DETOX Like A Pro

DETOX Like A Pro: De-clutter Your Body And Your Mind! When we hear the word detox we often think about all the things we’ll have to cut out from our diet; alcohol, coffee, sugar… basically all the “good stuff”! Whilst those things put out bodies under stress causing inflammation and bloating, and making it practically impossible to lose weight, at least healthily, there are other stressors that contribute to a toxic body and mind: PSYCHOLOGICAL STRESS Work deadlines, meetings, traffic jams, financial worries, relationship worries… ELECTROMAGNETIC STRESS Over exposure to damaging sun rays, microwave ovens, computers, TV, mobile phones, radiation,etc. […]

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Resolutions: DOs & DOODOOs

It’s challenging enough dealing with the pressure and stress that comes with feeling like we HAVE TO make New Year’s Resolutions, that we HAVE TO set goals and we HAVE TO achieve some big stuff this year… let alone figuring out how to make proper resolutions and actually stick with them for longer than a week. With experts telling us to…    Set some big goals this year OR don’t bother setting up goals at all this year  Focus on the one main resolution OR work on a few small resolutions at the same time  Start right now OR wait […]

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Weight Loss Recipes: Eat&Detox Burgers ‘n’ Sprouts

Weight Loss Recipes: Now You Can Eat And Detox With Ginger & Garlic Burgers ‘n’ Sauteed Sprouts!   Ingredients 350gr organic beef mince 1 organic egg, medium 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped 1 tablespoon of ground ginger 350gr Brussel sprouts, washed, peeled and halved Hymalayan pink salt, ground black pepper, coconut oil   Preparation Put the mince, egg, garlic and ginger in a big bowl. Add salt and pepper. Mix it all well and make burgers using your hands ( approx. 5-6small burgers). Shallow fry the burgers in coconut oil (or grill) until cooked but a little pink […]

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Temptation & Sabotage: 3 Golden Rules To Unbreakability

Coaching Strategies To Help You Deal With Temptation And Sabotage Around Food & Drink We might have seen the rear end of Christmas day but the festive season is not over yet. So here I am with a post I hope helps you cope better and feel better about the decisions you make around food and drink. Because ’tis the season to be jolly, not guilty! To illustrate what can and will happen – that’s if it hasn’t already occurred – let me tell you what went on at a recent dinner party I attended. As soon as I got […]

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Weight Loss Recipes: Sassy Winter Salad

Weight Loss Recipes: Sassy Winter Salad Ingredients Fresh water crest leaves, washed 1 juicy orange, peeled and segmented 1/2 packet sheep or goat feta cheese, cut into little cubes 1 cup or 1/2 mug of red rice or wild rice, boiled Extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar Preparation Arrange the water crest leaves on a salad bowl. Add the orange segments and feta cheese. Sprinkle the boiled rice on top. Pour a trickle of olive oil and balsamic vinegar all over the salad. The feta cheese will provide the saltiness, but if you need to add a little extra salt, […]

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Christmas Survival Tips To Help You Stay Slim & Stress Free

Christmas Survival Tips To Help You Stay Slim And Stress Free   #1:   ZIP IT  There’s no point treating yourself to the LBD of your dreams if you can’t zip it up. The key to de-bloating is controlling levels of harmful bacteria and yeasts in the gut. The longer it takes to digest food the longer it stays in the bowel fermenting and causing bloating and flatulence. Avoid this by making sure you eat plenty of green leafy vegetables with all your meals over Christmas, and making sure you chew your food thoroughly and with your mouth shut. #2:  […]

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How Food Marketing Campaigns Give You Cravings

Did You Know That Food Marketing Campaigns Are Designed To Give You Cravings?   Take a look at the history of food marketing and find out how it has affected you and why your cravings for unhealthy foods are not your fault… In the early twentieth century several US retailers hired a man called Edward Bernays to advise them on how to boost sales in a post war economy. Bernays (non other than Sigmund Freud’s nephew) taught them to link the purchase of goods to people’s ego needs: status, success, prosperity, sex… Before this, people bought things for practical purposes […]

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11 Top Tips To Avoid Overeating When Eating Out

11 Of My All Time Top Tips To Help You Avoid Overeating – You’re Welcome!   We want to be healthier, but we also want to have a fulfilling social life. Parties, birthdays, bbqs, picnics, brunches, work lunches… they’re a big part of our lives. But how do we get to enjoy these without losing control of our health? With so much temptation around in the form of food and drink, how do we avoid giving into cravings and overeating and ending up with an ever expanding waistline? Here’s 11 of my all time top tips to help you have […]

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Weight Loss Mistakes You’ve Been Making

Recognise And Put An End To The Biggest Weight Loss Mistakes You’ve Been Making   Have you ever felt like you’ve no will power whatsoever when it comes to losing weight? Do you find yourself trying hard and failing, wishing you were mentally stronger? Through the years I’ve written about weight loss and how to achieve it by learning to use your brain more effectively as opposed to trying to use will power. Still, to this day people tell me their problem is that they’ve no or little will power, and that if they were just stronger mentally they’d be […]

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How To Eat Carbs AND Lose Weight

Find Out How You Can Eat Carbs And Lose Weight – Oh Yes!   Carbohydrates have got a bad reputation when it comes to weight loss. “No carbs before Marbs” and “Carbs are the devil” are just some of the things we hear day in and day out, and diets such as Atkins haven’t helped things…

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