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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How To Lose Weight For Good: 11 Simple Steps

Weight is like that clingy child that hangs on around your middle and won’t let go. You get rid of it for it only to come back in greater bulk and so much more stubborn to remove. If you want to lose weight and get healthy I’ve got your back. We will gently remove that […]

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3 Steps To Clear The Clutter In Your Life

Clear Out The Old Before Bringing In The New The theory behind this exercise to clear the clutter in your life is to clear out the old before you bring in the new. If you think about when you redecorate your living room, it’s very difficult to a new couch when you haven’t taken the […]

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My Top Eleven Superfoods

Superfoods don’t just have to be for the rich and famous It seems every day there is some new exotic food that some hot-list celebrity eats for breakfast, lunch and dinner due to its super amazing health properties. What I have listed here are your ordinary garden-variety ingredients that have amazing qualities. Make sure your […]

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Possible Reasons Why You Always Feel Tired

When you always feel tired your life can be negatively impacted. It may: render you unable to concentrate for any length of time, make the thought of any form of exercise the stuff of nightmares, be the cause of bad moods and anger and possibly even trigger anxiety. If you are suffering from fatigue what […]

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Acne Causes And Remedies

Acne causes and remedies are as relevant among teenage women as they are among adult women who are going through menopause. In this post, I have tried to simplify and condense the huge amount of information that is available on the subject. I have luckily not had the misfortune of suffering from acne or skin […]

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Eat According To Your Metabolic Type

Your metabolic type determines what how much carbs, protein, and fat you should eat to have optimum health. Do you like sweet or salty foods? Perhaps you prefer a mixture of both. Each of us has a unique metabolism type which means the foods we eat affect our waistlines as well as our personalities. This […]

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How To Have Things To Look Forward To In Every Day

In life it is important to have things to look forward to, a holiday in the sun, upgrading that furniture, having family visit, that awesome new show but those are the big ticket items. It is also important to have things to look forward to in every day. Have Things To Look Forward To In […]

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How To Survive Toxic People In Your Life

In the early 2000’s Peter and I ran a business where we let a group of toxic people nearly strip us of our power. Peter and I remained strong through the constant bombardment of mental and verbal abuse and eventually managed to extract ourselves but the 3 years of fear for what was coming next […]

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7 Simple And Quick Ways You Can Healthy Up Your Day

Doing things a little differently to healthy up your day is easy peasy. I have told my daughters, Molly and Lulu, many times, when they struggling to keep on top of things in life, school work etc. There are some essential things they need to help them through, plenty of water, plenty of sleep and healthy […]

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Low Carb Chilli With Cauliflower Rice

At least once a week I make this low carb chilli. It is easily the family favourite.  Pre our low carb diet we always loved our chilli with cannellini beans and generally I would make some sort of bread, preferably corn bread, to soak up the sauce. Now we use cauliflower rice under the sauce […]

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