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Genetics & Optimising Nutrition – The Year of Health Day 12, June 2021

Genetics & Optimising Nutrition – The Year of Health Day 12, June 2021

Several years ago I had my DNA tested with 23andme. I blogged about it on my other blog here.    I recently came across a fantastic website called Genetic Lifehacks. For a few pounds per month (£6 at the time of writing), you can link…

Garden Foraged Frittata – TYOH Day 11, June 2021

Garden Foraged Frittata – TYOH Day 11, June 2021

A quick update today. I promised myself that I would blog every day for the next year. (I have no idea if I will manage to keep this up!) But I knew that some days I wouldn’t have time for a long blog post, and…

Cronometer and Nutrient Density – The Year of Health Day 10, June 2021

Cronometer and Nutrient Density – The Year of Health Day 10, June 2021

Yesterday I mentioned that I would start tracking my diet in Cronometer. Cronometer encourages you to not just count your calories but to focus on your nutrition as a whole.     I have done this today (for yesterday’s food), and it has reminded me…

How to avoid a Fakethrough: Mindset, Mantras & Affirmations – TYOH Day 9, June 2021

How to avoid a Fakethrough: Mindset, Mantras & Affirmations – TYOH Day 9, June 2021

Sometimes we can make big changes and sustain them for a period of time, but then we find ourselves slipping back into bad habits or old patterns of behaviour. Has this ever happened to you?   You initially think you’ve had a breakthrough, but what…

My Nutrition Principles – The Year of Health Day 8 – June 2021

My Nutrition Principles – The Year of Health Day 8 – June 2021

In my course Fit28, I teach 5 nutrition principles. Following these principles means you’ll feel so much better in just 28 days – from increased energy levels to better sleep, a more positive mood and improved fitness performance.   The 5 principles are: Eat Real…

Discovering your Big MOFA! The Year of Health Day 7 – June 7th 2021

Discovering your Big MOFA! The Year of Health Day 7 – June 7th 2021

Today is the start of my 28 days of dialling in and optimising my nutrition. For the next 28 days I’m doing my own version of the Whole30 – the program designed by Melissa Hartwig.    I’ve actually not had the best start to the…

PreCODE, Feasting and Foraging! TYOH Day 6

PreCODE, Feasting and Foraging! TYOH Day 6

Yesterday I had a gorgeous day with my sister and one of my best friends. We went to an event organised by Nomadic Dinners with foragers Fern Freud and Jenny Condell.    The day started with a foraging walk. Afterwards we sat outside in the…

Ketoflex 12/3 – The Year of Health – Day 5 – June 5th 2021

Ketoflex 12/3 – The Year of Health – Day 5 – June 5th 2021

Over the last couple of days I have written about my approach to nutrition which includes eating a low-carb diet to balance my blood sugar, and focusing on nutrient-density.    The third approach I want to tell you about is called Ketoflex 12/3, developed by…

The Incredible Work of Weston Price – TYOH Day 4

The Incredible Work of Weston Price – TYOH Day 4

The Year of Health – Day 4 – June 4th 2021   I’ll be starting my June nutrition experiment on Monday (7th June). The things I am going to explore further will be:   Blood Sugar Balance  Nutrient Optimisation  Ketoflex 12/3 Seasonal Foods & Recipes…

TYOH Day 3 – June 3rd 2021 – Nutrition in 60 Seconds

TYOH Day 3 – June 3rd 2021 – Nutrition in 60 Seconds

Today I want to write more about the approach to nutrition I take, and that I am going to be focusing on this month.      I mentioned yesterday that one of the books that had the biggest impact on my approach to nutrition was…