packed lunch

Post Pandemic Packed Lunch Ideas

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The kids are back at school which means many of us will find ourselves back to making packed lunches again – I can’t say I have missed that job during lock-down…. It has, however, provided us with an opportunity to re-think how we do things. In my experience as a mother and a nutritionist, I […]

intermittent fasting

To fast or not to fast?

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Fasting, in a number of forms, is getting a lot of media attention with many ‘trusted’ celebrities advocating its benefits. I get asked my thoughts on it ALL the time! But before I share my experience and knowledge, let me define the different popular approaches. Windowed fasting. Intermittently skipping one or two meals per day, […]

meatball recipe

Traditional homemade meatballs by Luca

Posted Posted in Recipes

During lockdown strike 1, my son Luca really got in to his cooking and it is a skill that he is continuing to develop. Here he is explaining how he makes his favourite dishes – meatballs and bruschetta. I hope it provides a little bit of inspiration. And don’t forget to scroll down for the […]

How to approach sugar/food addiction

Posted Posted in Advice, Blog, Fitness, gym, Health, intuitive eating, weight loss

In this episode, we discuss the popular and common concept of “sugar addiction.” Is it a “thing?” What is the current state of the scientific literature in this area? How should we approach it in the context of our journey toward a healthier lifestyle? Is addressing possible sugar addiction a good place to start when […]

Why is the Mediterranean Diet really healthier?

Posted Posted in Advice, Blog, Health, intuitive eating, Nutrition, self compassion, weight loss

We often associate the Mediterranean Diet with being healthier because of what it consists of – olive oil, whole grains, plenty of fresh produce. Whilst this is likely to be true, could there be more to it than meets the eye? What about how they eat?  The fact that they enjoy their food more?  Could […]