Healthy Eating Tips

One of the motivations for this site was to give clear and reliable healthy eating tips. It’s for that reason that the topic of healthy eating is covered more extensively than any other.

Knowing how to eat healthy is more difficult than many realise, until they try it!

The truth is, in my experience, many people greatly over-estimate the extent of their healthy eating.

I always try to put a personal as well as a practical spin on my healthy eating tips. They are all below.

However, I’ve shortlisted three of the more popular articles…

5 Tips for Healthy Food Shopping

Healthy Eating on a Budget

25 Healthy Snack Ideas

saladHave you noticed that eating out has become a lot more expensive?

I love eating out, but when things are a bit tighter it can be tempting to go somewhere a bit more cheap and cheerful such as an all-you-can-eat buffet, or McDonalds.

However, the truth is the more up-market restaurants are often a little healthier. Click to read more…

twitter-birdIf you’re on a quest to improve your health, a quick Google search will return countless how-to-guides. But, the information overload can make change feel pretty daunting…just where do you begin?

My advice in short is try Twitter!

If you’re not sure what Twitter is here’s a brief def:

Twitter is a free social networking and micro-blogging service which allows its you to send and read updates known as Tweets. These are text-based posts of up to 140 characters, which are displayed on your profile page and also delivered to your followers. You can send and receive Tweets via the Twitter website, SMS, or external applications. Click to read more…

shopping-trolleySaving money on food is the pride of most of us these days, and as a result of the downturn in the economy many are tightening their belts by turning to generic brands.

It makes sense that when there’s a shift in the amount of disposable income, or the possibility there may be difficult times ahead, that we begin to look for ways to save.

However, this can be difficult when it comes to food – saving pennies while sacrificing on taste is a common mistake. Click to read more…

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If you’re a mum-to-be things can seem pretty daunting, especially when you begin contemplating the new responsibilities and decisions you’ll be faced with.

So, learning exactly how to look after yourself is really important so that you can in turn look after your little one.

If you decide to breastfeed the breast milk will provide all the energy, liquid and nutrients your baby needs for growth and development. Click to read more…

517742732_0386152429_mEating out is a luxury most of us enjoy from time to time, and for many buffet dining is a very popular choice.

But, you may be thinking it’s impossible to be restrained at a buffet table. With masses of food presented to you from every side it certainly can be difficult to avoid indulging a little.

But, despite the all-you-can-eat mantra, going to a buffet-style restaurant doesn’t have to throw your whole diet out of sync.

In fact, if you take a closer look at what’s on offer, you may just find it contains as many healthy selections as it does high calorie options. Click to read more…

Faces of DiabetesResearch tells us that type 2 diabetes is strongly linked to age and obesity, and no-one can deny that these are factors on the increase in our ageing, well fed and sedentary society.

Diabetes is in fact one of the leading causes of premature death, with many in the population having the disease without even knowing it.

So, how can you reduce your chances of getting diabetes? Let’s take a look at some of the facts. Click to read more…

Do you often find your energy hitting rock bottom by mid-afternoon?

This is something many people struggle with, and frankly it ain’t much fun! You’ve deadlines to meet, and meetings to attend, and you’ve  certainly no time to crawl into bed for an afternoon snooze!

So, what’s the secret to boundless energy?

Unfortunately, there really is no secret. But, following a healthy diet and taking regular exercise will certainly be a huge help. Click to read more…

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