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Slimpod NHS food changes

Another hospital changes over to healthier Slimpod Special meals!

IT’S really well documented how our NHS hospitals need to clean up their act over the food and drink they provide to patients and staff.  NHS Chief Exec Simon Stevens has issued directives to his managers to reduce sugar and focus on the health of the staff. Last year, with our help, Tameside hospital in

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Good fat versus healthy fat Slimpod eating tips

Floral omelette recipe that’s packed with goodness

NHS superchef Simon Smith says: “One of the joys of cooking in a  hospital is that every day I know that by giving people nutritious meals I’m helping them to enjoy a more healthy lifestyle.” Today he’s got a delicious idea for a weekend brunch that will absolutely fill you with goodness – it’s called

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Slimpod working with the NHS: My dream’s come true

I’m VERY PROUD to share the following news about Slimpod working with the NHS! Many of you will be aware that last June we started a big trial with the NHS Tameside and Glossop Hospital Trust (that’s me pictured with Angela, one of our NHS success stories).  I’m delighted to say that as a direct

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How to prevent that annual Christmas weight gain

THERE’S not much left of 2017 and then the New Year begins. So I’d like to wish you the BEST Christmas and all good wishes for a happy and healthy 2018. The end of the year is a great time to reflect on what lifestyle habits have been holding you back and what strategies you’ll

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Moira loses 70lbs Slimpod review

Moira’s inspiring story of 70lbs lost and happiness gained

WE all love an inspiring story and if you’re anything like me, they give you motivation and make you feel really warm inside.  Every week I get stories from people whose lives are being transformed by their Slimpod programmes and Moira Mackenzie is one of them.  Moira was keen to inspire like-minded people to live

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Let's lose some inches autumn success drive

Let’s lose some inches now the holidays are over

THE holiday season is over so let’s get motivated and lose some inches! For many people, holidays really mess up daily routines so now’s the chance to get back in the groove and get motivated to shift some inches!  I’m going to help you with a quick recap on goal-setting and a couple of tasks

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Healthy eating recipe NHS head chef

Healthy recipe: Chicken tandoori with baby spinach

MOST of us love the delicious herbs and spices that make Indian food so tasty. But if you eat dishes which are rich in sweetened sauces you’re going to make it much harder to lose weight. So this week our hospital super chef Simon Smith has produced a recipe for chicken tandoori which is nutritious,

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Finding the positive meaning

PEOPLE in our private Facebook group, Slimpod Club, are always asking the greatest questions about their weight loss journey. I thought I’d share this one with you in case you missed it – plus the answer from Trevor Silvester, who creates and voices the Slimpods. Debra asks: “I have a Slimpod Silver and keep hitting

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About Sandra
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Food addiction expert
Member of All-Party Parliamentary Obesity Group
Huffington Post contributor
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Kate Butler nutrition change with Slimpod

Ease the stress of emotional eating

STRESS and emotional eating have an extraordinary effect on our food habits, and emotional eating brought on by anxiety is a major reason why more and more people are overweight. The more pressurised life becomes, the more people turn to food in a vain attempt

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Achieve and believe, great things happen

I’M bursting to show you the most remarkable pictures I’ve ever seen that show the power of Slimpods to help you believe and achieve. This is Darin with double Olympic champion Kelly Holmes at the weekend as they competed together in the Portsmouth Duathlon – that’s 5k running, 15k cycling, then 5k running to the finish.

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Breaking out of the failing diet cycle

IF you’ve ever been on a diet and felt trapped in a cycle of doing well and then ruining it again and again, then you’re not alone! I speak to clients all the time who say they’ve “failed” at every diet they’ve tried, sometimes for as long as 40 or 50 years. It’s heart-breaking

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