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Why I’m giving my own smoothie a miss

I have a bit of a confession to make. Although it’s been lovely to receive so many messages and photos from people [...]

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Do today’s students have the guts for success?

This piece originally appeared on the Huffington Post blog. My eldest son, who’s in his first year at university, [...]

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When I looked like an extra from the twilight saga (and not in a good way!)

Many years ago, I worked in a staggeringly, unrelentingly stressful environment, while functioning on very little [...]

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Are you plastering over the cracks of a poor diet with beauty products?

Ever noticed just how many different types of nail treatments there are? It’s mind-boggling. Base coats, gels, [...]

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The tahini cook-off!

Our family has something of an obsession with tahini…so it’s right and fitting that my first ever video post [...]

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Sugar: your recreational drug?

Back in 1972, the late British professor John Yudkin, author of Pure, White and Deadly, wrote: “If only a small [...]

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Why you never have to diet again

Leafing through a women’s weekly at the dentist’s the other day, my eye landed on a feature headlined: “20 summer [...]

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My gut-healing, skin-nourishing sunshine smoothie

Since the new term kicked off last month, I’ve upped my goal of getting some nutrition down the kids before they [...]

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My introduction to being an “Imperfectly Natural Woman”

I’ve got through a load of books over the years and, to be honest, can’t recall too much of most of them. Every [...]

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Is your blood sugar crushing your career prospects?

Management gurus have long presented us with reams of slick advice on how to get ahead at work: from delivering [...]

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Why you need more peppermint oil in your life!

I’ve been writing this blog for nearly nine months now and thought it was high time that I gave a bit of airplay to [...]

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Branch out and eat your rainbow

We’re used to salivating over Farrow & Ball paint colours aren’t we? But there’s an even more gorgeous palette [...]

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