Why you’re not losing weight

It’s that time of year where everyone is trying to lose weight and get healthier, so what might be holding you back from achieving your goals?   You have unrealistic expectations: healthy weight loss is 1-3 lbs a week. Too much too quickly is not sustainable. You have an unresolved health condition: Niggling ongoing health …

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New Year New You Packages

New Year New You Packages What’s on offer? I’ve teamed up with Adele Murrell PT to help you reach your New Year Goals. Whether you want to lose weight, feel better or reinvigorate your lifestyle, there’s a package to suit everyone. What’s included? Personal Training with Adele Murrell PT featuring: Body Composition Analysis: body fat, …

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To Snack or Not to Snack?

Snacking, such a popular subject and something that’s become a bit of a business in that there is such choice for snacks from energy balls, to sweet potato brownies and healthy flapjacks etc. Whilst I’m thrilled that the Snack market is focusing on healthier offerings, do we really need to be snacking so much? Snacking …

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Gluten Free: A Guide to What to Cut Out and What to Leave in.

What is gluten? Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, rye and oats (although for oats gluten usually occurs by cross contamination). Gluten may also be found in spelt, durum wheat, cous-cous, kamut, malt, bran, triticale (a hybrid of wheat and rye), dextrin (a combination of starches which may contain gluten) and oats, so …

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How to Prepare lentils so they can be easily digested

For some people, consuming lentils can cause a lot of flatulence and bloating. Often, this isn’t because of the lentils but because of how they’ve been prepared.┬áLentils should be soaked overnight to make them easier to digest and less gas forming, particularly if they are dried. Lentils contain phytic acid, an anti nutrient which binds …

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