Your healthy lifestyle and well being tips
I’m on a mission to help you understand how to live a healthier, happier and more active life. Whether you’re looking to lose weight or simply want a healthier lifestyle, Jane Plan can help.
We all love a good picnic whether you are at the beach with the family, watching the kids/grand kids Sports Day or taking a hike. Picnics tend to be very social events, so this week we are going to give you some Top Tips on how to stay healthy during the picnic season
Kitchen Exercise Routine
Ever heard that abs are made in the kitchen?! We have taken the term very literally and formed an easy, cheap, fun (ish) work out scheme for ameteurs. They can be preformed whilst your dinner is in the microwave! Turn your kitchen into a micro-gym with these six moves.
Why is soup the BEST?
We investigate why we crave heartier food in the winter, why soup can satisfy cravings and how to make our favourite carrot and coriander soup!
Omega 3 - and why you NEED it
Behold the mighty Omega 3, the gift we never knew we needed. It nourishes the whole of your body for the entirety of your life. Without it, we just don’t work quite as well. So, what exactly is Omega 3, and what does it do?
Outstanding Veg Lasagne
To kick off our Meat Free Monday campaign our resident veggie Clementine has shared her ultimate vegetarian lasagne. It is out of this world.
Are You Drinking Enough Water?
Did you know that by the time you feel thirsty you are already dehydrated? Follow these top tips to stay hydrated and healthy.
How To Be a Wellness Warrior
Keeping your health and wellness in check can feel like a full-time job, our bodies are high maintenance!
Herby Chicken Souvlaki with Tahini Dressing
100 calories per skewer!
Roasted Veg Salad with Halloumi
300 calories per serving!
Not Seeing Results at the Gym?
Our friends at Neat Nutrition have provided us with some reasons as to why our workouts might not be as successful as you hope...
Why Getting Outside is So Good for Your Health
Our friends at Neat Nutrition have given us even more reasons to get outside this summer!
‘Free’ yourself from sugar
Sugar, sugar, sugar … this is all we hear on the news these days, but do we really know the difference between ‘free’ and ‘natural’ sugar?
10 Tips On How to Lose Belly Fat
Do you carry weight around your waist? If you do then It's a really good idea to make some changes to your lifestyle to reduce it.
Black Bean Salad with Roasted Tomato and Squash
We've adapted and tried a recipe from our favourite chef Anna Jones which makes for a delicious autumn Salad! 350 calories per serving!
Decadent Butternut Squash Risotto
This Butternut Squash Risotto recipe, provided by on of our nutritionists Katy, is perfect for a large group of hungry people this time of year!
Tofu in Breadcrumbs Recipe
Our resident vegetarian Clementine has shared her favourite Tofu recipe. Tofu is full of plant based protein and vitamins and this meal makes for a light, healthy dinner.
Neat Nutrition's Tips For Staying Active on Holiday
Holidays can present the biggest hurdle in a healthy lifestyle plan. It is hard to to keep active in the sun, especially when you know you deserve a rest. Our friends at Neat Nutrition have supplied us with some easy ways to keep yourself moving on holiday.
Five Top Tips to Feeling Beach Confident this Summer
No matter what shape or size you are it's important you feel confident in the sun this Summer. Here is our ultimate guide to picking the perfect swimsuit to show off your fabulous shape.
Lentil & Butternut Squash Soup
Warming, hearty & full of antioxidants, this recipe is perfect for cold winter evenings.
Thinking About Following a Vegan Diet?
A huge concern for many when considering a plant-based diet is whether it is balanced and nutritionally sound. The good news is YES!
Do Low-Fat Diets Work?
For a long time fats have had a bad rep, we were told to cut them out and follow a low-fat diet, switching to low-fat/fat free foods to improve health, but has it done that?
The Truth About Low-Carbohydrate Diets
Just like fat, carbohydrates have had quite a rough time in recent years, being deemed the enemy, low-carb and no carb diets have become a “trend”.
How to Cut Sugar Out of Your Diet
Is your sugar addiction getting in the way of your diet success? We've put together some great tips to help you cut it out of your diet for good!
The Golden Rules of Makeup When You're Older by Tricia Cusden at Look Fabulous Forever!
I started Look Fabulous Forever in 2013 because I was frustrated by how hard it was to find makeup that worked on my 65 year old face. So here are my “golden rules” to help you look as fabulous as possible!
Top Four Seasonal Foods to Include in Your Diet Plan
Here are the top four seasonal foods to include in your healthy diet plan this summer.
4 Ways to Stay Realistic About Your Weight Loss Journey
Four top tips to ensure a healthy eating diet plan, positive attitude and realistic goals this summer.
Benefits of Including Berries in Your Diet Plan
Discover the amazing health benefits of berries and why they're a key fruit to include in your diet plan this summer.
Top Seven Healthy Snack Ideas
Seven simple ways to make sure you're including the right healthy snacks in your diet plan.
5 Reasons to Stay Hydrated in Your Healthy Eating Routine
Drinking water has huge health benefits. At Jane Plan we can outline many more tips to successful weight loss through a healthy diet plan delivered to your door.
Avoiding Diet Downfalls
Follow Jane's simple top tips to help you make savvy and sensible diet plan choices. Bye bye diet downfalls!
5 Simple Ways to Get that Body Moving and Lose Weight!
Looking for some simple steps to boost your activity levels and set that healthy diet plan in motion? Look no further!
Seize the Moment and Embrace a Healthier You!
We say today is the day to have a fresh start and look at your diet plan with a clean slate.
Focus on Goals in Your Diet Plan, Like Your Dream Outfit!
Having a goal weight or a dream dress or suit can be such a boost to a new healthy eating routine. Stick with it... the results are on the way!
Diabetes, Weight Loss and Your Diet Plan
Diabetes affects 1 in 17 people, equating to approximately 3.2 million people in the UK alone.
The Power of Positive Thinking!
We think it’s really important to focus on positivity and its power to uplift and influence our state of mind.
Winter Warming Spicy Swede and Pumpkin Soup
Delicious, warming and... easy!
The Benefits of Blueberries in Your Diet Plan
Blueberries are small blue (sometimes purple!), sweet and succulent nutrition powerhouses! Add them to your meals and enjoy a real nutritional boost!
Find a Weight Loss Buddy to Boost Your Diet Plan
Dieting with a friend or family member can help you stay on track to lose weight
Think Yourself Happy in 5 Simple Steps!
This 2016, we think that you should put as much energy into minding your mental health as you do for your diet and fitness.
Diets don’t work- the diet plan great debate
Diet food is something almost everybody will have faced at one point in their life. In fact, 70% of females and 30% of males have dieted.
Make sure coconuts feature in your diet plan
It may come as a surprise, but coconut milk can be a great addition to our diet
Cheat days don't work when you’re trying to lose weight
We deliver healthy meals to your door so you can wave goodbye to cheat days. Here at Jane Plan we make incorporating a healthy diet plan much easier.
3 simple tips to lose weight
Don't wait to start your diet plan - embrace a healthier you!
Save your skin & your pennies this season
Try some of our home-made mask ideas this Winter.
Eating healthily in your 30's
Follow our advice to take care of yourself during this busy decade
Get a flat tummy fast
Having a toned flat stomach is something that many of us want isn't it?
Is Wine O'Clock part of your daily routine?
Whether you've had a stressful day at work or from looking after the children, the first thing you want to do when you get some me time is unwind and relax.
Excuses, Excuses, Excuses!
What’s stopping you starting your Diet Plan?
Beat the post-holiday bulge!
It is very important to take some time to relax and unwind, but what about when you come home and you start craving all the unhealthy foods you have been enjoying on your holiday?
Eating healthily in your 60's and beyond
For ladies in their 60’s it’s a great time to take stock of your health and take steps to continue leading a healthy life
The perfect summer weight loss salad!
Our Spicy Green Papaya Salad is perfect for when the sun shines. Even better news, it won't pile on those extra calories keeping your diet plan on course.
How the timing of when you eat affects your healthy diet plan
Here are some top tips to keep in mind when scheduling your meals on your healthy diet plan.
Healthy eating tips for new mums
Eating healthily can be quite a feat with a new baby to look after right? Follow our quick tips to boost your diet plan and have your family eating better in no time!
Why 1200 calorie diet plans lead to successful and healthy weight loss
We’re constantly bombarded with messages from the media about which diet plan is the most effective way to lose weight.
Is emotional eating disrupting your weight loss?
Don’t get caught out by a negative cycle of thinking. Recognise the warning signs of comfort eating to maximise a healthy diet plan.
How to choose the right diet plan for you!
Starting a diet can be a big commitment so it's important to choose the best diet plan for you and with so many diet plans to choose from, it's easy to become a little confused and overwhelmed.
Will a vegetarian diet help me lose weight?
To be a veggie or to not be a veggie, that is the question?!
Eating healthily in your 50's
Follow our advice to stay fit and fabulous in your 50’s.
The perfect low calorie diet friendly meal!
If you want a dish that's really tasty and can be included in a summer picnic or as an accompaniment to a BBQ - look no further, we've got the perfect recipe!
Tips to lose weight during and post-menopause
Hormone changes throughout menopause make it increasingly common for menopausal and post-menopausal women to gain weight. We hope that these simple and easy to follow tips, will help manage these changes in your body.
What counts as your 5 a day?
We hear over and over again that eating our 5 A Day intake of fruit and vegetables is important for our nutrition, reducing health risks and maintaining a stable diet. The tricky part can be knowing what to choose - here are Jane's top tips!
Jane Plan’s tips to creating the ultimate running playlist
Listening to the right kind of music while running can keep you going for 20% longer and burn more calories, according to a study by London’s Brunel University.
Uh oh - are you a weekend treater?
You eat carefully in the week, but when it comes to the weekend its a different story. Try our simple tips to keep your diet on track 7 days a week!
Fitness tips for new mums
Getting fit and active is a fantastic way to cope with stress, improve relaxation and help your body to recover after childbirth. Here’s how to get started...
PCOS, weight gain and your diet
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a health problem that can affect a woman's menstrual health, hormones, heart, blood vessels, fertility and weight.
Top tips for avoiding portion distortion in your diet plan
Over the past few years, portion sizes have grown larger and larger, which means most of us are eating more than we need in our regular diet.
Banish pesky diet cravings with these top 10 tips
Some of the best advice on getting the most our of your diet plan comes from guess where?...From you Jane Planners!
8 simple tips to improve sleep and your diet plan
Finding it harder and harder to get up these mornings? Don’t worry, you’re not alone!
Pea and mint soup - a diet plan favourite!
Worried about calories, weight loss, your diet and how to get delicious veggies into meals? Look no further...
8 reasons to start a Jane Plan food diary
You might not realise it but keeping a food diary can greatly improve the success of a long term diet plan.
TV and weight friendly snacking!
Sofa snacking that won't ruin your diet plan!
Eating healthily in your 40's
Many women in their 40's find time for themselves again, so follow our advice to improve your health and make sure you're getting the right nutrients
With winter well and truly here, porridge is the perfect diet breakfast!
Detox your home and help weight loss!
Remember – out of sight, out of mind!
Your root to diet plan goodness!
Around this time of year root vegetables are in their prime, plus they are full of health giving nutrients!
Get fit, socialise and lose weight!
Taking up an activity could be just the thing to bring new friends into our life and shift those extra pounds too...
Low calorie apple desert
Apple & cinnamon cake in a cup, less than 200 calories!
Slow Cooked Oriental Pork with Sweet Potato and Butternut Squash
Here at Jane Plan we think it's important to help to you to eat well, not only while you're on your diet plan, but after as well. This recipe is perfectly balanced to ensure you can get the most from what you eat.
Diet friendly lunch tips!
Take control and make conscious choices about what you eat at lunchtime. Trust us, your waistline will thank you for it.
Diet tips for eating Greek
Looking for the best healthy eating tips when eating out at a Greek restaurant? Look no further..
Tone up that tush!
For a toned and honed butt (girls and guys) you need to get working on it now!
Make your diet plan ‘plant-strong’
Boost your fruit 'n' veg intake to increase your chances of successful weight loss!
Calories really count in your diet plan
How to lose weight the easy way by following our diet plans.
Turn your mid-morning snack into a delicious dessert!
Suggested by Janet, one of our Jane Planners.
How to Manage your New Year Resolutions
Are you struggling to keep your goals in mind? Have January blues already set in?
Do you have no New Years resolutions?
We want to help YOU brainstorm your New Year's resolutions!
Everybody needs a LBD this Winter
Whether you are dressing up or dressing down this Winter, we are here to help guide you in picking the perfect LBD.
Healthy swaps to make this festive season
'Tis the season to be tempted. As the cold weather intensifies and holiday parties line up it is hard to stay away from your favourite winter warmers. We've thought of a few little swaps you can make to ensure you aren't feeling guilty until the New Year!
Shimmering hair & glowing skin for the Festive season
Our top tips on how to increase Christmas favourites in the diet this season for shimmering results
Top tips from successful Jane Planner Katie
Katie's advice on how to lose weight the easy way
Tune into your food and avoid ‘unconscious eating’.
Try not to drink your calories this Christmas
Christmas is always a difficult time to stick to your plan, so we are here to provide some delicious low calorie drink recipes
Top tips from successful Jane Planner Tasha
Tasha Frampton shares her advice on how to commit to your diet plan, and stick to it!
5 ways to cope with pre-Christmas stress
How to reduce the inevitable Christmas pressure that is no doubt mounting.
Snacking doesn't have to be a no-no when on a diet plan!
Too busy to fit exercise in your Diet Plan?
Wrong answer! We're not taking that excuse any longer Jane Planners. Try these time saving tips to get active and help your weight loss goals!
Diet Plan Friendly Leftovers
Use up those leftovers with this fresh and healthy Asian Turkey and Rice Noodle Salad recipe...
Christmas Party Makeup by Tricia Cusden at Look Fabulous Forever
Christmas party makeup is often more dramatic than everyday makeup, but don't be afraid to try out some new products. Used correctly, darker tones and more glitzy looks can enhance your natural beauty, compliment your outfit, and impress fellow party-goers!
Add in vegetables to a busy schedule with some super side slaw!
Suggested by Simon, one of our Jane Planners.
10 tips to get you beach body fabulous!
Summer has officially started! It’s the season for lazy days in the garden, relaxing holidays and sunbathing. With the shops full of bikinis, kaftans and beach bags, we're quickly reminded that now is the time to bare some flesh. Don't fear, here are some Jane Plan top tips!
Eating healthily in your 20's
Eating healthily may not be so high on your priorities, but we’ll tell you why it should be and how to do it
5 simple ways to stick to your healthy diet plan at a BBQ
Our brilliant guest Nutritionist, Colleen Campbell, reveals her top five barbecue tips that can be incorporated into any healthy diet plan.
Calorie Conscious Canapés
Struggling to stick to your diet around all the tempting drinks party treats? Try some of our canapé ideas to keep that diet plan on track!
This year, the team at Jane Plan HQ decided to challenge themselves by going sugar-free. Brave right?
Need some motivation to kick start your weight loss?
Follow our top weight loss tips to 'ease', rather than squeeze, into your favourite clothes.
Staying slim on your holiday
Our guest nutritionist Colleen Campbell has a few tips for how to avoid sabotaging your diet!
Canapés, cocktails and cake can make Christmas parties seem a major dieting dilemma! Here are five top tips for resisting temptation...