The guideline says eat 5 a day… I say eat MINIMUM 7 A DAY for optimal health… Veggies are best.. low in sugar, high in fibre, full of vitamins and minerals and prebiotics to feed your gut bacteria… Make veggies fun… roast with garlic and herbs, add chilli and lemon juice to steamed veggies, makeContinue reading “Are you eating enough Veggies and fruit?”
If you’re vegan you need to ensure you’re getting all 9 essential amino acids from your meals… these are obtained from protein sources… You need to wide variety of different protein sources daily to get the full quota of amino acids. We need protein to build all body tissue, for growth, for energy. If you’reContinue reading “Are you Vegan? Are you getting enough protein?”
We probably all need to shift a few pounds before the Christmas blow-out.. Contact me to find out how to lose weight naturally, healthily and without depriving yourself.. I have lots of information and tips and I’m here to motivate and encourage you on your journey… My weight loss..On the left 2 years ago IContinue reading “Need to lose weight before Christmas?”
Do you find you need a coffee to get started in the morning? Are you drinking lots of coffee throughout the day? Caffeine affects our stress response, it affects blood sugar balance and it can disrupt sleep patterns. Limit to 2 cups of coffee daily and avoid after 2pm for a good night’s sleep. TryContinue reading “Caffeine? Are you addicted?”
Juices are a great way to pack in loads of veggies to your diet. Stick mostly to veggies rather than fruit to keep the sugar content to a minimum. Add lemon and ginger for flavour. I like adding parsley for its detoxing properties too. You’ll get loads of Vitamin C and other antioxidants and minerals.Continue reading “Juices… I love them”
Are you getting enough vegetables in your diet? Try to eat at least 3 portions of veggies daily, raw and cooked. I love making soup in Autumn. It’s so easy to throw any vegetables in a pot with stock and seasoning and hey presto! A delicious veggie- rich meal. Give it a go.
Aim to drink approximately 1.5 to 2 litres of fluid daily for optimal hydration….. water, soft drinks, teas and coffees, soups, juices and smoothies all count.
1. Eat a wide range of vegetables and fruit daily. Aim for at least 5 portions of vegetables daily. 2. Eat something raw everyday. Carrot sticks with humous, celery batons with nut butter, a mixed salad. 3. Aim to drink 1.5 to 2 litres of fluid daily for optimal hydration. 4. Try switching some ofContinue reading “Ten tips for health and wellbeing”
I grow most of my own vegtables and they are always organic – nothing added except home-made compost. These beetroot are full of vitamin C – the most powerful antioxidant there is – and fibre. And they are truly delicious roasted along with my Sunday lunch.