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Nutritional Support For Immune Health

We all know that familiar tickle in the throat, lingering headache, achy feeling or runny nose that signals a bug maybe threatening. Before you reach for any high street cold and flu remedies it might help to support your body’s own natural defence systems. Your immune system works 24/7 so ideally a nutritious diet, sufficient sleep and exercise are present on a regular basis as these are fundamental in providing the resources and energy your immune system requires to fulfil it’s daily task list.

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4 Tips To Help Ride Out The “Healthy” Discomfort Zone

We’re over half way through January and I’ve definitely seen loads of people emerging from their caffeine, sugar and alcohol withdrawals and starting to experience a new sense of awesomeness. However, it might be the case that you’re still treading water with this healthy malarkey and just counting down the days until you can resume business as usual. Every single day can feel like a struggle as you battle cravings, wade through daily dullness and feel constantly distracted by the lack of reward in your life.

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Fitter 16 Fat Loss Plan

5 Quick Hacks That Fuel Fat Loss and Don’t Cost a Penny

It’s 2018 Fitties and New Year’s resolutions are in full force. Health companies are rubbing their hands together at the thought of everyone spending their hard-earned cash on some ridiculous detox teas, weight loss pills or possibly the worst I’ve come across so far – a fat burning vest! Apparently just wearing it aids fat loss and tones your muscles, go figure?!

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5 Reasons Women Struggle To Lose Weight

In my last blog I discussed how men tend to approach nutrition and whilst they have their “commandments” and attachments to condiments they’re generally speaking a little more laid back about the role nutrition plays in their health. Us ladies on the other hand are pro’s at making this a full time business alongside other demanding roles in our lives, like having a career, being a mother, sister, friend, etc. I’ve been totally guilty of this myself in the past, if you bring on the detail I will over analyse, overwhelm, over Google and overthink all of it!

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8 Steps To A Better Night’s Sleep

No matter what your health or performance goal getting enough sleep is a top priority. It’s essential to support fat loss, exercise recovery, immune health, muscle mass and detoxification.

In honour of World Sleep Day we thought we would share our top tips for securing a good nights sleep 😴🛏💤

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Fitter Girls Guide To The Contraceptive Pill

A topic we discuss regularly is hormone health, particularly in Fitter 365 our membership group. Some of the latest content has provoked some interesting discussions about hormone supplementation with many members asking about the health implications, side effects and how they could support themselves more nutritionally. This blog series will get you up to speed on female hormone therapy, kicking off with the contraceptive pill.

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Fitter Food Radio – Episode 63

Keris and Matt answer listener questions including High Intensity Interval Training versus steady state cardio and what to do if you find yourself gaining body fat despite eating cleaner and training more frequently.

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Fitter Food Radio – Episode 62

This week Matt and Keris interview Laura Thomas of Healthy Sugar Habits about battling sugar addiction, orthorexia and regaining control over your relationship with sugar.

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5 Tips To Avoid The Festive Flab

Probably one of the most popular questions we come across this time of year is how to have your Xmas cake and eat it without piling on the pounds. This is completely understandable as there’s so much more temptation around the festive period, a greater desire to let your hair down, not to mentioned some added stressors to cope with as we tackle the xmas shopping in the gloomy, wet weather etc, etc.  One thing to emphasis here is that we are just like you. We have a few more treats than we usually do around December, crave comfort foods with the darker mornings and shorter days and it is Christmas after all!

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Fitter Food Radio – Episode 61

This week Keris and Matt interview Dr. Michael Ruscio a doctor, researcher and author who practices Functional Medicine with an emphasis on natural and nutritional solutions. Dr Ruscio discusses the latest research on the gut microbiome, how gut issues maybe associated with thyroid dysfunction and some common digestive disorders including small intestinal bacterial overgrowth.

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