Stress over extended periods causes the adrenal glands to produce cortisol, which promotes the release of glucose and fat into blood, to be carried to the muscles where it will be used to generate energy to run from danger. In today's society, our mostly sedentary lifestyle means there is no danger, and we are less… Continue reading Top 5 Tips To Manage Adrenal Fatigue
Happy new year! I realise I am a little late in getting to my first post of the year. This has been partially deliberate, and the other half just plain busy with my family and work. I wanted to personally welcome and new followers that have recently signed up to my blog. I am so… Continue reading This Summer, forget about body transformations. Here’s why.
Hunger. We all experience it, several times a day. Or at least we should experience it several times a day. Modern life means that for some, true hunger is never really experienced. Instead, some are bombarded with mixed messages all day, meaning that their intrinsic hunger cues are subdued. More eating occasions throughout the day… Continue reading What are you hungry for?
Do you feel bamboozled by the ever expanding cereal aisle? Not sure what you should be looking for in a cereal? You're not alone. Supermarkets and food companies hope that you are confused so that you will succumb to strategic product placement, weekly specials, and clever marketing claims on front of packet. I am going… Continue reading What breakfast cereal should I be eating?
As 2016 draws to an end, we are bombarded with messages to eat clean, strip the fat, sign up to 28 day or 12 week challenges. Weight loss companies know that we have probably eaten more than we needed over the festive/holiday season and are looking for a quick fix to a slimmer, healthier you… Continue reading If you keep doing the same things, you will get the same results
Following a low FODMAP eating plan can often limit food options. This should not impact your enjoyment over the festive period. With endless parties, gatherings and ultimately Christmas day, it would be nice to have a list of "safe" foods that you know are not going to send you to the bathroom or leave you doubled… Continue reading How to enjoy a Low FODMAP Christmas