Balance the Body

Is Your Current Lifestyle Making You Ill?

Are your daily lifestyle choices setting you up for illness in later life, or even worse are they impacting your life right now? Take our quiz today and find out! 15 Questions, 70 points, what's your health score?

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Writing Gluten and Allergy Free Recipes

Writing Gluten and Allergy Free Recipes

Being a blogger that includes Gluten and Allergy Free Recipes, on my blog, I was recently asked “Why do you write recipes?”  You know? I had to really sit and ponder on that question for quite some time and I’m still not so sure that I have any one answer. As a child, I ...
Don’t Go On A Diet – Change Your Lifestyle

Don’t Go On A Diet – Change Your Lifestyle

What’s your decision, to go on a diet or change your lifestyle? Are you consistently exasperated by your weight loss efforts? Are you tired of the number of times you have started a new diet and exercise programme, only to fall of the wagon a short time later? How many times has ...
Stick with your New Year’s Resolutions!

Stick with your New Year’s Resolutions!

I hope the enthusiasm and excitement that you started the New Year with has lasted to this point. After all we are only in to the 10th day of January. Most of you as January approached, no doubts, went about setting your new year’s resolutions. A New Year resolution is a commitment ...
How to Lose Weight After Christmas!

How to Lose Weight After Christmas!

So are you trying to find the best way to lose weight? Maybe googling 'how to lose weight after Christmas'? Hands down, the most common New Year's resolution, year after year is the optimistic dream that this will be the year to shed that extra weight. As 2012 began, many have ...
A Good Low Gi Diet Plan

A Good Low Gi Diet Plan

So, you’ve tried every diet known to man, you’ve had some success losing weight but watched yourself put it all back on again. You feel overweight, unfit, unattractive and frankly despondent. You are not alone. Over a third of the UK population is on a diet at any one time. Why? ...
Starting Your Morning Right

Starting Your Morning Right

How do you normally feel when you wake up in the morning? Do you find it especially hard to get up when you need to?  Do you wake feeling lethargic and groggy, wishing you could just go back to sleep? When you actually crawl out of bed, do you get out ...
Make the most of the Weekend

Make the most of the Weekend

So another week comes to an end. As usual you’ve been working nonstop and you are close to the point of exhaustion. So be sensible this weekend, use the time to relax and rejuvenate yourself. You work so hard you deserve time to get away from it all. That’s exactly what Neil ...
Let’s Talk Weight Loss

Let’s Talk Weight Loss

Are you all too often discouraged by your weight loss attempts? Are you fed up of the number of times you have started a new diet and exercise programme, only to be unsuccessful in achieving your goals? You’ve been bombarded by advertising that promises to show you how to achieve tremendously quick ...
Letting Go When Our Children Fly The Nest

Letting Go When Our Children Fly The Nest

Perhaps one of the hardest parts of being a father is letting go. The liberating of those that we’ve created, raised, cared for and built our worlds around is never going to be easy. I’m sitting on the edge of my "empty nest". It seems the time has arrived where I now ...
Implications Of Life Being Out Of Balance

Implications Of Life Being Out Of Balance

More and more, you have too much to do and too little time. Your responsibilities and obligations seem to pile up. There are never enough hours in the day. You may be earning more money and doing better than you have ever done before, but you often feel overwhelmed with the ...