Liver alone! 5 top liver detoxifying foods for Bank Holiday month!.....

May time. Its always a month where we feel it a little more ready to party. The sun is shining (well trying), there are more Bank Holidays than weekends (slight exaggeration) and so many of us come out of hibernation a bit and indulge in the years first BBQ's, Festivals and general get togethers. BBQ'd meat, processed foods, beers and booze are a flowing and flood your bod with tons of toxins that your liver and its pals gallbladder and kidneys have to process. And process they do, in fact the liver is part of around 400 key processes in the body and an overloaded Liver can...

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Healthy, speedy & easy breakfasts. Go on hit the snooze button!

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Breakfast like a King, Lunch like a Queen and Dinner like a Prince. Whilst i dont 100% agree with the latter part of the phrase as a well chosen but not over portioned evening menu, especially after training is an important part of the day. I do wholeheartedly agree with the first. Breakfast should be an enjoyable and nutritious part of your morning routine rather than a speedy light snack on the go. But, in our everyday busy lives how do we make this a reality? Heres my top tips for Breakfasts of Champions for those who either have no...

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Piling on Weight during Winter, why it happens and how to avoid it.

During the colder months we always want to eat that little bit more. I hear over and over again that people find it so hard to maintain their ideal weight during Autumn and Winter and I truly believe thats because it is inbuilt within us as humans to fatten up for the cold. Fat to many of us in society these days is seen as such a bad thing and whilst i agree excess fat is a strain on the body if we look at what it actually is which is your bodies way of putting on an internal jumper...

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Good Mood Food

As the Autumn begins to take hold and we reach for foods to comfort and warm. Are we craving for more than just a hug in a mug? Should we be looking beyond the feeling this seasons bounty fills us with? Could we be lacking in certain key Vitamins & Minerals this time of year that can make us feel a little less happier than the sunny months do? Here is my low down on what deficiencies can manifest into, how to spot them and my top Good Mood Foods to boost your levels of calm, stress resistance and overall...

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Pumpkin! Avoid waste with easy and quick recipe ideas.....

Halloween! My absolute favourite of all the holiday seasons. Not just for the spooky feeling in the air and the excitement of children but for the abundance of glorious food available at this time of year. And for me theres nothing better than the Pumpkin. Its a symbol of the season but should be for more than just the fun of carving and displaying. Heres a few Pumpkin Facts to get you in the mood for using the insides!.. FOOD WASTE18,000 tonnes of pumpkins go to waste every year and with average UK food waste sitting at £460 per household theres...

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