7 Dieting and Weight Loss Myths that are sabotaging your food relationship food relationship Jun 24, 2020

You only need to ask Dr.Google a thing or two about nutrition to realise that these days everyone is an expert in nutrition and able to advise and what to do to lose weight. Yet, obesity and eating disorders are hitting some of the all-time highest statistics and I can’t help but wonder-...

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5 Super Simple Smoothie Recipes to Ditch Cravings food relationship recipes Jun 14, 2020

The smoothie debate is as old as smoothie itself- is it good for you? Is it too high in sugar? Should you chew or drink your food? 

Practising as a nutritional therapist and helping women ditch binging, overeating and sugar cravings, I have a few insights on how to make smoothies work...

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8 Hacks to Sweeten Food without using Sugar food relationship wellbeing Apr 05, 2020
Would you love to reduce the amount of sugar in your diet? Whether it’s the extra sugar/ honey/ sweeteners in your porridge or all the baked goods that are packed with sugar, I’ve got you covered!
 
Luckily, mother nature has provided us with a variety and abundance of...
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How to Avoid Bingeing and Grazing During the Quarantine food relationship Mar 30, 2020
The spread of the COVID-19 virus affected the daily life of millions of people, globally. Spending more time indoors and less time commuting and socialising doesn’t feel relaxing or instill any confidence if you’re already struggling with your relationship with food

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5 Best Winter Mood Foods wellbeing Mar 19, 2020

The good news is that if you have made it through January, the majority of the winter is already behind you. There’s no denying that winter months are a little harder for many, whether you’re suffering from SAD, feeling low and out of energy or just simply find it harder to get up and...

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11 Energy Boosting snacks when you’re Super Busy recipes wellbeing Mar 15, 2020
 
Need just a bit of extra energy to see you through to (hopefully) fast-approaching spring? Or perhaps just a good selection of go-to snacks that are more nourishing and helps you get through a busy workday?
 
98% of people that come through my clinic door are either completely...
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Strengthen your Immune Defenses against Viruses with these Hero Nutrients wellbeing Mar 08, 2020
 
While the global panic around coronavirus (COVID-19) continues, there is a thing or two you can do right now to strengthen your body’s natural defenses and make sure you have the best chance to fight off any virus or infection.
 
This time of the year is particularly...
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How to change your habits for good with Hypnotherapist Melanie Gillespie food relationship Feb 17, 2020
To many of us New Year means “change”: trying out new routines, diets and hobbies, enforced by the media by the “New Year New Me” model. But if you are serious about long-term change in your life, you will know that it takes more than just a change in the calendar to do...
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Can “clean eating” work for me? (and the dark side of “clean eating”) food relationship Jan 20, 2020
For many January seems like the perfect time to “shape up” and “lose a few pounds” and it logically makes sense- who doesn’t want to feel better in their bodies and have more energy after the slog of Christmas and the festive season
 
Each new year...
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How to deal with Food pushers without any drama food relationship Dec 16, 2019
“Food pushers” are a special breed of humans, that tend to “push” food onto others for various reasons. Either it’s to show love, cover their insecurities about eating, low self worth or purely due to learnt habitual patterns. 
 
Whether it’s aunt...
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Christmas and holiday season survival guide if you're struggling with food food relationship wellbeing Dec 09, 2019
December season has once again snuck up on us and if you’re worried about over-indulging, feeling too exhausted or overwhelmed to enjoy the festivities and anxious about constantly overeating, you are definitely not alone.
 
Historically December is a busy month: getting ready to...
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Best foods to eat when you’re sick (and what to avoid) wellbeing Dec 02, 2019
Do you remember being given special foods when you were not well? I certainly do! And although foods would vary, depending on the reason I was feeling unwell, I was definitely fed for comfort, as well as health and nourishment.
 
There are many theories, ideas and old wives tales of what is...
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