Forget detoxing – eat these foods instead

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There’s a lot of talk this month about “detoxing”, or “foods to avoid” and “low fat diets”. But what about what we should eat? If you’re trying to eat well and recover from the excesses of Christmas, here are my Top 8 foods to include on your shopping list (see below for an explanation of […]

Weight and our mental health

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It’s obvious that the conversation around mental health is everywhere at the moment. And as a social movement, I think it is really positive to continue the conversation long-term to remove any sense of taboo from the discussions. It is an extremely complex issue, and while I am wary to jump on the bandwagon and […]

Macros, macros everywhere, nor a bite to eat

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Until very recently, I was completely unaware of the world domination of counting macros and yet another acronym, IIFYM. I’m all about longevity when it comes to my eating and exercise habits, so I don’t really follow any fads or extreme diets as I find they don’t work for me long-term. Also, if something appears […]

Please sir, can I have some more?

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What says old-school more than the love of a homely bowl of porridge? I’m a big fan so you can imagine my delight when I discovered the fuel-laden powerhouse that is porridge bread. One of the latest fads in the health food and weight loss area, it has now become a staple in my life. […]

What to do OT AD?

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It’s February, the evenings are getting a bit longer, the promise of spring is in the air… But Operation Transformation is almost over – so what now? If, like many, you were following the leaders on TV and using their progress to motivate you, how will you keep on track for the coming weeks and […]