Living a healthier life through gentle nutrition with a body positive, health at every size, non-diet approach
It’s time to be kind to yourself, to eat well for better health, and to embrace your body
Welcome to the blog, a place for you to find inspiration, motivation, and useful nutritional information. Everything provided in bite sized chunks, jargon free so that you can understand it, but still all science backed. Oh, and a bit of general chat and ranting from me. There’s plenty I’ve got to say about how we can live our best lives, regardless of diet culture.
How many times have you heard someone say they can’t eat something because they’re on a diet and it’s ‘bad for them’? It’s so sad. Release that idea and know that every food has a place.
PTs (Personal Trainers) are very quick to give nutritional advice. It’s all part of the service alongside the training right? Wrong! Here’s why……
Everyone needs this support network around them, no matter what they are trying to achieve. No man is an island and all that.
Do you exercise and love it, or struggle to find the will to get up and do it? Do you feel excited to do the activity, or feel fear and anxiety? Do you do it because you want to, or because you feel you should?
It’s groundhog day and it’s another day of food and exercise misery. It’s time to break the cycle. Reclaim your happiness.
Are you fighting against your body? Do you make it comfortable, dress it with nice things, make an effort to make it somewhere you want to spend time? Or constantly try to change it, to always wish it was ‘better’, feeling like it’s not good enough to show anyone?
It is undeniable that planning ahead does encourage higher levels of success than just muddling through. Why should you plan your meals in advance? What are the benefits?
Use By, Best Before, Sell By – do you know what each one means? They can be confusing, so here I have explained them for you.
Happy Earth Day 2020 – a celebration of the 50th anniversary of this day and a brief look at sustainable eating.
The old adage says to eat plenty of carrots and you will see better in the dark. But why is that?
‘I’ll start again Monday’? You’ve been dieting, fallen off the bandwagon, and now you’re looking for that fresh start. Monday, that’s a good day to start, isn’t it? A new week, weekend eating and drinking is done, you’re feeling ready. Monday arrives. Where is that motivation? Weren’t you going to start that diet today?
It’s true, fresh eggs do not float. It’s a quick and easy way to test whether or not your eggs are still fresh. Find out how here……