Why cutting the ‘fat’ isn’t making you slim

Fat and the real weight epidemic problem If you have ever struggled with dieting you will know full well that cutting bad fatty foods from your diet is a good place to start when trying to lose weight. However, what you were probably never told is that in order to lose weight AND continue to feel…

4 weight loss mistakes you probably make

You want to lose weight. You have tried just about every diet known to man. Yet somehow the weight keeps piling on.These 4 dieting mistakes will have you back on track in no time if you learn to adjust to a healthier way of thinking.

‘No Cook’ Date and Nut Bars

My no cook date and nut bars came from the desire to have a healthy snack in the fridge at all times so that my hubby didn’t keep raiding the biscuit barrel. It worked and here is the result. I hope you enjoy these as much as we do.

6 reasons you are making mistakes with your diet

You have decided that you need to diet. This is great news if you are in any way keen to be healthy, especially as we age. However, did you know that you could be stacking the deck against yourself if your diet isn’t tackled from the right angle?

Why we don’t really understand how to be healthy

We all know that eating healthy is important. We all understand that we need our five a day in order to ‘get our vitamins’. However, the sad truth is that beyond a simple understanding of the ‘healthy eating’ concept, too many of us just don’t actually really know why we are told these things at all.

Portion Sizes and how to get them right

When it comes to overeating, we are all guilty at some point or another. You know exactly when you have overeaten too because you need to undo your pants and let it all hang out (or at least you do in private).

How to go meat free without the cravings. 3 easy tips.

Meat. According to our parents, grandparents and many paleo diet experts, we need meat in order to get our vital B12 vitamins. However, meat, especially red meat has been linked to cancer, including colon and bowel cancer..

Raw Chinese Stir Fry Salad with Cauliflower Rice

I have been writing recipes and eating well now for the last couple of years, but I have never really thought about eating ‘raw’ food as part of my diet, because I eat plenty of salads and fresh fruit anyway, so I didn’t really think too much about it.

Why eating fast is making you sick

We live in a world that races by, day after day, right up to the moment we die or keel over with stress related illnesses – whichever comes first. We have no time to slow down. Too much to do.

Take the 10 Week Challenge

There are so many weight loss programmes around these days, its difficult to know which one to follow, and which one will actually WORK, long term.

Antioxidants and the Free Radical Fight

Unless you have been living in a cave for the last 20 years, you will have heard that Antioxidants are good for your skin, your health and your well being.

4 quick swaps for healthier eating

If you really want to lose weight and feel amazing, there are some simple steps you can take to swap unhealthy habits into a healthier way of eating.