Tag: festive foods

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On the 8th Day of Christmas

December 17, 2018

On the 8th Day of Christmas… Look after your liver It’s inevitable… it’s the time of year we over indulge in alcohol and festive foods that we wouldn’t normally eat. But hey… it’s the season for festivity, feasting and celebrating with friends and family. Consequently our liver is about to be assaulted with an added array of toxins (alcohol, rich, fatty foods and sugars) that it needs to detoxify, render harmless and safely excrete from the body. The problem is if we bo....

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My Tips to Thrive in the Season of Excess

November 27, 2017

The Festive Season is just about upon us which means the season of excess. For many, the weeks leading to Christmas and into the New Year are filled with lots of social functions to attend. Which are fun of course but it also often means more exposure (and eating of) festive foods which are generally laden with yummy fat, sugar & salt.  Couple this with increased alcohol or soft drink intake and we very soon tip over into excess eating and craving for more of this food. Now I’m ....

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You Are What You Eat

August 16, 2016

I like to classify food into two groups:  “every day foods” and “festive foods”. I purposely use these terms as opposed to “good” and “bad” foods, because ‘good & bad’ are quite emotive terms and I don’t think it is healthy to place emotion on food. Festive Foods These are our treat foods – the ones we eat occasionally for celebrations. They are not for every day. Cakes, biscuits, muffins, chocolate, desserts, white bread, pasta are examples of these “occasional ....

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Are You Ready to Make a Change?

February 1, 2016

“I’m sick of feeling like this” is a common mantra I hear this time of year. And to be honest I’ve found myself those those same words. What we are really sick of is the extended festive indulging and the way it is making us feel. Now is the time to make a change. If you want to embrace 2016 with Optimum Health, Vitality and Energy then it is up to you to choose to do things differently... and the expert team at Mammoth Health are here to help you, support you, guide you and mot....

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