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Staying Healthy in the Big Smoke

It can be tough to stay healthy when you live and work in a busy city like London. I know only too well how hard it is to stick with good, nutritious meals instead of grabbing a quick bite from a fast food place or takeaway point. I’ve been on a real health kick this year and have been trying my best to avoid pigging out just because it’s quicker than cooking. There are loads of ways to save time and maintain a balanced diet, so I thought I’d share a few of my favourites with you. If you need to make quick meals at home, you should definitely invest in a microwave. I know a lot of people believe that microwave food is automatically unhealthy, but it really doesn’t have to be. I cook myself a big batch of something delicious at the weekend (lean mince chilli, or vegetable-packed Bolognese), then freeze it into smaller portions to heat up through the week. A good tip is to freeze your food into larger, shallow dishes …