Age 64 and body confident enough to still wear a bikini

Age 64 and body confident enough to still wear a bikini.
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Whatever your bodyshape or size be confident in how you are naturally with no Insta filters.
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Don't let people fat shame, body shame or make you feel bad about your body. .
We are all unique in our personalities, appearance and bodyshapes and that's what makes you special.
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So although I had a 6lb weightloss after 7 nights @grayshottspa on the Health Regime it should not be about actual weight loss but more importantly about visceral body fat ( the fat that collects internally around your vital organs) which can lead to diabetes, heart disease and more.
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So for an ongoing healthy lifestyle diet try to leave out:
Sugar 
Simple carbs ( all "white" foods such as bread, pastries, cakes, flour, potatoes, rice, pasta ) that turn into sugar
Fruits high in sugar ( grapes, bananas)
Fruit juices ( high in sugar even if fresh) 
Processed meats
Unhealthy processed cooking oils ( rapeseed, sunflower etc) 
Grains if you're sensitive to them
Milk
Low fat foods ( full fat best as our bodies need fat to feel fuller longer and to function well- especially the brain) .
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Eat mainly :
( if you can)
Protein- organic eggs, poultry, grass fed beef, lamb, pork
Oily fish such as wild or organic salmon, herring, mackerel, tuna, sardines ( for Omega3) 
Organic leafy and colourful vegs, and a few root vegs.
Nuts and seeds ( non salted)
And full fat yoghurts ( Greek) and unpasteurised cheeses ( not if you're pregnant) 
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Fermented foods such as Sauerkraut and Kefir. 
Good first press extra virgin Olive oil and coconut oil and good butter.
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If you are Vegan or Vegetarian then obviously there is no meat or dairy but do check if your foods or dairy alternatives have high sugar content.
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Whatever your bodyshape or size be confident in how you are naturally with no Insta filters.
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Don’t let people fat shame, body shame or make you feel bad about your body. .
We are all unique in our personalities, appearance and bodyshapes and that’s what makes you special.
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So although I had a 6lb weightloss after 7 nights @grayshottspa on the Health Regime it should not be about actual weight loss but more importantly about visceral body fat ( the fat that collects internally around your vital organs) which can lead to diabetes, heart disease and more.
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So for an ongoing healthy lifestyle diet try to leave out:
Sugar
Simple carbs ( all “white” foods such as bread, pastries, cakes, flour, potatoes, rice, pasta ) that turn into sugar
Fruits high in sugar ( grapes, bananas)
Fruit juices ( high in sugar even if fresh)
Processed meats
Unhealthy processed cooking oils ( rapeseed, sunflower etc)
Grains if you’re sensitive to them
Milk
Low fat foods ( full fat best as our bodies need fat to feel fuller longer and to function well- especially the brain) .
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Eat mainly :
( if you can)
Protein- organic eggs, poultry, grass fed beef, lamb, pork
Oily fish such as wild or organic salmon, herring, mackerel, tuna, sardines ( for Omega3)
Organic leafy and colourful vegs, and a few root vegs.
Nuts and seeds ( non salted)
And full fat yoghurts ( Greek) and unpasteurised cheeses ( not if you’re pregnant)
And
Fermented foods such as Sauerkraut and Kefir.
Good first press extra virgin Olive oil and coconut oil and good butter.
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If you are Vegan or Vegetarian then obviously there is no meat or dairy but do check if your foods or dairy alternatives have high sugar content.
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Last supper #day7 @grayshottspa

Last supper
@grayshottspa .
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Mushroom, chestnut and tarragon soup to start and then seabass with vegs.
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Mushroom, chestnut and tarragon soup to start and then seabass with vegs.
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@grayshottspa Day #4

@grayshottspa 
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Breakfast: Scrambled egg and mushrooms.
Lunch: Soup and Thai chicken curry and vegs.
Dinner: Soup and salmon and vegs.
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Healthy low carb and protein food, no grains, no milk, all deliciously prepared, cooked and presented. .
Health regime treatments today
Epsom salts hydrotherapy bath
Detox castor oil liver pack .
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Breakfast: Scrambled egg and mushrooms.
Lunch: Soup and Thai chicken curry and vegs.
Dinner: Soup and salmon and vegs.
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Healthy low carb and protein food, no grains, no milk, all deliciously prepared, cooked and presented. .
Health regime treatments today
Epsom salts hydrotherapy bath
Detox castor oil liver pack .
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@grayshottspa #day3

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5:2 style fast day- No breakfast, but eating a proper lunch and then just a bone broth for supper. Starting each meal with a tablespoon of fermented sauerkraut and shot of digestive enzyme.
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Morning walk, abdominal massage, talk on the importance of good fats in your diet ( which are good and bad fats)  and where best to source the good ones. .
Pilates class this afternoon and a meditation before the cup of evening bone broth.
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@grayshottspa

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5:2 style fast day- No breakfast, but eating a proper lunch and then just a bone broth for supper. Starting each meal with a tablespoon of fermented sauerkraut and shot of digestive enzyme.
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Morning walk, abdominal massage, talk on the importance of good fats in your diet ( which are good and bad fats) and where best to source the good ones. .
Pilates class this afternoon and a meditation before the cup of evening bone broth.
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@grayshottspa

@grayshottspa Day #2 Health regime

@grayshottspa 
Day Health regime.
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Picture #1.
Breakfast: Green smoothie combining good quality fats, protein and low blood sugar raising carbohydrates.
Made of:
Coconut milk, soaked almonds, Soaked chia seeds, Soaked flax seeds, Avocado, Spinach, 
Cucumber, Lime juice, Frozen blueberries, Water , Vanilla extract , Sea salt , Raw honey, Mixed spice ( cinnamon, ginger, coriander, dill seed, nutmeg, cloves) .
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Morning walk across the heath.
Treatment: Castor oil compress to help detox liver and gut health. .
Photo 
Lunch: celeriac soup, ham and salad and vegetables ( see menu) 
Always starting each meal with digestive bitters and sauerkraut for digestion.
Finishing lunch each day with probiotics.
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Nutrition 1-2-1 consultation.
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Favourite yoga class with @suewoodd .
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Dinner: Beetroot soup, roast cod with butterbeans and chorizo and roasted cauliflower.
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Picture #1.
Breakfast: Green smoothie combining good quality fats, protein and low blood sugar raising carbohydrates.
Made of:
Coconut milk, soaked almonds, Soaked chia seeds, Soaked flax seeds, Avocado, Spinach,
Cucumber, Lime juice, Frozen blueberries, Water , Vanilla extract , Sea salt , Raw honey, Mixed spice ( cinnamon, ginger, coriander, dill seed, nutmeg, cloves) .
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Morning walk across the heath.
Treatment: Castor oil compress to help detox liver and gut health. .
Photo
Lunch: celeriac soup, ham and salad and vegetables ( see menu)
Always starting each meal with digestive bitters and sauerkraut for digestion.
Finishing lunch each day with probiotics.
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Nutrition 1-2-1 consultation.
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Favourite yoga class with @suewoodd .
Photo
Dinner: Beetroot soup, roast cod with butterbeans and chorizo and roasted cauliflower.
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For my New Year mental and physical well-being my go-to special place is @grayshottspa

For my New Year mental and physical well-being my go-to special place is @grayshottspa .
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Faddy instant quick fix diets can never work successfully as they're not sustainable long term. So finding a way of healthy eating that works for your own lifestyle is the way forward. .
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So over the next week I'm going to post examples of the Grayshott "regime week"
with nutrition tips for you to follow. 
So you too can do a simple home version.
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The key to the Regime is improving gut health with fermented foods (sauerkraut and bitters) before each meal and then having a good balance of complex carbs (vegetables) and protein ( chicken, fish , beef, etc). .
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Yummy carrot, kale and spinach soup to start. Main course fillet of red mullet in miso broth with crispy shallots and stir fry vegetables in wheat free soy sauce. .
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@grayshottspa

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Faddy instant quick fix diets can never work successfully as they’re not sustainable long term. So finding a way of healthy eating that works for your own lifestyle is the way forward. .
.
So over the next week I’m going to post examples of the Grayshott “regime week”
with nutrition tips for you to follow.
So you too can do a simple home version.
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The key to the Regime is improving gut health with fermented foods (sauerkraut and bitters) before each meal and then having a good balance of complex carbs (vegetables) and protein ( chicken, fish , beef, etc). .
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Yummy carrot, kale and spinach soup to start. Main course fillet of red mullet in miso broth with crispy shallots and stir fry vegetables in wheat free soy sauce. .
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@grayshottspa

Only intended to have just an Expresso coffee after my Pilates class

Only intended to have just an Expresso coffee after my Pilates class.....
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However I ended up with a veggie brunch! .
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Scrambled eggs, wilted spinach, mushrooms, grilled halloumi cheese,  7-seeded sourdough toast, spicy chilli tomato relish, smashed avocado.
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However I ended up with a veggie brunch! .
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Scrambled eggs, wilted spinach, mushrooms, grilled halloumi cheese, 7-seeded sourdough toast, spicy chilli tomato relish, smashed avocado.
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Good morning

Good morning.
The only healthy eating part of today as the rest of Sunday is going to be filled with Christmas indulgence!
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The only healthy eating part of today as the rest of Sunday is going to be filled with Christmas indulgence!
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Healthy breakfasts dont need to be boring and can be attractively plated and colourful

Healthy breakfasts dont need to be boring and can be attractively plated and colourful. .
Organic scrambled eggs, organic streaky bacon, smashed avocado with chillis, wilted spinach, roasted sweet potato. .
If you make each plate of food appealing, it can help you regulate portion control and also create each meal to be a more sensory total experience. Always eat and focus on what you're eating rather than watching TV or reading. It's not good to eat on the move. The brain won't register you have eaten and you will remain hungry.
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Eating with mindfulness can help remind the brain to send a timely message to the stomach when you are actually full.  This will stop you binge eating or over-eating and help you to to maintain an optimum healthy weight.
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Organic scrambled eggs, organic streaky bacon, smashed avocado with chillis, wilted spinach, roasted sweet potato. .
If you make each plate of food appealing, it can help you regulate portion control and also create each meal to be a more sensory total experience. Always eat and focus on what you’re eating rather than watching TV or reading. It’s not good to eat on the move. The brain won’t register you have eaten and you will remain hungry.
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Eating with mindfulness can help remind the brain to send a timely message to the stomach when you are actually full. This will stop you binge eating or over-eating and help you to to maintain an optimum healthy weight.
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After an early morning Zumba dance class today, I decided to eat a more generous portioned breakfast than I have been eating on the other days when my fitness workout is more Pilates based

After an early morning Zumba dance class today, I decided to eat a more generous portioned breakfast than I have been eating on the other days when my fitness workout is more Pilates based.
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However lets call this brunch as I waited 16 hours from my last meal of yesterday to 10am today to eat.
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This is my intermittent fasting regime where I wait 16-18 hours between dinner and breakfast. I then squeeze the only other meal of the day into a small window of time before 6pm again. .
This is my easy to do solution to an ongoing lifestyle weight maintenance ( NOT diet) when I know I am going to need to be feeling and looking my best.
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And this is how I help my clients when they want to lose weight and have been historically unsuccessful over the years with yo-yo dieting.
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Its not calorie restrictive, however it is restrictive on cutting out all sugar, white simple carbs like potatoes, cakes, pastry, pasta, and most wheat and grains.
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There is sourdough toast in my photo today but sometimes a little of what you fancy is better than denying yourself and craving it. .
And yes,  I did put butter on the toast too as eating some healthy fats will satisfy and help you feel fuller longer.
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However lets call this brunch as I waited 16 hours from my last meal of yesterday to 10am today to eat.
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This is my intermittent fasting regime where I wait 16-18 hours between dinner and breakfast. I then squeeze the only other meal of the day into a small window of time before 6pm again. .
This is my easy to do solution to an ongoing lifestyle weight maintenance ( NOT diet) when I know I am going to need to be feeling and looking my best.
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And this is how I help my clients when they want to lose weight and have been historically unsuccessful over the years with yo-yo dieting.
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Its not calorie restrictive, however it is restrictive on cutting out all sugar, white simple carbs like potatoes, cakes, pastry, pasta, and most wheat and grains.
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There is sourdough toast in my photo today but sometimes a little of what you fancy is better than denying yourself and craving it. .
And yes, I did put butter on the toast too as eating some healthy fats will satisfy and help you feel fuller longer.
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