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What Nutrition means to me

I believe that our bodies were designed to be fuelled by whole foods. Food that is real, food that isn’t full of toxic chemicals and unpronounceable preservatives and additives that make it ‘taste’ better. Food that makes you feel good. Now I have not always been so healthy with my choices and I have been pretty honest about my…

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My review of the Fitbit Charge HR

It is the latest trend, the newest kid on the fitness block. We are now keeping up with the Jones 2015 style and that is with the latest, coolest accessory for anyone who is a lover of health and fitness…a wearable fitness monitor. Since my eldest has started school, the daily walk to and from is now a healthy…

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The two faces of Emotional Eating

I have struggled with the heartache of emotional eating for as long as I can remember and it was only when I looked deep within myself that I discovered the true reason I was doing it for so long. This post is an excerpt of my book Feeding My Feelings; Diary of an Emotional Eater. The image was created…

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A realistic approach to weight loss

We have all been there, the jeans are a little snugger than they used to be. We over indulged at a party or maybe, like myself, you have struggled with those stubborn extra kilos that are still hanging around long after your baby was… a baby. You might be think that losing weight is impossible, that you have tried…

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It is not selfish to look after yourself

Life is busy. There are days when it feels like there are not enough hours in the day to get everything done. Where your to-do list seems like it is growing and you are trying to keep on top of it. The idea of a hot cuppa or just some ‘me time’ seems selfish and unrealistic. I know how…

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What Wellness means to me

I believe that wellness is an important part of every area of our lives. Wellness is more than just the physical you, it also includes the emotional you and the spiritual you. Wellness encompasses you as a whole person and as you start to learn more about yourself and who you are, you will begin to make conscious choices…

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4 Easy ways to get your child to exercise

Children need to exercise regularly to help them develop the different aspects of their health. Considering that vitality comes with a young age, children by nature are active and playful. As such, you will not encounter any difficulty in this aspect. When they run around and play with other kids, they already get the chance to exercise. It is…

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4 Tips to creating a healthy lifestyle

We are all looking for that perfect balance in our lives. For some of us we may struggle with our work commitments eating into the time we get to spend with our families and friends. For others we are fighting an ongoing weight battle and feel that we are at the losing end. Maybe you are just trying to…

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What Fitness means to me

I believe that fitness encompasses a range of areas in my life. To me, being fit and living a healthy lifestyle makes me feel better. When I am looking after myself and including daily exercise into my life a have a sense of wellbeing and the positive energy. The endorphins that are released after an amazing workout can boost…

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Why it is great to love Chia seeds

I have a love affair with the humble little Chia seed. This amazing little super food has some fantastic health benefits and makes a great, easy addition to your diet. I add a tablespoon to my breakfast smoothie in the morning and I love how it just thickens it up and makes it nice and filling for me. Here…

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