Natural Ways To Fight Mild Depression And Anxiety

We all have those days when you wake up and you feel off, you can’t quite put your finger on it but you know that you’re not feeling great. You have mild depression. Call it what you want. The Doldrums. A funk. Down in the dumps. Flat. Life is pretty good. So why are you […]

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Two Recipes With Ingredients That Help Reduce Stress

I have a special treat for you this week. Two ingredients that help reduce stress in super easy and delicious recipes. These two recipes are made with ingredients that are known to contain nutrients that will help you fight stress, they also delicious which definitely helps! Avocados A healthy source of fat, these creamy green fruits […]

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Decreasing Stress And Cortisol Can Help Women Slow Aging

STRESS!!! Decreasing stress is crucial for your health. Does doing your finances cause heart palpitations and cold sweats? What about the kids taking their absolute sweet time in the morning, every morning and somehow leaving within minutes of the bus coming, leaving total chaos in their wake. Ooo! I know what about when you just […]

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Lactose Intolerance Or Allergy Explained

Do you suspect you could suffer from lactose intolerance? A while ago Peter and I went to dinner at a friends place. I always enjoy these gatherings with like-minded women and their partners so I was really looking forward to it. Not long before going I started to suffer from gas and bloatedness which ended […]

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Common Weight Loss Myths Busted

Weight loss advice is everywhere. It seems to me every second site on the internet is dedicated to a new weight loss solution. There are competing opinions everywhere. Let’s try to forget “who’s right” so we can focus on “what’s right.” Because you want results and I am here to help you achieve that I […]

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How to Read Nutrition Information Tables

The nutrition information table is on the side of most packaged foods. It’s often found close to the ingredient listing. The purpose of it is to help consumers make informed nutrition decisions. If you can see the number of calories, carbs, sodium, etc. in food, then you are better able to choose products that fit […]

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Cauliflower Tortillas And Cauliflower Brownies Recipes

Have you ever wondered what cauliflower brownies would be like, well now is your chance? I love to find healthy alternatives to tried and tested recipes which have been used for years. Cauliflower is so often the replacement for the grain. It is such a versatile vegetable and will take on any flavour. It is […]

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How To Improve Your Gut Health

We are now leaning how important our gut health is to our overall health. Hippocrates said, “All disease begins in the gut.” And while this may not be 100% true for every disease research shows that our gut (digestive system) has a greater role than we initially thought in many diseases. The issues that can […]

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5 Fermented Food Recipes Rich In Probiotics

These 5 fermented food recipes are brimming with gut-boosting benefits. I know this is one of my pet subjects but it is important enough to get a regular mention. The gut has more neurons than the brain. To keep it healthy and in balance, you need to look after it. This balance is important as the gut […]

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Three Quick Healthy Breakfast Recipes To Boost Metabolism

These are three super quick healthy breakfast recipes to boost metabolism which will aid in weight loss. Always, eat a good breakfast to get your blood sugar balanced first thing. You will also be less likely to make bad food choices later in the morning when you are so ravenous your arm starts to look tasty. […]

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Why Is My Metabolism Slow?

Why is My Metabolism Slow? Perhaps you have been feeling more tired than usual lately.  Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”. Your skin feels dry and you’ve been craving sugar. These are all signs of metabolic weakness or a slowing down of your metabolism. Let’s dive into how this can happen What can […]

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Selenium-Rich Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding Recipe

This chocolate chia seed pudding is rich in selenium so besides being delicious it will support your thyroid function. What other dessert does that? Oh yeah, the Dark Chocolate Brazil Nut and Coconut Bars by Marks Daily do. What is Selenium and why do we need it. Selenium is a mineral needed by the body […]

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How Does Bad Sleep Affect You And Your Health?

How does bad sleep affect you and your health and what can you do about it? Do you have bags under your eyes that are so big you could pack them for a weekend away? I occasionally do but then mine are Prada so they are designer which means they were expensive and they can […]

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Two Healthy Salad Dressing Recipes

A salad without a salad dressing would be like Bonnie without Clyde, Batman fighting for truth and justice minus his offsider, Robin, Maxwell Smart less his brains, Agent Ninty Nine and well, I think you get my drift. A salad needs a dressing or it’s just, well, naked salad. The following two dressings are a […]

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Low Carb Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken Breasts

My motto when it comes to cooking is, keep it simple, keep it super easy and when it comes to chicken, well winner, winner chicken dinner. My kids love chicken so no complaints and that also goes a long way to improving my mental status, big plus there! In my last post, I talked about […]

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5 Cholesterol Myths Exposed

Cholesterol myths can be confusing leaving you not really sure what is true and what isn’t. Let’s try to debunk some of the common ones. Cholesterol. One of those topics talked about in hushed tones while checking back over your shoulders for anyone listening Some are obsessed with it, some go all ostrich and bury […]

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13 Easy Ways To Decrease Your Stress Now

Let’s set the scene for when the universe gives you a reason to decrease your stress. Its 4.00 am Sunday morning and you are awake, even the birds aren’t stupid enough to be up and on with their day. Right bring it on, no point in stewing, may as well get shit done. The universe, […]

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Find Your Perfect Diet To Lose Weight and Gain Energy

Let’s talk about the truth of why most diets don’t work… and let you in on 10 ways for you to start discovering the perfect diet to lose weight and gain energy. You’ve probably heard the statistic that 95% of dieters can’t keep the weight off, and when they gain it back they often gain […]

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What Is Metabolism And How Can We Impove It?

What is Metabolism? The word “metabolism” is tossed around a lot these days. Especially in all things health. We often see articles that offer solutions on: How to speed up your metabolism, how to boost your metabolism, what vitamins to take to improve your metabolism, how to stop your metabolism from slowing down. But why […]

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Is Caffeine Good Or Bad For You?

Is caffeine good or bad for you? Some of my most treasured memories are sitting in some magical spot in the world enjoying a good cup of strong coffee. Most recently it was on the shores of Lake Earnscleugh in Queenstown, New Zealand while watching, it seemed, the world pass by and taking in a […]

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Should You Be On A Gluten-Free Diet? 

GLUTEN! A word spat from the mouths of those who are following the latest health trend of a gluten-free diet or have learned of gluten’s evils through various health problems. What is gluten and should you be avoiding it? Gluten is a type of protein found in grains like wheat, rye, and barley. It’s responsible for the sticky, elastic […]

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Simple Ways to Plan and Prep Meals When You’re Busy

Working out that you can prep meals each week so you can get on with living is like the discovery of the light bulb, illuminating and profound. Do you want to eat healthier, but you’re super-busy and just can’t find the time to research recipes that are healthy? Perhaps you resort to eating out or […]

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How to Eat Healthy While Travelling

Do you have trouble with how to eat healthy while travelling? It is that time of year when many women pack their bikini, the beautiful towel they got for Christmas and that book they’ve been meaning to read. They head to the beach to soak up some sun, sip a mojito (sugar-free of course) and […]

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7 Easy Low Carb Christmas Recipes For A Special Christmas Day

We love to plan what low carb Christmas recipes we are going to prepare for Christmas day. Everyone has their input and usually, everyone’s needs are met. The rules are it needs to be quick and simple to prepare but something we wouldn’t usually have. I find preparing low-carb Christmas recipes that don’t include sugar […]

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