Stephanie Fade


Recent Posts by Stephanie Fade

What’s the skinny on the keto craze?

It’s January and once again lots of you want to lose a little weight. Many people are asking about the keto diet. So what’s the skinny on the keto craze and is it any use if you want to lose weight. If you are overweight and you have resolved to lose s …

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Spicy veggie and prawn bowl

Calories 190 Fat g 1.3 Fat as saturates g 0.2 Carbs g 16.0 Carbs as sugars g 13.0 Protein g 26.0 Salt g 1.7 Fibre g 4.7 Plant based tasty, nutritious mid week supper A super quick, tasty dish great for mid-week supper when you are pushed for time. Good …

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How over 50’s can pack a protein punch

  Research shows that people over 50 need a bit more protein than younger adults and they need to make sure they eat protein regularly throughout the day. For those of you who take part in sports or gym training several times a week, your requirements …

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My plant based diet challenge: 30 different plants in a week

A plant-based diet with plenty of variety is what we need to have healthy gut bugs. Research suggests we need plenty of fibre and at least 30 different varieties of plant per week. As promised here are the results of my plant based diet challenge. Did …

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Are probiotics useless? Find out how to get a healthy gut.

A recent headline claimed that scientists have proved that probiotics are “next to useless.” So are probiotics useless? I but some myths and show you how to improve the health of your gut. What’s all the fuss about? Probiotics are preparations containi …

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What to do when your child is always hungry?

All kids are different and some will eat like a bird whilst others seem to have voracious appetites that are never satisfied. So what should you do when your child is always hungry? If you are worried that they are putting on a bit of weight don’t be a …

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Kids and energy drinks don’t mix

Energy drinks are popular with tweens and teens drawn by the promise of strength, stamina and super-human powers. However there are some serious health concerns associated with these drinks. So what exactly are the dangers and what can you do to help y …

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Food for focus

If you have a tween or teen who struggles to focus on learning or those crucial tasks you need them to do around the house then making a few dietary changes might help. Here are my top 5 tips to use food for focus. Help them stay hydrated Ok so it’s no …

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Help my child hoards food!

Behaviour is communication Staying in a constructive frame of mind can be very challenging when faced with a child who hoards food. I am not talking about sneaking the occasional biscuit from the tin or sweet from the jar. This post is intended for par …

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Five reasons not to use a low FODMAP diet sheet

Diet and Irritable Bowel Syndrome. The FODMAP approach is a fantastic and life changing intervention for many people with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS.) However trying to follow a diet sheet that you have found via Dr Google or one given to you by a w …

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