There are times when you need to add some sweetness to a recipe. As a general rule it is better to use minimally or unprocessed natural sweeteners instead of artificial ones or standard table sugars. However, it is not quite that simple. Some ‘natural’ sweeteners are heavily processed. You also still need to consider the amount used in a recipe and how this may impact you blood sugar. There is little point in swapping white
Added sugar is hidden nearly all processed food, which is one of the reasons why it is important to minimise it and cook from scratch, especially when trying to lose fat. I am devoting two more posts on this topic to provide some clear guidance on what to look out for when you head to the supermarket, and what to use as an alternative when you need a little sweetness! Here is a list of
You may feel tired, cold or that you’ve gained weight. Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”. You may be convinced that your metabolism is slow. Why does this happen? Why do metabolic rates slow down? What can slow my metabolism? Metabolism includes all of the biochemical reactions in your body that use nutrients and oxygen to create energy. And there are lots of factors that affect how quickly (or slowly) it works, i.e.
In this short video I explain why you should be eating more fat and what to do if you’re struggling with this. Watch the video (which has subtitles) at the bottom of the page, and/or read the transcript below if preferred. Most importantly, leave me any questions in the comments! Transcript Hi everyone!! Thank you for tuning in and welcome! Today I want to talk about getting your head around eating fat. If you been
Are you feeling exhausted or “running on stress hormones” all day? Do not fear, I have some great tips (and an amazing recipe) for you! The science of sleep is fascinating, complicated and growing Sleep is this daily thing that we all do and yet we’re just beginning to understand all of the ways it helps us and all of the factors that can affect it. Lack of sleep affects just about everything in your