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7 Easy Steps to Losing Weight (part II) - simple food swaps to beat afternoon cravings, without giving up wine or chocolate

Losing weight can feel like a never ending battle, especially during midlife. This blog looks at what foods can help with losing weight and what kind of foods can get in the way of losing weight. This is part 1 of a 2 part series on losing weight in a manageable way without giving up wine or chocolate! midlifemenu.com/blog/losing-weight-part-two

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7 Easy Steps to Losing Weight (part 1) - simple food swaps to beat afternoon cravings, without giving up wine or chocolate

Losing weight can feel like a never ending battle, especially during midlife. This blog looks at what foods can help with losing weight and what kind of foods can get in the way of losing weight. This is part 1 of a 2 part series on losing weight in a manageable way without giving up wine or chocolate! midlifemenu.com/blog/losing-weight

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Making cooking fun: 5 ways to try today to prevent a midweek food funk

Do you struggle with making cooking fun when you’re trying to come up with meals that are quick, tasty and relatively healthy? Like you, I can find myself in a food funk, struggling to know what to do with the random selection of items in the fridge. Try making cooking fun this week with one of these five ideas. midlifemenu.com/blog/making-cooking-fun

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Are Sugar Substitutes a Sweet Option?

Regular Midlife Menu followers will know I’m not a great fan of sugar. It’s addictive, causes weight gain and plays havoc with your midlife health by spiking your blood sugar levels. But today I’m making a slight exception because if there’s one ingredient worse than sugar for midlife health, it’s those sugar substitutes .... artificial sweeteners. Find out more about types of sweeteners, when sugar is actually the sweeter health option (!) and 3 ways you can cut down sugar without sweetener substitutes. midlifemenu.com/blog/sugar-substitutes

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Are Your Favourite Foods Making You Unwell?

Do you have minor symptoms that just don’t seem to go away? Do you notice a tickly cough after eating certain foods? Are you always reaching for a tissue because your nose starts running when you have a milky drink?

As a midlifer you might have put up with these niggly symptoms for a while … but did you ever consider that those aches and pains could potentially be food intolerance? This week I look at some common intolerances and what you can do to reduce their effects. www.midlifemenu.com/blog/food-intolerance

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Is Midlife Making You Tired All The Time?

Stressed and tired all the time? Craving sugar? Can’t sleep? Midlife is such a stressful time and the impact on our health and wellbeing cannot be underestimated. But what if you feel exhausted all the time and your body feels like it’s working overtime to deal with the stress? This week I look at a possible cause you might never have heard of before … adrenal fatigue. www.midlifemenu.com/blog/tired-all-the-time

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