Mental health is a funny old thing & I don’t mean funny hilarious. There still seems to be a stigma surrounding mental health, almost as if people are ashamed to talk about it or don’t want to talk about it for fear of being judged or don’t want others to feel uncomfortable. I haven’t openly … More Helping My Mental Health
Breakfast is often thought of as the most important meal of the day, yet many people don’t have one or maybe have a bowl of cereal which doesn’t provide any nutritional benefits, are loaded with sugar and leave us hungry not long after finishing it. A recent report by Public Health England revealed that children … More Five of My Favourite Breakfasts
I had written this post about clean eating a while ago but after I watched the Horizons documentary on the same subject I thought now would be a good time to share my thoughts. The term ‘clean eating’ has risen to prominence in the past few years. Mainly on social media but now it seems … More Is Clean The Dirty Word In Nutrition?
Hands up if you can relate to this; “On Monday (next week/next month/New Years Day – delete as applicable) my new diet is going to start and this time I’m going to stick with it. It’s going to be different this time.” Mid-morning on the first day of diet; cravings kick in for foods you’ve … More Why I Don’t Believe in Diets
Hello beautiful, healthy people, I hope you are all well and have been cooking some delicious recipes. For those of you who subscribe to my website and newsletter or those who are regular followers of my social media accounts you may have noticed that I’ve not posted any content in the past few weeks, well … More A Personal Post
Over the past decade or so there has been a lot of coverage about gluten and having a gluten free diet. In almost all supermarkets you can now find a dedicated ‘Free From’ section which features gluten free products. Plus, if you go out to eat you may notice that menus are now showing gluten … More Should You Ditch Gluten?
We’ve all heard about how you need to drink 8 glasses of water per day but this was purely a guideline and not based on scientific evidence, however, it is still super important to stay hydrated and here are a few reasons why. Our body is made up from 60-75% water so it is no … More Why You Should Keep Hydrated
If you eat food then I’m going to go out on a limb and suggest there’s quite a good chance you chew your food, but do you chew your food correctly? Wait..what? There’s a right and a wrong way to chew your food? Apparently there is and hopefully, I’ll shed some light for you in … More Do You Chew?
Juices and smoothies are hugely popular these days and are sold at supermarkets and a majority of High Street shops and cafes. However, there has been a LOT of talk over which is better, or, in fact, if there are any benefits to them. I like both juices and smoothies and will quite often have … More Smoothies or Juice…Which Is Best?
Often it can be daunting to go out for a meal if you’ve started eating healthier and you’re confused about which is a healthy choice on a menu and worried you’ll ruin all your hard work by choosing a ‘bad’ meal. However, this is not the case at all, one bad meal will not undo … More Tips For Staying Healthy Whilst Eating Out