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Power of a Paleo Diet For Crohn’s and Colitis

So this is pretty exciting….one of the first formal research studies that demonstrates how the paleo diet has the potential to be a highly effective intervention for Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis (and likely other autoimmune diseases).

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An Avocado a Day…Might Keep the Doctor Away

The traditional saying always encouraged us to grab an apple a day and more recently a digestive health expert suggested the humble onion maybe more benefitting, especially in terms of our supporting gut bacteria and immune system, however, the avocado is the shining star of some recent health research.

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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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Why I Sleep In My Gym Gear…Occasionally

Having had a brilliant Crimbo with a little extra sprinkling of sugar, lots of late nights and cheese with just about everything, I’m now back to business as usual and following my healthy Fitter Food principles.

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The One Resolution You Need To Make For Me

The last year hasn’t been the easiest at times as so many people I love and care about had their lives negatively effected by chronic disease and despite having brilliant medical care, it just wasn’t enough.

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Struggling with Hypothyroidism and Menopause Onset? Check Out This Diagram!

I recently got chatting to a lovely lady in a coffee shop after Hamish plonked his head in her lap requesting an ear tickle 🐾

We got chatting about what we do for a living and I mentioned I was a Nutritional Therapist. She asked if I thought nutrition might be helpful for her, she had been recently diagnosed with hypothyroidism and was now struggling with the onset of menopausal symptoms.

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Five Things I Wish I Knew Before Running a Marathon

At the same time all the Facebook updates appeared last month about winning or losing out on a space in the London marathon I was greeted with a Facebook memory about completing my Royal Parks Half Marathon. I never made it to running a marathon as the experience left me with a pair of knackered knees and some of other health issues that stopped me from running for a couple of years. I consider it a blessing now as I dread to think where I’d be if my body had allowed me to run a marathon, I often joke with Matt that I simply can’t be trusted once those trainers are on.

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Five Bedtime Habits For a Long and Happy Life

Across Fitter Food we’re often talking about daily habits that support your health goals, including batch cooking, walking and exercise, it might surprise you to know how you end your day is also really significant. Overnight we build lean body mass and repair, in fact our immune system really works it’s magic whilst we sleep. There are a number of steps you can easily implement alongside putting on your favourite Pj’s that will support a good night’s sleep and allow your body to complete it’s task list of essential chores. Check em out:

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