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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Aug 18

How To Survive Toxic People In Your Life

By Jane

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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Aug 15

7 Simple And Quick Ways You Can Healthy Up Your Day

By Jane

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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Aug 08

Low Carb Chilli With Cauliflower Rice

By Jane

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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Jul 19

How To Practice Preventative Health Care

By Jane

Practising preventative health care is so much easier than being unwell. “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” or, if you prefer “a stitch in time saves nine”. I remember mum telling me that after she had asked me for the tenth time if I had brushed my teeth and washed my […]

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Jul 11

My Sugar-Free Life Three Years On

By Jane

How this sugar-free life started If you had told me three years ago that by 2017 I would be living a completely sugar-free life I would have likely spat out my triple chocolate brownie in utter disbelief. Three years ago my health was not a priority in my life. I thought if I ate a […]

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Jul 07

My Top 5 Sources For Low Carb Recipes

By Jane

When we first started out on our low carb journey it was difficult to find low carb recipes we liked. We treated ourselves to wicked delights on the weekend. How was I ever going to replace those? What was I going to do instead of potatoes, rice, pasta? I was a little overwhelmed by it […]

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