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chocolate – it’s that time of year again!

Categories: diet, diet, Health, and Lifestyle.

celebrate without the guilt   Easter is the finest spring festival and although a Christian event it is celebrated all around the world.   The egg is a symbol of new life and the practice of decorating eggs dates back to the 13th century.  It’s just around the corner now and the delicious chocolate treats are filling the shelves in the shops and supermarkets.   The packaging is getting more and more elaborate and it is becoming increasingly difficult to resist a purchase even if you haven’t got small children to spoil.   However chocolate does have health benefits if taken in
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Festive weight gain

Categories: diet, diet, Health, and Lifestyle.

Avoid the Festive Weight gain pitfalls Sharon shares a few ideas which will help keep the weight off during the traditional time of excess eating. This Christmas – pace yourself to avoid piling on the pounds.  You can still enjoy the festivities and maintain a healthy weight with a few simple tips.  As our Christmas gift….we’re going to share them! Drinking a large glass of water prior to your meal will stop you eating too much and help you feel full.  Water is a great way to keep hydrated over the holiday period so always keep a glass by your
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One Direction – Intermittent fasting and Intuitive eating

Categories: diet, Health, Lifestyle, and Women.

How your diet can impact your life?   If you skin looks dull, your hair is lifeless and you have no energy it is probably your diet that is to blame.  We are all much more savvy now and a little common sense when walking around the supermarket can make all the difference. Eating good wholesome, natural products will fuel your body with the right ingredients to ensure you are healthy and full of vitality.  The more colourful the food the better. Unfortunately sugar, which used to be a luxury food, is now cheap as chips and just as unhealthy.  
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life in the fasting lane

Categories: diet, Health, Lifestyle, and Women.

I survived the fasting! The drive to a better me is going….well….pretty well. The first week and 2 fasting days later and I’ve survived.  Actually it was not quite as difficult as I thought it would be.  I didn’t feel as hungry but, my energy levels definitely dipped.   I started the first day with lemon water and barley grass as normal and then took a train to London.  As I was occupied for most of the day I didn’t really have time to think about food.  Unfortunately the first meeting was in a café and the other attendees all
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