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www.networkshe.com65Le MenuMake mine a crystal!The application of these Swarovski crystals adds the bling factor to anyone's nails. These little sparklers are currently the Ferrari of nail decoration within the beauty industry. Delicately hand- applied to the nails by a professional, they can last up to 3 weeks, prices can vary anything from £50 - £120 depending on the location, amount of crystals applied and the beauty specialists experience.Can I serve you some caviar? Ciaté's caviar manicures give the nail an innovative 3-dimensional, fashionable alternative to standard nail varnish application. Colour matched miniature spheres are applied on the varnish to complete this unique and funky look proving popular with celebs. The expected longevity of this application is 2 days, but the effect is dramatically different. The colours currently available include: Mother of Pearl, Black Pearl & Rainbow. For a funky and patriotic look there is an additional 4th to this collection, the new 'Britannia' Caviar (Flag colours - red, white and blue). You can purchase the product kit on line via the Ciaté web page or in store at Selfridges for only £18.00. For desert, I'll have the goldFor magnetising mirrored metallic, look no further than Minx. These none evasive nail applications have been designed and worn by top celebs such as Beyoncé, Katy Perry, Rihanna and Kim Kardashian. Minx nails can give the nail a shine design second to none, whether holographic or plain, Minx can match your style with their designs to create your own sensational starlet look.Professional application is advisable for best results; this service will cost £33.00 (including the manicure service) although prices vary for general application. The application can last up to 2 weeks and considerably longer on toes.Bon appetit xEnjoy Luxurious Accommodation in North WalesSt Georges Hotel was built as the first luxury hotel in Llandudno, a tradition that continues today. In 2006 St Georges Hotel in Llandudno underwent a £4 million refurbishment, a difficult task that involved a full public area and bedroom regeneration.The one vision that needed to be achieved from the refurbishment was to make St Georges Hotel the finest and most luxurious 4 star hotel in Llandudno.Splendid facilities and elegant décor can be seen in all 76 bedrooms with spectacular coastal views from the Sea view rooms and ultimate comfort in the Premier Suites which have their own separate lounges and luxurious bathrooms with separate shower.All rooms have access to a high speed internet connection; there is also Wi-Fi available in public areas free of charge to all guests of the hotel. The St. Georges Hotel is an ideal base for visiting the Castles of Conwy, Caernarfon and Criccieth; beautiful Snowdonia; Anglesey; National Trust Properties or just relaxing in the Victorian town.The prize includes dinner, bed and breakfast for two people and it could be yours.Simply answer the following question; In what year did the St Georges Hotel undergo a major refurbishment?Send entries to St Georges Hotel, Network She, LL30 9BLOr email answers to magazine@networkshe.co.ukClosing date or entries is Friday 22nd FebruaryFor full terms and conditions go to www.networkshe.co.ukWin an overnight stayALL THAT GLITTERS

66Network She I Autumn/Winter 2012Nowadays we read so much about healthy eating, what we should and shouldn't be eating, that the simple messages often get lost amongst the latest food fads. Healthy eating should be less about depriving yourself and more about focussing on what you can include to help you feel great, feel energised, improve your health and ultimately live longer.The key to healthy eating is having a variety of foods in the right balance for your energy needs. By looking at the five different food groups, you can consider some simple changes to move you towards eating healthy and being healthy.One of the most important changes that you can make is to achieve your '5 a day' for fruit and vegetables. Plan ahead to meet this goal; perhaps include some chopped fruit on your cereal, have a side salad at lunchtime or chop up some carrots and cucumber and dip into a tasty low fat salsa. A good measure is looking at the colour of your shopping basket and your plate! By including a variety of brightly coloured fruits and vegetables you will achieve a better intake of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. All of these help to reduce risk of heart disease, stroke and some cancers. Challenge yourself to introduce a new colour to your plate; autumn/winter is a great time for butternut squash, pumpkin and pears.mean that you take in less total fat and less saturated fat. Foods such as dried apricots, spinach, tinned fish and tofu are also good calcium providers. Lean meat protein sources, provide iron, B12 and zinc, as well as help to keep your hunger satisfied. Beans, pulses and lentils also provide a healthy protein intake, as well as count towards your '5 a day'. You should aim to include two portions of fish per week, including one oily (mackerel, kippers, trout, fresh tuna, salmon). Oily fish provides the healthy omega-3 fats which reduce the risk of heart disease and promote healthy development of babies. Most of us in the UK eat too much fat and sugar, so consider swaps that you can make that will not only reduce these, but at the same time improve your overall balance. Replace some of your sugary snacks with fruit or a low fat/sugar yoghurt and don't forget those sugary snacks that you might nibble at work but forget about by the time you get home. Looking at labels is a quick way to guide you towards the healthier choice.By considering a few top tips for healthy eating and tweaking them to suit your lifestyle, you can achieve a healthier diet, whilst still enjoying what you eat.Famous FIVEEllie Grove tells us how to achieve a healthy diet, whilst still enjoying what you eatA good measure is looking at the colour of your shopping basket and your plate!Carbohydrates are our energy providers, supplying essential fuel to body and brain. Despite what you might think, carbohydrates are not fattening and only provide 4 calories per gram (each gram of fat provides 9 calories). By including wholegrain varieties you should feel fuller for longer as well as getting a boost of B vitamins, minerals such as magnesium and iron, and more of those protective antioxidants. Look for the wholegrain label on cereals and try mixed grain seeded breads.Calcium is important for the strength of our bones, and especially for women reaching the menopause, to help protect bone density. Choosing low fat dairy products won't compromise the calcium content but will