What’s Eating you Nutrition Blog

Keeping the pounds off at Christmas

There is no reason why a healthy weight loss plan needs to go out of the window at Christmas, or why you can’t make good choices over the Festive period. Here’s how: Remember it’s just one day, it’s not a reason to pig out for a month At parties, reduce your alcohol –...

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Alcohol Awareness

The more stressed and disconnected we become with our true self and the life we should be living, the more we need to decompress or fill an emotional void.  So it’s no wonder that excessive drinking is a major problem.  But what is excessive?  The government...

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Sleep – I’ve cracked it!!

There are 4 things that make a huge difference to your quality of sleep, and I’ve discovered a fifth that has has finally worked me. The main 4 areas are: - reducing caffeine down to 2 cups before lunch; - avoiding alcohol; -taking magnesium citrate; -eating a carb...

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Stress Awareness

As human beings, we are not designed to cope with long periods of unremitting stress. The stress response is important to help us deal with acute situations, sometimes called ‘fight or flight’, but these should be followed by periods of relaxation and rest. However,...

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No sugar apple and pear cake

Recipe 1 medium peeled grated pear 1 mashed banana 1 chopped apple Half cup raisins Juice of 1 orange and zest ½ teaspoon of ginger 1 teaspoon of cinnamon Add: - quarter cup of melted coconut oil (or butter) - 1 egg Mix well, then stir in: - 2 tablespoons of ground...

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Beetroot and Apple Soup

Serves 4 400g uncooked beetroot 1 medium onions 2 garlic cloves 1 eating apples 30g unsalted butter plus a knob extra 100ml dry cider 500ml litres chicken or veg stock stock sea salt and black pepper Several sprigs of thyme about 2 tbsp crème fraiche or vegan cream...

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Supporting children’s health at school

✔ Consistent sleep and wake time – Sleep is crucial for every single aspect of our health and particularly for mental wellbeing. Many young people today simply aren’t getting enough sleep, often hampered by excessive exposure to smart devices or gaming before...

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