Category Archives: General

National Cheesecake Day – Recipe

Looking after your health and nutrition doesn’t mean you have to deny yourself of sweet treats. It can be so easy to make your own dessert rather than buying it from a supermarket, and that way you can see everything … Continue reading

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Healthy eating at work

It is really important to keep to good nutrition during work hours, but doing so is easier said than done. Work environments are often surrounded by fast food chains, and it can be easier to buy something daily than spending … Continue reading

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The health benefits of eating white fish

I recently teamed up with The Saucy Fish Company to promote the benefits of eating fish as part of a healthy balanced diet, and to encourage people to eat more fish, more often. In celebration of this new partnership, I … Continue reading

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12th June: International falafel day

If you’ve never tried falafels before or think it’s just a food for veggies I’d urge you to give them a try. Falafel is a snack that is increasingly growing in popularity, and is now the second most common dish … Continue reading

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Make the most of the Summer fruits this season

Summer is finally here and the food markets are already starting to fill with colourful juicy fruits that have just come into season. With an array of fresh fruits at your fingertips you have no excuse for missing out on … Continue reading

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How to have a healthy BBQ this Summer

Summer appears to have arrived early and we’re not sure how long it will stay this warm and sunny! This is the perfect time to enjoy a lovely British BBQ outside in the garden with friends and family. If you … Continue reading

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How to look after your body before and during pregnancy

On 14 May I’m heading to the NEC in Birmingham to join the panel of experts for the #BodyAfterBaby talk as part of this year’s Baby Show. Having a baby is a wonderful experience, but whether it’s their first or … Continue reading

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Make Fitness Fun Again

For many people, fitness regimes are just another thing to feel guilty about: they’re unpleasant, difficult to keep up with, and are the last thing you feel like doing after a busy day at work. Exercise should be a choice … Continue reading

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Eat Pasta Run Faster

This month, as the running season has arrived, I’ve teamed up with Italian restaurant chain Vapiano to support their #EatPastaRunFaster campaign. As part of the campaign, I’ve created two new diet plans designed for runners using some of their pasta … Continue reading

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Celebrate UK Coffee Week

Millions of people all over the world rely on the comforting aroma of coffee and the caffeine hit that follows, to kick start their day or to help beat the post lunch slump. I myself am a self-confessed coffee-lover – … Continue reading

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Grow your own food as Spring arrives…

If you’re looking for a way to improve your diet and get fit at the same time, gardening could be the answer. As the nights get lighter, instead of heading to the gym, it might be a better idea to … Continue reading

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Spring tips for eating out without the guilt…

As the Spring season begins and the nights get lighter, you might find yourself feeling more inclined to eat out after work to enjoy those longer evenings. This could raise alarms for your diet, but eating out shouldn’t mean you … Continue reading

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How to avoid a chocolate binge this Easter.

Easter can be a real challenge when you’re following a strict diet plan. Everywhere you look the shelves are filling up fast with chocolate temptation. Here are my top tips to help you stay strong and maintain your willpower when … Continue reading

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Sip your wine and watch your weight.

As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, soon we’ll all have another excuse for a good party. There’s nothing like a good Irish themed party to cheer us all up, but if you’ve been proud of your progress in reaching your fitness … Continue reading

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Celebrate #BritishPieWeek

Are pies your guilty pleasure? As British Pie Week is set to launch on 7 March, now is the perfect time to show your appreciation for this traditional dish. Over the years, pies have become somewhat a national delicacy for … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about Salt

With World Salt Awareness Week (WSAW) fast approaching, now seems the perfect time to talk about salt. The WSAW was set up to help reduce salt intake across the world. However, as much as people focus on the dangerous effects … Continue reading

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The top 5 natural aphrodisiacs for date night

With Valentine’s Day approaching, February is the month of love, so it seems like a fitting time to talk about foods that could have an aphrodisiac effect. The ones most commonly associated with love and romance are oysters, chocolate, coffee, … Continue reading

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Have a Healthy Pancake Day!

Pancake Day is the one day of the year where we all feel it’s acceptable to have our annual fill of stodgy goodness. Both kids and adults love it, we can’t deny that. However, if you are still trying to … Continue reading

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Are you skipping #BreakfastWeek?

From 24 – 30 January, Brits all over the country are celebrating ‘Breakfast Week 2016’. The campaign has been launched to remind us as a nation of the importance of breakfast, as research shows that 1 in 4 consumers skip … Continue reading

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‘Bowl Food’ For Thought

Last week I read this article in The Telegraph about the latest trend in the healthy nutrition world: bowl food. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/food-and-drink/features/what-is-bowl-food-and-recipes/ The idea is that by serving a meal in a bowl, the food takes on “a character of its … Continue reading

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