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Clare Llewellyn

Scientist and Author of Baby Food Matters: A Day In The Life

Clare Llewellyn leads the Obesity research group at University College London (UCL) and is the director of the Gemini twin study, the largest of its kind to explore the origins of babies’ and children’s eating behaviour. In her new book Baby Food Matters, she and co-author Dr Hayley Syrad use scientific evidence to explore what […]

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Monsters

Making Magic From Monsters

One of the most frustrating things about self-sabotage is looking back and wondering what the hell came over us. How do we get a grip on a problem that – like a monster materialising from the shadows of the mind – seems to come out of nowhere? In her book FIGHT: Win Freedom From Self-sabotage, […]

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Baby Food Matters Book Cover

Baby Food Matters: What science says about how to give your child healthy eating habits for life

Baby Food Matters makes feeding your child easier. This book sorts through the conflicting advice and includes practical, easy-to-follow guidance on what and how to feed your baby in those all-important first thousand days – from pregnancy to their second birthday. The quality of nutrition a child receives and the way they are fed can […]

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Peanut Butter and Chickpea Blondies

Peanut Butter & Chickpea Blondies

Who knew chickpeas could be so versatile? Being high in fibre and protein, they add great texture to these white brownies, and the overall recipe is relatively low in sugar compared to shop-bought versions. I’m not quite sure which tastes better, the raw batter or the finished treats, but licking the spoon is definitely one […]

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Foundation Training Instructors

Foundation Training Instructor: A Day In The Life

Mora McGovern is Scotland’s first Certified Foundation Training Instructor and teaches private and group classes at her thriving business near Aberdeen. She coaches people in Foundation Training body weight exercises – helping them to improve their posture and flexibility, providing a long-term cure for the back pain and muscular tension caused by sedentary lifestyles, and […]

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Miso Salmon, Black Rice & Asian Greens

Miso is a traditional Japanese food made from fermented soya beans, rice or grain and salt. It might sound a bit strange if you’ve never tried it, but it adds the most amazing, intense flavour to this simple recipe for miso salmon, black rice and Asian greens and it’s something I always have in my […]

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Courgette and Harissa Falafels

Courgette & Harissa Falafels

I love these courgette and harissa falafels in salads, in pitta bread, in wraps, and even as a snack on their own. They’re high in protein and fibre, plus they’re fork free, so they’re the ultimate lunchbox heroes. MAKES 12 (SERVES 3-4) 50g courgette, grated 3 tbsp olive oil ½ white onion, diced 1 garlic […]

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Healthy Fried Chicken Sandwich

California ‘Fried’ Chicken Sandwich

As a family with four teenage children, we are always looking for healthy ways of preparing not-so-healthy fast food favourites like pizza, burgers and fried chicken. This recipe is brilliant because it is a healthy ‘fried’ chicken sandwich. It has the satisfying crunch from the chicken and the creaminess of the mayo, but is actually […]

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Prawn Waldorf Salad

Prawn Waldorf Salad

This prawn Waldorf salad is a twist on the classic combination of crunchy apple, grapes, celery and walnuts, which would be really good for you if it wasn’t then coated with a thick layer of mayonnaise. I’ve added prawns for extra protein and swapped the calorie-rich mayo for a much lighter Greek yoghurt dressing, so […]

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Winter

Every Day We Have A Choice

Hazel Gale, author of FIGHT, cognitive hypnotherapist and former kickboxing world champion is sharing with us the 5 life-changing things she learned being a therapist. 5. Every day can be a good day Bring all these points together and you get this: At any moment, on any day, we always have a choice in how […]

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