It is day three post completion of my seven day no added sugar challenge.
And it was imperfect for a few reasons.
I knowingly started with some perishable added sugar products that needed to be eaten in the week.
I also found a couple of added sugar products that I didn’t realise had snuck their way into my pantry!
Continue reading My imperfect, no added sugar challenge
So many ladies that I talk with tell me that Christmas is a common time for them to gain weight. And the unfortunate thing about this is that if the weight is still on at Easter, then it is likely to remain there for good.
Continue reading Weight gain happens during the year at common times
I love the smell, taste and texture of my Khorasan sourdough bread, so I wanted to be part of the promotion of Real Bread Week.
And to answer your question “Can I eat bread?”
So many people that I talk with are crazy about low carbs, but not all carbs are equal and not all breads are equal as we will explore in this post.
I am also going to share the current nutrition recommendations for grains and cereals, so you can see why they are great sources of nutrients.
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The DASH diet shows how powerful food is as medicine!
If you have high blood pressure, by adopting this approach to eating, you may experience a lowering of your blood pressure within two weeks.
However, if following a set of rules doesn’t work for you long term, then let’s change your reasons for eating first. Continue reading Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) Diet
All of the ladies who join me on calls say that they want to live well and actively into their later years.
So this week’s research update shares the insights that have been uncovered in Blue Zones®; communities where people naturally live well into their 90s and 100s.
Continue reading What the Blue Zones® tell us about longevity
I am often asked whether mindful eating works and how it works, so the focus of my research update will be on these two things.
The research review that I am reporting on today outlines the evidence for mindful eating and also proposes three ways in which mindful eating changes eating behaviours.
Continue reading How mindful eating changes eating behaviours