Book Review: Life Tonic by Jody Shield

I never usually write book reviews for my blog (mainly because I read crime thrillers) but I really want to share my thoughts on Life Tonic by Jody Shield*. The book advertises itself as ‘a modern toolbox to heal your life and soothe your soul’. It is written for...

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What Happened When I Gave Up Sugar for 28 Days

I'm so pleased to announce that Sugar Free February is officially over!! Keep reading to see what happened when I gave up sugar for 28 days.   Week 1 The first week was definitely the hardest and I accidentally cheated a few times- for example ordering a cappuccino...

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Guest Post: How to break your sugar Habit (SJ Health)

If you didn't know I am taking part in Sugar Free February - a whole month of no added sugar or sweeteners to try and kick my sugar habit. I wish I could say that it's been easy but actually at times it has  been pretty hard not to give into my temptations and  I've...

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Going ‘Sugar Free’ : Advice From Nutritionist Jenna Hope

As part of Sugar Free February I'm going sugar free (cutting out all refined sugar and added sweeteners e.g. maple syrup or stevia) to raise money to donate for meals for the homeless. I wanted to get a nutritionists perspective on if and why reducing sugar intake is...

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Review: UNiDAYS Event & Results With Lucy Workout

Last week I attended an exercise and nutrition event hosted at UNiDAYS HQ to celebrate their 25% discount for students on the Results with Lucy online exercise and nutrition programs. It was such an amazing day and I left feeling inspired to get back on track with my...

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Guest Post: Why Sugar Bad For Your Teeth + How To Protect Them

I've been thinking a lot about the positive and negative effects of reducing my sugar intake during Sugar Free February. On the list of positives are the potential physical health benefits, such as clearer skin or less excess weight - although I have yet to experience...

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What I Ate In A Day (Plant-based & Budget Friendly)

I never usually do ‘What I ate in a day’ posts. Most of the time I post a photo of my breakfast on instagram then I just raid my fridge and throw something onto the plate and call it lunch/ dinner (that’s why I also don’t have many lunch/ dinner recipes on my blog)....

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Sugar Free February (day 7): I’ve Cheated… Twice

I bet you’re wondering if the title about  cheating on Sugar Free February is real or just a catchy gimmick to get you to read this article. It's real. Let me explain. Accidentally cheating on sugar free February The first time was Monday morning (day 6). I’d slept...

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Hi. I’m Rachel and through Healthy & Psyched I want to make health and well-being accessible to everyone, from health-nuts to people who are just curious or even intimidated. On the blog you’ll find plant-based recipes, wide-ranging lifestyle tips and reviews. I hope you’ll be inspired in the kitchen and learn how to make healthy tweaks to your lifestyle.



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