Plant based eating

Plant based diets seem to be all of the rage at the moment (despite having been around forever) and there are many reasons why you might choose to go down this route if you haven’t already. There are equally some pitfalls to be aware of, so I thought it might be a useful one to explore. Why might you follow …

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The impact of your menstrual cycle on your eating habits

Ever noticed how your menstrual cycle affects your eating habits? (Or your pelvic floor for that matter!) Every woman is different and nutritional science is still way behind the curve here, but research to date suggests that… Week 1 (post period/follicular phase) – it tends to be easier to make better choices & to restrict calories here because rising oestrogen …

Nutrition & fitness habits

Generally speaking, we all know which foods are better for us and how to lead a healthier lifestyle. And we feel the benefits when we make better choices. Yet many of us struggle still to make this our daily reality. Why is this? Lots of fascinating books have been written about behaviour, goal-setting, habits, willpower, etc. but the one I’ve …

No diet will do what eating healthy does

…so skip the diet! There have been a couple of mantras at the heart of my recent online challenge and this has definitely been one of them. Momlife is hectic and finding time to prioritise your health and wellbeing can feel impossible…particularly when you’re sleep deprived. But it absolutely is doable and it plays a huge role in aiding your postnatal …