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Love Your Freezer

Here are my top tips: Use your freezer space wisely. It can be a fantastic source of healthy midweek dinners that you have prepped previously. Remove excess packaging and only use it for foods you defrost and eat regularly. Store your meals in labelled freezer safe...

Food & Performance

  5 Tips for Food & Performance: 1) What are your requirements? Basic healthy eating principles apply to everyone — from a busy mum, to someone who does triathlons in their spare time, to an athlete preparing for a big race. You need to ask yourself ‘what are...

Improve Your Health

If you have 30 seconds Grab a handful of nuts they are packed with protein, fiber and essential fats. I keep nuts in my bags and spend half my life finding packets of them and chomping on them.  If you have 1 minute I know this may not sound very nice but have a...

Measuring Health

Is the scales the only way to measure health? Rather than depending on the scales to rate your health why not consider a more rounded approach and see if that has better long term results. Here are my top 3 ways to track my progress that do not involve stepping on the...

Conquer Your Morning

Do you want to start your day the right way? Well then consider these tips.   Balanced breakfast ideas: Wholegrain carbs e.g. porridge oats. Protein e.g. milk, yoghurt or eggs. Colour e.g. berries to oats or spinach to eggs Healthy fats e.g. nuts to oats or...

Ditch the Diet

Four ways to stay focused on your own health goals: Fad diets don’t work, not long term anyway. The weight you lose is likely to be water weight, and probably some muscle mass too with little effect on body fat. And as soon as you stop or slip up, you’ll put all the...

Pregnancy Update

How Far Along I’m over halfway through my second pregnancy at 25 weeks, and it’s been hectic to say the least. I have been working really hard getting ready to launch my website derval.ie  plus I have a three year old to run around after. I am way more tired this...

Portugal Summer 18

Being completely disorganised as usual, I left booking our summer holiday this year to the very last minute, but was really lucky to get a cancellation for the Martinhal family resort in Sagres, Portugal. We wanted somewhere where Dafne (3), would have a ball and...