The Magic of Spices
2 Posts Last Activity 04/09/2016
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I strongly believe in preventive and balmy effects of some food, herbs and spices in particular. There is, of course, no guarantee against the risk of sickness but we can reduce the risk through a balanced and healthy nutrition (without giving up those little “sins”, of course – see my blogpost….). And no doubt that the food industry is trying to seduce us with all kinds of promises of “superfoods” just to make money. However, various studies have proven the very positive effects of plants Mother Nature is offering us. I would just like to mention turmeric which is the base for curry. A recognized naturalist once told me there was a village in India where cancer is hardly known – it is assumed that this is due to the regular consumption of the magic turmeric (which, by the way, should preferably be taken prior to meals and with a few drops of organic oil). Agree?
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Lighter life
4 Posts Last Activity 09/05/2016
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Has anyone tried Lighter Life? Picked up a mag in Tesco and I am thinking I may have a go. I could do with losing a stone or two.
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Slimming World
1 Posts Last Activity 27/10/2015
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I've just received my Silvercard and it says Slimming World is a 'partner'. I can't find anything to say what the benefits are. Can anyone help please? I'm already a Slimming World member. Thanks
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Dieting - it just 'clicked'
17 Posts Last Activity 22/08/2016
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I have dieted and failed for many years. Give up, start again....many times. But suddenly this time I have been able to do it ! It just 'clicked in my head' I joined Weight Watchers with a free 12 week course recommended by my GP which I must say did give me a bit of incentive! and because I was doing so well and lost 10% of my body weight, I got another 12 free! Bonus !! Be rude not to take advantage. So now I am on the 'paying for it myself ' time and am 50lbs lighter into the bargain. I am still enjoying it and hopefully will lose another 50lbs. I am so glad it 'clicked' this time !!
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Gluten Free
4 Posts Last Activity 20/11/2016
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This is a new discussion group on Gluten Free food
Slimming World
19 Posts Last Activity 29/11/2016
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Hi, I'm joining Slimming World this week and I'm just wondering if there are any members here and if so do you have any tips and advice please?
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Nutribullet
7 Posts Last Activity 01/12/2016
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I have just invested in a Nutribullet ... does anyone else use one? What are the best vegetables to blend ... have tried kale but find it a bit fibrous and quite a strong flavour. Does anyone add any natural oils or seeds? Do you blend with water or coconut water? Any tips would be great
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Reducing salt intake in your diet
8 Posts Last Activity 22/11/2016
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Doctors and nutritionists are urging everyone to moderate their salt intake these days, and with good reason. But low salt and salt-free foods can be disappointingly bland. If you’re looking for a way to add some zing to your food without upping the amount of salt you use, spices are the perfect way to do it. Find out more >>> http://www.silversurfers.com/health/diet-exercise/spices-keep-cupboard-healthy-flavourful-food/ What are your favourite spices to cook with?
5:2 Eating plan
10 Posts Last Activity 15/11/2016
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Have you tried the 5:2 eating/fasting plan? What are your views?