Healthy Eating for the Whole Family this Summer

Healthy Eating for the Whole Family this Summer

School's out for summer, and that means children are more likely to eat sugary foods than usual. Here are some of our favourite recipes to ensure the whole family is eating healthily this summer.

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Save time and money with meal preparation

Save time and money with meal preparation

Christmas is over and the new year is here, and you’ve decided that after this past period of overindulging, you’re going to get back on track. The majority of us are walking into January with fitness goals, gym memberships and healthy recipe books. But the motivation may soon fade, so how can you ensure you […]

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Is Intermittent Fasting for you?

Is Intermittent Fasting for you?

What is intermittent fasting? First of all, intermittent fasting (IF) is NOT a diet, it’s a term given to an eating pattern that cycles between periods of fasting and eating. It’s a way of scheduling your meals so that you get the most out of them. Intermittent fasting does not say anything about which foods […]

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Why should we be drinking more water?

Why should we be drinking more water?

You keep it in the bottle next to your desk and take it with you to the gym. It’s cool and refreshing, but common and old-school. You probably don’t think much about water and although it’s not a flavourful sports drink or trendy beverage like coconut water, H2O still packs a little punch of magic. […]

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Overindulging

Overindulging

Christmas stuffing! How much can you eat before that stomach-straining, nausea-inducing feeling strikes? We’ve all experienced that feeling which invariably presents itself sometime after Christmas Dinner or on Boxing Day when you meet with the in-laws for leftovers. Suddenly you’re feeling as stuffed as the Turkey itself!

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MOOD FOOD – How to fight SAD naturally with nutrition?

MOOD FOOD – How to fight SAD naturally with nutrition?

Can you eat your way to a better state of mind? Make certain changes to your diet to help with SAD! What is SAD? Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that comes and goes in a seasonal pattern. It is sometimes known as ‘winter depression’ because the symptoms are more apparent and […]

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Calorie counting vs macros counting – which one wins?

The most common form of dieting has long been calorie counting. However, the practice of counting macros, primarily used by bodybuilders and competition circles, has come more to the forefront. If you’re just starting out on your health, nutrition and fitness journey, deciding whether you should count calories, macros or anything at all can be […]

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Protein – how much is too much?

High-protein, low carb diets for weight loss are the hottest topic today and every food marketer appears to want a piece of the protein pie. Body builders are snatching, grabbing and gulping down protein shakes. Dieters are chomping down on protein bars and gobbling up meal replacement shakes in hopes of quick weight loss. We […]

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For #WorldDiabetesDay2017

World Diabetes Day falls on 14th November every year, a significant date in the Diabetes calendar, marking the birthday of the man who co-discovered insulin, Frederick Banting. How is World Diabetes Day celebrated? World Diabetes Day is a truly global event that is celebrated throughout the world in over 160 different countries. It’s a day […]

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SUGAR AWARENESS – EAT SMART!

Last week (30th October – 5th November) marked this year’s Sugar Awareness Week. It provided an opportunity to reflect on the progress made and highlight the next actions that must be taken to tackle obesity. Excessive sugar consumption is fuelling the obesity epidemic. In the UK and across the Globe, individuals are consuming too much […]

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