterpillers And ….. massive tarantulas […]