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Category: Weight Loss Quest

5 tips to help you lose weight for Christmas (and after)

Posted on: 18th November 2014

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It’s the dreaded ‘C’ word – Christmas!! It’s just under six weeks until Christmas, and you may be wanting to have one last ‘push’ at losing weight in time for the day itself, or your work Christmas party. I am hoping this blog will give you some encouragement and advice on your quest… 1. Carbs are you friend! ...
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How to dodge the Christmas weight gain

Posted on: 17th December 2013

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Christmas is traditionally a time of indulgence. The average person puts on 2lb (just over 1 kg) over the Christmas period that they never lose afterwards. Some people will put on a whopping 5lb! It’s well known that people often exceed 6000kcal on Christmas Day (about 3 times the female daily requirement). Then there’s all ...
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What does a Dietitian eat? A snapshot into my weight loss diet

Posted on: 19th November 2013

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For this blog, I decided to feature a snapshot of my own diet. I will share today’s dietary intake with you, along with an analysis of my calorie, protein, fat and key micronutrient intakes. I am trying to lose the last 5lbs of my post-baby weight, and have lost 2lbs in the last week. My ...
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Fruity Porridge (no-added-sugar)

Posted on: 13th May 2013

I made this delicious fruity porridge this morning. Oats are an excellent source of ‘slow release’ energy. This means then they are digested slower than many other cereals, and release sugars more slowly into the bloodstream, meaning you stay fuller for longer. Perfect for reducing the chances of getting hungry mid-morning, thereby reducing your chances ...
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Weight Loss Quest

Posted on: 9th May 2013

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In September 2013, I gave birth to a beautiful baby daughter. At the start of my pregnancy, I weighed 60.5kg, and I put on a total of 12kg over the pregnancy. By Christmas, just from breastfeeding, I managed to get down to 63.5kg without really trying. I am currently sat around the 63kg mark, and ...
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