Stress and menopause

Stress and menopause

 When feeling stressed the adrenal glands release the hormone cortisol into the blood supply to prepare the body for flight or fight. Cortisol increases blood sugar levels so your brain, muscles and organs have enough fuel to get you through that stressful situation –...
Choose one habit = success

Choose one habit = success

I’ve never been a runner, I’ve done a few 5k events and when living in Cambridge I had an 8k circuit I enjoyed along an old rail track and through some woodland. But since living in Bucks running has not been a regular thing for me. I miss being...
Why Protein for Breakfast?

Why Protein for Breakfast?

One of my favourite breakfasts today…Avocado with poached egg over saute greens. ? You may think this is a weird thing to have for breakfast. Especially if you are a cereal breakfast eater. But…(and don’t you hate buts??) if you feel hungry a couple...
Desert for Breakfast?

Desert for Breakfast?

Most breakfast cereals contain as much sugar as cookies or biscuits. Muffins are usually just cupcakes without the icing! Flavoured yogurts can have more sugar than most ice cream does! These breakfast options may be easy, but the problem with them is this: Starting...
Tempted?

Tempted?

What do you do when you’re faced with temptation?   Most of the time you know it’s ahead…for example;   you’re visiting your mother and she will have cake or biscuits ready to tempt you with you know Monday morning that people at work will...