Get your 5-a-day for less than a pound

I often get clients and friends telling me that healthy eating is too hard as fruit and vegetables are expensive.  It seems to be one of the biggest barriers to eating more fruit and veg!  So I have set myself a challenge to show that fruit and veg aren’t that expensive. 5-a-day So we should all hopefully know the 5-a-day message by now.  In the UK it’s recommended that we…

Five ways to feel a little bit better about life

Summer seems to be on its way out in the UK and that can leave some people feeling down at the prospect of shorter days, dark evenings and cold weather.  If you’re one of those people then you might find this post useful in safeguarding against those winter blues. We can’t change the weather or control the changing of the seasons.  However we can change what we do.  Research has…

8 Top tips for healthy eating

This week I’m going back to basics with healthy eating. I’ve been helping people to lose weight and eat more healthily for some time now.  One thing that I’ve noticed is that many people are confused as to what healthy eating actually is.  There’s a lot of information about diet on the Internet and TV and much of it is based on opinions or theories rather than reliable scientific evidence. …

Five things you need to accept before you achieve lifelong weight management: #5 – self-esteem needs to come first

So here it is, the final post in the Five Things You Need To Accept series.  I hope you’ve been reading each week, if not you can catch up from the start here. Well last week’s post was a bit of tough love, but necessary to anyone who truly wants to get on top of their weight issue – you’re the only one that can do it! I want to say…