12 top slimming tips ! Green Tea Green tea is an excellent complement to drinking water and it especially great for those who need more flavour and variety but want to stay hydrated. Green tea is loaded with antioxidants and catechins that are linked to weight loss. Studies have shown that the catechins prevent the accumulation of body fat, and can increase your body temperature slightly so you burn more calories. Green tea is also a great source of caffeine, which also helps you burn calories and fat. The recommended dose of green tea per day is 2 to 3 cups. Eggs for breakfast Eggs have all sorts of health benefits and they’re packed full of protein. Eating them… Read More →
I took on a 12 week bikini body building challenge to tone up my post baby body ! Juggling breast feeding, sleepless nights & finding time for my husband, getting back in shape was a challenge. Once I got into the swing of motherhood & established a routine, I craved some much needed me time. As with any kind of quest for a healthy lifestyle, support is a major factor to succeeding. I wanted to achieve a complete lifestyle change, to kick unhealthy eating habits and tone up my body. I decided to look for some expert help ! Through my research I came across a UK based Fitness Coach Michelle Brannan, Michelle is a IFBB Professional Athlete & Founder of UK’s number… Read More →
Dear Dr. Pam, I’ve been in my present job for two years and things have gone haywire. From the start I never got on with my boss who is very demanding and constantly does things like bring deadlines forward often for no apparent reason. I’ve never been too concerned about my weight you’d call me an average girl around size 14 or 16 depending on the brand. But in the last year I’ve piled on weight because of the stress of working with this boss. I know it’s comfort eating but it seems so hard to stop now that I’ve got into this habit. I’d love to be back to my usual size but I’m now wearing a 18, even… Read More →
Ten tips to help keep a healthy lifestyle and diet: Eat small meals often through the day DON’T skip meals Eat a good amount of fibre with each meal Eat your proteins (fish, meat, dairy, nuts) Within reason, eat fresh fruits and vegetables with each meal Reduce the intake of refined carbohydrates (eat more whole-grains and less white breads and pasta etc) Reduce unhealthy saturated fats Reduce salt Reduce alcohol Drink plenty of water (thirst is often the same feeling as hunger) Make sure you treat yourself every so often though. Changing your diet can be hard so allow yourself a few treats every now and then. This will make sticking to it easier.