Real Life Update!

Its been over 6 months I think since I wrote a post about myself and not about Nutrition. Two things prompted this post. 1. It’s been a year since I started my blog, for those who don’t know I actually started this blog to talk about my journey quitting alcohol. 2. I wasn’t feeling anyContinue reading “Real Life Update!”

Should You Be Gluten Free?

Yes!!  If you have Celiac disease or non- celiac gluten sensitivity. This really is one of the biggest myths.  The amount of times I have heard people say that something is gluten free so it’s healthy, or they have cut gluten from their diet and they feel so much better. First of all, lets explainContinue reading “Should You Be Gluten Free?”

The Basics Are Not Sexy!

There is a movement at the moment on social media, if you follow the right people then you will know that changing your mindset to know that health and fat loss comes down to some very simple basics. If you follow the wrong people, you will continue to believe all the bull shit.  Cull allContinue reading “The Basics Are Not Sexy!”

My New Website!

I am very excited today! My website has gone live for my new business Whole Health with Emma. I have never had a website before and I really love it. When I imagined my website I wanted something bright, fresh, easy to navigate, simple and informative. Jen (of Jennifer Mackinder Designs) captured everything I wanted.Continue reading “My New Website!”

Skinny Jab – does it work?

When I first heard about this, I was like oh no, not another fad, just like to skinny teas, detox teas and keto drinks, eye roll.  However, after looking into it and how it works, I could be a little on the fence on this one, let me explain. Skinny jab (is actually the nameContinue reading “Skinny Jab – does it work?”

The best life insurance policy you can give yourself is sleep

I’m not sure where to start, I didn’t want to write a post that we have seen a million times, we all know we supposed to get enough sleep but do we understand why? I am no sleep expert however I have read, watched and listened to nearly everything by Matthew Walker, the world leadingContinue reading “The best life insurance policy you can give yourself is sleep”

What Are Your Non-Negotiables?

Non-negotiable meaning – not open to discussion When you start to think about implementing changes that will help improve your health or achieve your goals, I believe you should have these non-negotiables.  This mean that unless something happens out of your control you will do these non-negotiables and eventually, they will become fixed into yourContinue reading “What Are Your Non-Negotiables?”

Should you be eating your carbs?

First there was low fat diets that was claimed to be the best way to lose weight, then it reversed and high fat diets were fashionable, remember Atkins! In more recent years its been all about not eating carbs, for example the keto diet. It’s changing again as more people are starting to realise thatContinue reading “Should you be eating your carbs?”

Energy balance in a nutshell

Let me introduce you to Sally.  Sally has weighed 70kg for the last 5 years.  She eats around 2300 calories a day; she has an active job and goes weight training 3 times per week.  She does about 12000 steps a day.  A few months ago, Sally injured her back and she cannot work orContinue reading “Energy balance in a nutshell”

Sugar Addiction – is there such thing?

If you asked me whilst I was demolishing a packet of hobnobs, I would say yes.  I would also say I was addicted to salt as I finish my 2nd packets of salt and vinegar. The fact is there is no equivocal evidence to support the claims that sugar is addictive.  Some even claiming thatContinue reading “Sugar Addiction – is there such thing?”