Making sure you’re getting enough fibre

  When do you think of fibre as exciting? Yeah, that would be never. But these benefits may help change your mind. Here are 10 health benefits of fiber to encourage you get your fill. HELPS LOSE WEIGHTS ONCE AT TARGET IT CAN HELP YOU MAINTAIN YOUR WEIGHT CUT TYPE 2 DIABETES RISK LOWER ODDS OF HEART DISEASE HEALTHIER GUT BACTERIA REDUCE THE RISK OF CERTAIN CANCERS LIVER LONGER! ALL DAY NATURAL DETOX BE MORE, WELL…. REGULAR! HAVE HEALTHIER BONES] Tips for getting more fibre in your day ALWAYS choose wholegrain – so wholemeal bread, brown rice, wholewheat pasta. Eat plenty of vegetables and fruits, with their skin on. Include…

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Staying focused on your healthy eating plan

MINDFUL EATING When you think of mindfulness, chances are being in a backyard surrounded by kids and loud music likely doesn’t come to mind. But just because you can’t eat in a quiet, calm space, doesn’t mean mindful eating has to go out the window. Instead, focus on eating slowly by putting down your food or fork in between bites, especially when talking while eating as it can be easy to lose track of how much we’re eating when distracted. Thinking of going back for seconds? Give your stomach time to catch up. If in 20 minutes you still feel hungry, then feel free to grab a little…

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Increasing activity throughout your day

Small amounts of physical activity can provide positive health benefits. While regular exercise is the best way to receive the health-promoting benefits of physical activity, it can often be a challenge to make time for a lengthy workout. If you can’t make it into the gym or run on your favourite walk, don’t worry. Try to include extra activity throughout your day without having to get your gym kit on and physically go! This week at BEEWEIGHED meetings we discussed ideas to increase the opportunity to move more throughout your day. Make physical activity part of your daily commute to work. If it is not possible to walk…

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Corinna’s 100lb Weight Loss Success Story

BEEWEIGHED’S FIRST 100lb LOSER! Corinna received her 100lb award at Denton’s meeting yesterday.  Andrew Gwynne MP and his lovely wife Allison attended and presented her with her award.   The meeting was absolutely ‘buzzing’ with excitement and encouragement for Corinna.  She has allowed me to create this blog to share her weight loss journey story.  Lots of before and after pictures too!  Happy reading everyone!! 🙂 Corinna’s own words…. Here’s my story….. Growing up I was always conscious about my weight, even though looking back now, I had no reason to be. Until about 20 years old I was a curvy size 12. After going through some very hard…

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