14
Oct

Vitamin D is essential for Mood

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

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12
Feb

Can you eat Potatoes on a Low Carb diet?

Yes. You can eat potatoes on a LCHF diet but not in the early weeks. Roasted spuds have become the biggest treat food for my most successful weight-loss clients. Potatoes (known as spuds in Ireland) are a starchy vegetable, a root vegetable growing below the ground, thereby containing more carbohydrates  than non-starchy vegetables. They are ideal for those with energetic

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9
Dec

Do fermented foods help me to lose weight?

Yes, it is highly probable that fermented foods help us to lose weight.  A healthy gut is essential to life-long weight health. What are Fermented Foods? Fermented foods are vegetable, beans, fruits, herbs or seeds (sprouted) that have beneficial bacteria on them naturally from their time in the soil and you put them through a simple process in your home

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22
Oct

Why green juices helps with a weight-loss diet

Green veggies can be eaten whole or juiced and help all weight-loss programmes I’ll give you 3 reasons to green-juice 1. A green juice containing  kale, spinach, cucumber, celery, parsley and wheatgrass, is rich in the minerals calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, sodium and potassium. It  is naturally low in acid (protein), thereby having a highly-alkalising effect on the body. 2. A

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20
Mar

Is coffee a healthy weight-loss drink?

Black coffee has zero calories, releases a shot of adrenaline to give you morning pep and is a sociable drink. Good coffee is a functional food.   The good appears to outweigh the bad  if you buy the right type of coffee. ]To obtain a healthy functional coffee It is best to select a high-quality bean (hand-picked over mechanical-picked) roasted at

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12
Oct

The best way to cook vegetables and retain nutrients

Raw, freshly-picked vegetables have the highest nutrient density however a plate of raw vegetables holds little appeal on a cold Irish day. Therefore, when we enjoy cooked vegetables, we must accept a loss of some nutrients as certain nutrients are sensitive to heat, light, acid and alkaline solutions or they are soluble and are therefore lost in cooking water that

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27
Sep

Is fruit a healthy snack when losing weight?

If you would like to learn more about my 2 diet plans for weight-loss, contact me.

14
Sep

Enjoy a healthy Coco-nut, boost immunity & burn fat.

Eat Coconuts in 4 ways and boost your immunity, burning fat. 1. Re-hydration after exercise or after BIG night-out Coconut water                                                                       20kcals per 100ml Inside the hard shell, coconuts are lined with a layer of nutmeat that surrounds a hollow centre which is filled with coconut water. I recommend coconut water for re-hydration after exercise because it contains electrolytes which

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13
Sep

Chocolate is 100% a healthy treat and snack for weight-loss

I cannot live without chocolate My friends have recounted stories of my desperate dashes, at home and abroad, to find chocolate in towns, cities and villages. I truly am addicted. But since my conversion to healthy living in my late 30’s , I eat the good stuff – 70% to 85%. I am aiming for 90% but am not there

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16
Aug

Does Apple cider vinegar help you to lose weight ?

Apple Cider Vinegar makes you feel satisfied sooner helping you to eat less and lose weight In the health shops I visited I was frequently seeing Apple Cider Vinegar being sold as a weight-loss aid and I am a cynic so I decided to do a little research on it. Here is what I discovered – A study asked subjects

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