Bircher muesli

Ingredients 1 apple, coarsely grated 50g jumbo porridge oats 25g mixed seeds (such as sunflower, pumpkin, sesame, chia and linseed) 25g mixed nuts (such as Brazils, hazelnuts, almonds, pecans and walnuts), roughly chopped ¼ tsp ground cinnamon 100g greek or coconut yogurt 1 medium banana, sliced Drizzle of maple syrup (optional) Method  Put the grated …

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Ready to FEEL GOOD this autumn?

Join the “4 Week RESET Challenge” 9 September – 6 October 2019 Feeling unfit and overfed after a summer of excess?  Time for a RESET? Get on board the 4 Week RESET Challenge! Focus on your healthy body and mind for 4 weeks of: MOVING to build strength, tone up and feel lighter – weekly videos …

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How’s your pelvic floor?

I’ve been talking pelvic floors (PFs) with Katie Marshall of My Body Balance, super physiotherapist particularly qualified in female health, mother of two young girls, and all round legend. She tells me 1 in 3 women have ‘urinary incontinence’, what you CAN do about it, and the risks of ignoring it – yes YOU: it’s …

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Harnessing our hormones

If you want to feel good, your hormonal system needs to be functioning properly. But in my experience, and talking to most of my (middle aged female) friends, hormonal imbalance is contributing to a range of unwelcome symptoms, including sleeplessness, irritability and depression. Let’s explore what we can do to feel better.  Hormones. What do you …

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Food rules

Here are my 7 simple food rules for a happy mind and body: 1. EAT REAL FOOD, MOSTLY PLANTS* Eat real, fresh, natural food: fruit, veg, grains, fish, meat and fish, nuts, pulses, herbs, spices. Do not eat processed or packaged food; not diet or fake, no artificial sweeteners. Make fruit, vegetables, grains and pulses the …

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Seven Feel Good Habits

Feeling good requires good or ‘healthy’ habits – simple.  Habits take time to become habits. They start off as intentions. Then you do them and they become actions. Then you do them again, and again, and again. Then they are habits. Then you feel good. And the best thing is habits are easy to do, …

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