How to enjoy greens so they become your favourite

How to enjoy greens so they become your favourite

There was a time, and not such a long ago, when I went through obsessive bouts of eating greens. I tried hard to have as much as possible.

I ate them raw, steamed or cooked, so I could get all their benefits everyone was so crazy about.

But after a few days of my green mission I fell off the wagon, closed the green door, turning back to the sweet veg instead.

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An easy way to melt the stubborn fat away

An easy way to melt the stubborn fat away

‘Weight can creep up on you!’ flew through my head as I struggled to zip up my skirt this morning.

Whether you blame holidays, your kids not finishing their food or mum for giving you the “fat” genes, the truth is, you can pile on a few pounds with the swish of a magic wand.

Then staring at your reflection, you’re trying to figure out how to breath in the clothes which used to fit like a glove.

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You don’t need to pick up every cold

You don’t need to pick up every cold

“Sorry I can’t make it today! My muscles are aching, my throat’s sore and my head could explode”… Don’t you just hate when the flu symptoms sneak in and after the initial fight your body gives in? You call upon your old friend Paracetamol and the nights when you can hardly breath seem endless.

It doesn’t matter whether it’s winter, spring or autumn…when your immunity is low and stress levels are up, it’s an ideal combination to pick up a bug or two.

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Planning for a baby? Increase your chances of making it happen …

Planning for a baby? Increase your chances of making it happen …

Waking up every night, dirty nappies and a frantic cry may not be exactly your dream. However holding your own bundle of joy and gazing into their eyes, may be an image which has been making you sentimental for some time.

Whether you decided today or you’ve been trying to conceive for a while, you need to prepare your body for this happy event. Read more

How to use food to improve your mood

How to use food to improve your mood

As the New Year started to unfold and the usual routine has kicked in, you may start feeling blue. It may be the clouds covering the sky, sunless days and pouring rain or those sensitive days before your period that makes you feel depressed.

But, if you also notice your energy is depleting fast and life doesn’t have its bright colours it used to, you may want to pay attention to your soul.

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How to enjoy healthy Christmas without any sacrifice

How to enjoy healthy Christmas without any sacrifice

The bright colours, lights and tempting foods are confirming the reality: yes, the most festive time of the year is here. During Xmas, tables bend with irresistible dishes and our gut will check in with us more than once demanding its own rights.

In the feasting time, it’s still important to take care of the little guys living in your pipes, the good bacteria.

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Want to quit eating meat? Succeed before you start

Want to quit eating meat? Succeed before you start

I remember the storm of thoughts going through my head when I first thought of quitting eating meat. Deep down I knew that was something I’ve always wanted to try but the realistic me was concerned about practicality and the comfort of what I’d known and was used to until then.

In addition, I also feared the judgment I’d receive from my family, friends and people around. So I went on quietly.

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