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Living La Dolce Vita - Staying Slim Whilst Enjoying Your Pasta!

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Pasta has long had a bad rep amongst “dieters” and those purporting to advise on weight loss.  Therefore my aim here is to bust a few myths!  Pasta is NOT the weight loss enemy it’s often made out …

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Guilt-Free Zucchini Muffins

Makes 8 medium size or 10 smaller muffins

These incredibly delicious Zucchini Muffins are full of natural fibre and whole-grain goodness.  Zucchinis are an excellent “weight friendly” food, as they are extremely low in calories, with only 14 calories per 100 grams. They also provide a fair amount of potassium (good for muscle and …

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Corporate Health & Well-Being

Last Friday 9th May, I was honored to have been asked to run a stand at Investec Bank’s “Health & Well-being Day”. The event was the first of its kind – a unique initiative coordinated by Investec’s fantastic HR team, with the aim of improving the health, well-being and …

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Why Am I Not Losing Weight?? – 7 common mistakes when trying to lose weight & how to fix them!

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You seem to be doing everything “right” – cutting out junk food, eating salad all day, snacking on nuts or celery sticks, exercising more, but just don’t seem to be seeing the results you want or ever reaching your “…

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Goodness Gracious Great Balls of Energy!!

Here are two super snacks that I encourage my clients to keep on hand – they are decadent, filling, delicious and best of all super-healthy, good for you and all natural too!
They’re packed with protein, fibre and heart-healthy mono-unsaturated fats. This combination promotes optimum satiety and blood sugar level …

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Homemade Healthy Wholesome Energy Bars

These Healthy Wholesome Energy Bars are chewy, filling and delicious. They’re packed with protein, fibre and heart-healthy mono-unsaturated fats, and are suitable for vegans too!
They can be wrapped individually in cling-film/ Ziploc bags and stored in the freezer, ready to grab on-the-go for the perfect breakfast (paired with …

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Nuts about NUTS

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Nuts have been long feared as the enemy of weight loss due to their high calorie count – but thankfully, the truth has now largely won out and people are finally coming to their senses about these glorious little wonders, realising that …

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The Food Effect Blog Coming Soon

Welcome to The Food Effect’s new and updated website.  The blog will be starting soon, as a place where I look forward to sharing nutrition news, advice and tips; healthy recipes, product reviews and MORE!

In the meantime, http://premier-pharmacy.com/product-category/cholesterol-lowering/ have a browse around and read what …

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