Posts tagged Habits
Three Tips To Avoid Weight Gain Over the Easter Holidays

Overeating at special occasions and times of the year like Easter is to be expected. But if you're overeating most of the time it's going to hinder your efforts to reduce the midlife weight gain around the middle. This blog gives three simple strategies to use straight away to avoid overeating and gaining weight over the holidays.. www.midlifemenu.com/blog/avoid-overeating-at-easter

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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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Six simple food swaps to prevent long term health issues

Did you know heart and circulatory disease causes a quarter of all deaths in the UK,  1 in every 16 people in the UK have diabetes  and the thing they have in common? Inflammation! This week I look at six really easy food swaps which can help guard against the danger of this silent health risk. midlifemenu.com/blog/food-swaps


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Coconut Oil: Midlife’s Superfood or Just Another Trend?

Do you struggle to know which oil is better than which? Is it worth paying for coconut oil in Holland and Barrett when there's other oils that are far cheaper? In this week blog I unpick the facts from the myths surrounding coconut oil and also explain some more unusual uses for it which you might not have come across. By the end of it you should have a good idea as to whether it's worth parting with your cash or not! midlifemenu.com/blog/coconut-oil

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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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