Healthy, delicious, fast lunch

Keeping on track with my 2016 goals gets hard when I'm time poor!  What I need is a quick and healthy meal to help me stay alert, calm and full throughout my busy afternoon while lovin' my liver. Challenge accepted! Carrot & Beetroot Salad (with thanks to Everyday Cookbook) Recipe: 1 carrot 2 beetroot (raw) ½ green apple ¼ … Continue reading Healthy, delicious, fast lunch

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A little known B vitamin found to stimulate ovulation & fertility in PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is on the increase causing rising rates of devastating infertility. But sadly that's not all.  It's also found with insulin resistance which means for PCOS gals they experience debilitating fatigue, easy weight gain / difficulty losing weight and a higher chance of diabetes.  The buzz around myo-inositol has been so strong that a high … Continue reading A little known B vitamin found to stimulate ovulation & fertility in PCOS

Eliminating triggers to overeating

So I made a commitment to myself to go "sugar free".  I’ve tried before but radically underestimated how deep my food addiction was and failed in the early stages.  This time I’m employing the very best science has to offer looking to the evidence for high quality research on weight loss. Weight loss is a … Continue reading Eliminating triggers to overeating

Evidence based strategies for weight loss

Weight loss  is like a jigsaw puzzle and missing even just one piece can mean that your weight loss stalls or even heart-breakingly you start to gain weight.  Every day births a new diet or product promising to solve the all pervasive first world problem of excess weight.  And yet why is it that we … Continue reading Evidence based strategies for weight loss

Is the difference between obese and skinny the kinds of bugs in your stomach?

A 12 week randomised, controlled trial on 87 generally healthy adults with “obese tendencies” found those fed the probiotic Lactobacillus gasseri SBT2055 showed statistically significant decreases in abdominal fat, as well as body weight, BMI, waist and hip circumferences, and body fat mass as compared with their control group (3). The probiotic selected in the … Continue reading Is the difference between obese and skinny the kinds of bugs in your stomach?