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You know all those times we tried to guess the amount of calories in the spoonfuls of cake mixture we ate whilst making those cup cakes we never planned on eating ... .

What a colossal waste of our lives. .


Calorie counting and macro cou...

March 12, 2019

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WHO estimates that 6-25% of the population are deficient in the micronutrient IRON.

As a healthy female I am in a higher risk group for this deficiency - along with 50% of the population. (FYI the average amount of blood a female loses during those few...

November 11, 2018

I am a huge advocate of a diet rich in plants.

Plants include wholegrains, vegetables, fruits, pulses, legumes, seeds and nuts.

I also understand the desire to decrease dairy for ethical reasons.

However there has been an increase in children weaned on plant based milk a...

November 11, 2018

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Research shows that we tend to eat more food when we eat with others compared to when we eat alone. It is thought to be the most important and pervasive influence on eating that has yet been identified.

This is the case for all meals, breakfast, lunch an...

September 18, 2018

Something I hear from my clients again and again is that cooking for just themselves is too much effort. They either pop a couple of bits of bread in the toaster, grab a couple of biscuits with a cup of tea or have nothing.

If a client has depression or is in recovering...

The majority of my clients have a little bit of a sweet tooth, as do I, especially after dinner; and whilst in an ideal world our bodies would love it if we could just eat foods “straight from the earth”, the reality is we live in an obesogenic environment.

This Western...

In the 21st century we hear the term “gut health” thrown around daily, it has unfortunately become a bit of a buzz word and therefore we no longer give our poor guts the respect and care they deserve.

The gut, otherwise known as ‘the digestive system’, is an organ that...

Recent research suggests that infertility in both females and males is on the increase. In fact it is proposed that 1 in 5 women have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, commonly abbreviated as PCOS. Despite some women suffering symptoms such as obesity, abnormal hair growth an...

This blog was first published in 2016. Enjoy. 

So, I’ll describe the scene … Last week I was in Egypt, at a beautiful all inclusive resort where all meals are served buffet style. It was about 11am and I was in the pool playing super heroes with my son, a couple of ladi...

1 in 4 people will experience a mental health disorder in their lifetime.
I am sure you know people who have had experienced one.
I definitely have.
I have seen the damage first hand that mental health disorders can do to families.
I still see loved ones struggling wit...

April 27, 2018

It has been over 5 years  that I took the plunge and entered my first Bikini Bodybuilding show. In actual fact I entered 5 shows in 2013. I placed it all 5. It was an incredible experience. I learnt huge amounts and I have huge respect for the ladies that do it; but I...

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