Healthier Alternatives to Cereal to Kick Start Your Day On the Right Foot!

Did you know that sitting down for a bowl of breakfast cereal could be just as bad as going without breakfast altogether? Research shows that eating all-carbs breakfast will create cereal cravings in the afternoon. It’s also likely to make you eat more later in the day. This is what I experience as well.

While breakfast cereal might seem like an easy go to option for it’s quick and easy…

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Make your cooking last longer with this simple tip

Do you ever feel like you spent hours at the stove, only to serve dinner (which half of the family doesn’t even want to eat anyway) and then do it all over again the next day?

 

I hear you, cooking every day gets exhausting and who has time for it anyway?? Yet, eating healthy, home made meals is high on your list of priorities.

 

I have a solution for you: “cook…

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About appetite

I grew up thinking I was fat and I started dieting at a very early age, and I mean early – I knew about calories and food restrictions probably before I could really read and I was on my first diet pill when I was about 11.

 

Because food was restricted I developed a habit of eating when it was available, because I never knew if I get any when…

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Sick of diets

Thank you Jennifer Lawrence.

Sick of diets…. This is why I get up in the morning…So that the girls who are being born today wont have to deal with the same s*it we have to deal with. Enough is enough.

What do you think? I would love for you to share your thoughts.

Love

Joanna

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What does the gut have to do with your mood?

The gut, aka “inside the belly”, has been proven to be our bodies literal “second brain”. For years, the medical world has been trying to figure out what causes our moods to change and what causes common problems that most of us face like stress, anxiety, and even depression. We know these problems are linked to serotonin, but did you know that 95% of serotonin isn’t even produced in…

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Good news: I binged at 10PM

Yes, I did binge at 10PM and it is good news. Now, hear me out before you think I completely lost my marbles.

I usually eat very structured meals, at similar times, however last weekend I was all over the place. My usual breakfast was replaced with a bowl of granola and fruit. I really should have known it would get me out of bed at 10PM!

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The Six Benefits of Eating Oatmeal

I didn’t grow up eating oatmeal for breakfast, because we’re “savoury family”, and only discovered it few years ago, and instantly fell in love.

Eating a bowl of oatmeal each morning is the perfect way to start your day off right. Let me just clarify that the oatmeal discussed here is not the instant kind that comes in the different flavours- these are full of sugar. The real stuff is…

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Stay on track through the holidays

With the Halloween long gone, Thanksgiving on Thursday this week, and Christmas decorations exploding everywhere, I can’t help but wonder about the Festive period.

I know many of you embarked on healthy eating and might be worried about staying on track with all the comfort food on display. Here is good news: holiday period doesn’t mean you have to put on weight, binge eat and give up on your health…

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Do you create your cravings?

Craving is a powerful desire or longing for something. Who knew that such a small word could have such an emotional load for a lot of us?

 

I always get asked why we have cravings in the first place, why those cravings feel out of control, and what to do about it.

 

Today I want to show you how we can actually create our own cravings.

Unlike traditional nutritionists, who think of…

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