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A dietitian’s guide to STOPPING OVEREATING for good!

  As humans, we are ‘hunter gathers’ – once not knowing where our next meal would come from. This means that it’s a natural thing to want to over-eat.. to eat when not hungry, to have one too many second helpings, to eat dessert even though you’re full from the main course, so next time […]

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Healthy Festive Christmas Tips to KEEP YOU SLIM!

If you’re wanting to enjoy a guilt-free Christmas, aka indulging without the holiday weight gain, then this blog post is for you. Did you know that the average Christmas Day comes in at a whopping 6,000 calories?! That’s TRIPLE what the average person needs. And it’s easily done – a mince pie comes it at […]

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How to Winter Proof your Body!

Did you know that you’re 80% more likely to get a cold in the winter? This means that making sure that your immune system is in tip-top condition is super important .. especially if you don’t want it to interfere with training or up and coming competitions.  Here are my top 10 tips on how you can […]

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Everything you need to know about carbs.

Carbs.. it seems that there’s a love/hate relationship with them at the moment.. most people love the taste of them but hate them for ‘making us fat’ .. but should we really hate an ENTIRE FOOD GROUP??? Let’s break it down.. what are carbs, why do we need them and finally.. should we really love […]

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Your Skinny Guide to Chocolate!

Sativa Choc Caramel is the perfect ‘lighter’ way to get your ‘chocolate fix’ .. and you can make it even more indulgent by adding a teaspoon of cocoa to your shake! This tip promoted me to think of more skinny ways to indulge in chocolate, in particular at occasions such as Birthdays, Easter and Christmas […]

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Making Sense of Nutrition Claims and Food Labels

Food labels can be confusing, which is why I’ve come up with my top tips on how to make sense of them! The Nutrition Table (Fat, Sugar, Salt per 100g) – When we’re given a table full of numbers it doesn’t really mean much, but the following will help you to decide if you should eat […]

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How to Beat Cravings for BAD FOOD!

Cravings can happen for a number of reasons, and the key isn’t trying to rely on will power in order to combat them, but find out the cause. The top causes of food cravings are: Lack of sleep. Not getting enough shut-eye can cause cravings for foods that are high in energy i.e. fatty and […]

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