How to Curb your Sugar Cravings as a New Mum

If you are craving sweet foods more than normal in the post-natal period you are not alone. It is very common to crave more sugar after the birth of your baby/babies and there are many reasons why. But in order to combat the sweet desires that consume our minds and control our tastebuds we must first understand WHY they are …

My Top Tips to Surviving the First Trimester

Early Pregnancy can be an exciting, emotional and exhausting time! There is so much to look forward to but there are also many mental and physical hurdles you will face in the first trimester, from the excitement of finding out that you are pregnant, to the worry that the pregnancy may end at any point, to the morning, day and …

Why Quick Fix Diets Don’t Work In the Post-Natal Period

Living in such a fast moving society where we can access pretty much anything we need, it is all too tempting to fall for the lure of the quick fix diet. The one that promises you can have it all, get your dream body and lose at least a stone and all in just two weeks. As we all know …

Get Your Pre-Baby Body Back By Eating Lean, Clean and Green

I completely understand that as a new mum it is too easy to get into that unhealthy routine of coffee shops, cakes and sandwiches at home but since nutrition is responsible for 80% of fat loss it is important that you start eating lean, clean and green soon after the birth of your baby. As I always say flat abs …

My 7 Steps to Help You Get Your Pre Baby Body Back

Finding an exercise regime you love as well as one that you want to stick to on a weekly basis can be a difficult challenge but there are ways you can tone up, get fit and have fun in the process. You will increase your chances for long-term success with your health and fitness regime if you follow these seven …

10 One-Handed Snacks for New Mums

Baby in one hand – healthy snack in the other! Here Laura Uglow from True Vitality 4 Mums explains shares her top healthy one-handed snacks for new mums. It’s no surprise why new parents find themselves reaching for cakes and biscuits so much in the first few months: with the baby taking up permanent residence in one arm, that leaves …

How Taking Care of Yourself Makes You a Better Mum

Being a mother in the 21st century can be tough and there are so many challenges. We live in a multi-tasking world and are often expected to run the home, hold down a job, bring up happy children, and look perfect in the process! It is so easy to stop caring for yourself or to get overwhelmed. But, when you …

True Vitality 4 Mums Protein Berry Smoothie

This on-the-go breakfast idea is the perfect smoothie to flush out those toxins and help you burn fat! Full of protein, essential fats, iron and other minerals this will keep you going until lunch time. INGREDIENTS 1 cup raw pre-washed spinach 1 cup frozen berries 1/4 to 1/3 Avocado 1/2 banana 1 cup almond milk (or you can use coconut …

Delicious Paleo Chocolate Covered Dates

These simple chocolate-dipped dates are bursting with flavour in each bite and are the perfect alternative to the celebrations chocolate boxes that most households have lying around over christmas. I will certainly be making these for us to snack on instead of the other treats that will be lying around…in face I prefer these! Medjool dates are becoming very popular …

A Moment Of Calm In A Busy World

TRY MEDITATION TO REDUCE STRESS We all know that parenting is one of the most rewarding jobs in the world but that it is also exhausting. You are on duty 24-7 with no weekends off or sick days. It is easy to focus on your children and their needs consistently but if you neglect yourself that is also no good …