@grayshottspa Day #2 Health regime

@grayshottspa 
Day Health regime.
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Breakfast: Green smoothie combining good quality fats, protein and low blood sugar raising carbohydrates.
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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. .
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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. .
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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

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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Its the weekend and sometimes you just have to!

Its the weekend and sometimes you just have to! .
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However I only kept the bun on the burger for the purposes of this photo 
And then.... I removed it.
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If I'm going to have a carb treat with yummy thrice-cooked chips
then I would never have a 2nd loading of carbs with the burger bun. .
One portion of simple carbs (not the healthier option of complex carbs) is plenty!  Simple carbs such as bread, pastries, cakes, pasta etc give a sugar spike to your blood sugar levels giving you an energy high and then a rapid low.
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So here we have a yummy healthy home-made beefburger, ( minus bun) gherkin, slice of cheese, bacon, fried onions, salad, and home-cooked fries. 
Thank you @hungrybear.tk delish! .
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However I only kept the bun on the burger for the purposes of this photo
And then…. I removed it.
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If I’m going to have a carb treat with yummy thrice-cooked chips
then I would never have a 2nd loading of carbs with the burger bun. .
One portion of simple carbs (not the healthier option of complex carbs) is plenty! Simple carbs such as bread, pastries, cakes, pasta etc give a sugar spike to your blood sugar levels giving you an energy high and then a rapid low.
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So here we have a yummy healthy home-made beefburger, ( minus bun) gherkin, slice of cheese, bacon, fried onions, salad, and home-cooked fries.
Thank you @hungrybear.tk delish! .
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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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Super healthy low carb and protein lunch

Super healthy low carb and protein lunch.
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Salmon sashimi= protein + Omega 3 fish oils.
Pickled fermented ginger = Ginger is anti-inflammatory. Also fermented ginger is a probiotic in the same way as sauerkraut for good gut health .
Edamame beans = healthy fibre, antioxidants and Vit K.
Seaweed ( wakame) salad = magnesium , iodine, calcium, iron, vits A, C, E, K, B2, folate.
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Salmon sashimi= protein + Omega 3 fish oils.
Pickled fermented ginger = Ginger is anti-inflammatory. Also fermented ginger is a probiotic in the same way as sauerkraut for good gut health .
Edamame beans = healthy fibre, antioxidants and Vit K.
Seaweed ( wakame) salad = magnesium , iodine, calcium, iron, vits A, C, E, K, B2, folate.
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My perfect yummy breakfast

My perfect yummy breakfast.
Eggs = protein
Free range Bacon = protein 
Avocado = good fat 
Sweet potato fries = complex carbs .
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Eggs = protein
Free range Bacon = protein
Avocado = good fat
Sweet potato fries = complex carbs .
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If you wait patiently enough all good things will eventually come to you

If you wait patiently enough all good things will eventually come to you. .
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It's a dog's life.
When the hoomans are having yummy Sunday roast and I'm stuck under the table. .
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If I get closer to Ceril's lunch by putting my nose on her knee then maybe it could be my lucky day. .
My mummy @suesianmakeupschool is a Veggie so I dont get meatie under table treats too often. ..
Roast pork, crackling, gravy, roast potatoes, parsnips, carrots, cabbage, broccoli. Yum! .
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@bestsundaydinner
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It’s a dog’s life.
When the hoomans are having yummy Sunday roast and I’m stuck under the table. .
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If I get closer to Ceril’s lunch by putting my nose on her knee then maybe it could be my lucky day. .
My mummy @suesianmakeupschool is a Veggie so I dont get meatie under table treats too often. ..
Roast pork, crackling, gravy, roast potatoes, parsnips, carrots, cabbage, broccoli. Yum! .
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@bestsundaydinner