May 08

Lactose Intolerance Or Allergy Explained

By Jane

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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May 01

Common Weight Loss Myths Busted

By Jane

Weight loss myths are everywhere. 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 don’t empty promises and […]

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Apr 27

How to Read Nutrition Information Tables

By Jane

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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Apr 25

Cauliflower Tortillas And Cauliflower Brownies Recipes

By Jane

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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Apr 20

How To Improve Your Gut Health

By Jane

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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Apr 19

5 Fermented Food Recipes Rich In Probiotics

By Jane

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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Apr 10

Three Quick Healthy Breakfast Recipes To Boost Metabolism

By Jane

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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Apr 06

Why Is My Metabolism Slow?

By Jane

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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Apr 03

Selenium-Rich Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding Recipe

By Jane

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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Mar 22

Two Healthy Salad Dressing Recipes

By Jane

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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Mar 21

Low Carb Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken Breasts

By Jane

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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Mar 20

5 Cholesterol Myths Exposed

By Jane

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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Feb 27

Find Your Perfect Diet To Lose Weight and Gain Energy

By Jane

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 MORE […]

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Feb 20

What Is Metabolism And How Can We Impove It?

By Jane

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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Jan 19

Is Caffeine Good Or Bad For You?

By Jane

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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Jan 09

Should You Be On A Gluten-Free Diet? 

By Jane

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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Jan 02

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

By Jane

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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Dec 26

How to Eat Healthy While Travelling

By Jane

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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Dec 19

7 Easy Low Carb Christmas Recipes For A Special Christmas Day

By Jane

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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Dec 12

11 Tips To Lose Weight In Menopause For Good

By Jane

Now that you are in menopause do you struggle to lose weight? 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 […]

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Dec 05

3 Steps To Clear The Clutter In Your Life

By Jane

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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Nov 14

My Top Eleven Superfoods

By Jane

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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Oct 17

Possible Reasons Why You Always Feel Tired

By Jane

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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Sep 29

Acne Causes And Remedies

By Jane

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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Sep 05

Eat According To Your Metabolic Type For Easier Weight Loss

By Jane

Your metabolic typedetermines how much carbs, protein, and fat you should eat to have optimum health. Keeping this balance when we are in menopause could help counteract some of the more negative symptoms we suffer. Do you like sweet or salty foods? Perhaps you prefer a mixture of both. Each of us has a unique metabolism […]

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