Try not to lose the plot this Easter Since the age of 10, I have craved chocolate and especially at Easter because eggs are bigger than bars. I know, I’m greedy! It took me until my 40’s to get a handle on chocolate. By that I mean I switched to dark chocolate 70% +. Imagine, every single day of my
If you are a visual person, Day-Dreaming can help you to lose weight ‘I am running slowly around my local park, and there is a clothes hanger, floating through the air ahead of me with a beautiful dress hanging from it and I kept following it trying to catch it, even when I got tired, I kept going’ I was
Making small changes delivers healthier food choices and long-term healthy body weight Some people find it easier than others to resist temptation? Can you imagine a landscape artist driving a car through a beautiful countryside and not stopping along the way to soak in a scene? The urge to capture and maybe later paint it, is likely to be overwhelming.
https://www.theguardian.com/news/audio/2021/jan/04/why-do-some-people-find-it-harder-than-others-to-lose-weight A reporter for the Guardian, talks with Dr Andrew Jenkinson, a bariatric surgeon in London and Dubai. Click on link above to listen. He has been working with obese and morbidly obese (20 stone +) people for 15 years. Following is what I took away from the Podcast People may have an obese gene but it is the environment
A Probiotic is a supplement of bacteria that humans can eat or drink that positively impacts our health. They come in capsules, powder or drink forms. A Prebiotic is a food. Note the ‘Pre’ and ‘Pro’ difference. Can you imaging asking your Health Store or pharmacist for the following criteria before you buy a probiotic supplement? To qualify as a
Are there things you can do to improve your Metabolism? Recently, 2 clients asked me about metabolism. Around the same time I saw a supplement being advertised for weight-loss and in the picture, the product clearly stated ‘metabolism booster for rapid weight-loss’. False promises can disrupt a weight-loss journey, offering false hope. There is no one healthy food or foods
Irish people talk about ‘the fear’ on Mondays after a sociable weekend There is one really simple step you can take to reduce this. Rehydrate properly before going to bed. If you go to sleep without drinking enough water to rehydrate after alcohol, your brain shrinks (dehydrates). As a result, the chemicals responsible for mood, sleep, energy, motivation just do
A Hormone or a Vitamin? Vitamin D acts like a hormone because it interacts with kidneys, bones, brain, intestines, skin, pancreas and reproductive organs. How you get Vitamin D? It is found in salmon, herring, mackerel, trout, sardines, anchovy (oily fish), butter and egg yolks. Food manufacturers put it into breakfast cereals and margarine. The best source of Vitamin D