Christmas. The number 1 thing I look forward to at Christmas is spending time with my loved ones. Spending time playing games and eating. The work and club Christmas meals, Christmas dinner, advent calendars, selection boxes, mince pies, Christmas pudding, brandy butter, spiced cookies, baileys, mulled wine, bucks fizz and on and on the feast goes! It’s relentless! It’s a time when your months of hard work can be undone in just a few days.
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Anyone that has worked with me or has been to one of my talks will know that I typically recommend skipping the snacks. There are a few good reasons for this: Eating too frequently can prevent blood sugar and insulin levels from staying in the healthy range, leading to increased fat storage. Eating too frequently switches off a super important process in the small intestine called the ‘migrating motor complex’. This clears bacteria preventing overgrowth.
Enjoy this hummus with carrot or celery stick or any other raw vegetables that you like to dip. Makes about 2 cups 1 tin chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained & rinsed ⅓ cup tahini 1 garlic clove 2 tbsp sesame oil 2 tbsp lemon juice 1 dash salt 1 dash pepper Put all ingredients into a food processor and blend until smooth. You may need to thin it out with a bit of water, so add it
The eat less move more concept is a very small part of a very big picture. It’s the part of weight management that has the least impact, especially when you have your hormones to contend with, and I’m not just talking about oestrogen here. I have women contacting me every day, who tell me “I’m virtually starving myself, why am I not losing weight?!” It’s because they haven’t addressed the underlying cause of weight gain;