‘I used to confuse fitness and health with being skinny’

I’m definitely a morning person. It stems from when I presented Channel 4’s The Big Breakfast and had to be awake at 3am. Now it’s built into me that being productive means an early morning, so I’m awake by 7am.

I have a probiotic, then spend 10 minutes ‘oil pulling’ [swishing oil around her mouth] to help eliminate toxins. I then body-brush and take an ice-cold shower – I feel amazing afterwards.

While I do my work emails, I’ll drink my go-to smoothie – avocado, spinach, banana, maca and flax seeds. My breakfast is usually soy-milk porridge with lots of berries and nuts.

I used to confuse fitness and health with being skinny. Now, I’ve realised exercise is the key to happiness and mental health because it makes you feel good, rather than making you look good. So I love to do exercise that I actually enjoy, like walking.


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