Ditch the dieting! Research shows dieting gains weight

A recent study published from Finland found that irregular eating and dieting actually lead to weight gain INTRODUCTION Recently I was asked to discuss dieting on National TV as a new study from Helsinki published its results. It followed 5000 people for 10 years. It asked participants to fill in a survey at the beginning…

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Carrot Cake – gluten and dairy free

Carrot Cake   Serves 16   ♥   30 Mins Prep  ♥  0 Mins Cooking Time   ♥  370 Cal per serve Benefits: High Fibre, High Magnesium, High Antioxidants, High Vitamins Ingredients Cake Mix: 2 ½ cups brazil nuts 3 cups desiccated coconut or coconut flour 10 medium-sized carrots ½ cup agave ¾ cup of dates, deseeded A…

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Chickpea Patties with Avocado Salsa

Chickpea Patties with Avocado Salsa Serves 4 ♥ 25 Mins Prep ♥ 20 Mins Cooking Time ♥ 173 Cal per serve Benefits: High Fibre, High Magnesium, High Antioxidants, High Protein, Source of Iron Ingredients Patties: ¨ 200g dry chick peas ¨ 1 onion, chopped ¨ 2 eggs ¨ ¼ cup parsley, chopped ¨ 4 Tbsp…

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Raw Chocolate Recipe

Raw Chocolate Ingredients 1 cup raw Cacao butter (or some like a combo of coconut oil and cacao butter) 1/3 cup of cacao powder 2 Tbs raw honey   Method Melt cacao butter in a saucepan on low heat Add the cacao and honey and MIX Pour onto a piece of baking paper in a…

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Carrot and Seed Loaf

This gluten and dairy free bread is a perfect option for those trying to GET healthy. High in protein, omega 3s, zinc and vitamin A. Carrot and Seed Loaf 3 carrots 150g sunflower seeds 150g pepitas 1 tsp salt 1 Tbs of fresh rosemary Grind the seeds to a powder. Steam or boil carrots until…

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Is Coconut Oil Good for You?

After an extensive review, the American Heart Association have given coconut oil the thumbs down. What does this mean for you and why has coconut oil been black listed after it’s honey moon run of being the new super oil? After a dietician told a client last year that coconut oil was evil and to…

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Do You Have an Addictive Personality?

What’s Your Addiction? It has been said that “WE ALL have addictions!”  I believe this to be true. As humans we all have a desire (and need) to be connected to something or someone. It gives us a sense of belonging. This extends from a connection to the planet, nature, people, objects, food and more.…

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Are there natural ways to fix fibroids?

Fibroids, are there alternative treatments? YES! There are options to manage fibroids, other than surgical removal and these are some of the ways, and my approach. What are fibroids? Fibroids are non-cancerous growths in the uterine (womb) wall. They can be inside, outside or in the actual wall. Whilst they may be called a tumour…

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How to Make a Hormone Balancing Salad

Can you balance your hormones with food? YES!  Using foods to heal and balance your hormones is really the best way forward in health. Knowing what foods to use when, means you have TOTAL CONTROL always over your health. Food – nourishment – is the most powerful tool and resource we have has humans. That…

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