Archive For The “Diet” Category

The Hidden Danger in Your Food

Are you one of those people that grabs for the salt server every time you sit down to eat? Well, next time you’re reaching your hand toward that salt container, stop and think about the damage that added salt is doing to your body. It’s a well known fact that a large proportion of our […]

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Why Low Fat Foods are Making You Fat

You’re standing in the supermarket looking at the different foods, on one shelf you see the normal foods and next to them you see the low calories, low fat variety. Which ones do you choose? After a couple of minutes you reach for the low calories, low fat foods because they are better for you […]

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Top Tips to Survive the Easter Holidays

The Easter holidays are almost here. This is the time when the Cadburys cream eggs and the giant chocolate Easter eggs come out, and how can you resist them and not be tempted into stuffing your face? You need to balance the situation so you can allow yourself one or two treats but not three […]

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Great Fat Burning Recipe

As last week’s post was about nuts I thought I’d do the kind thing and provide you with a yummy recipe your whole family can enjoy which show you the versatility of nuts within your diet. This recipe is delicious, very healthy and packs a protein punch. Oven Baked Walnut Crusted Salmon Serves 4. Ingredients […]

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Health Benefits of Nuts

Nuts are the perfect snack food, but only eaten in moderation. They contain so many health benefits that help prevent diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Most people think that a peanut is a nut but it’s actually a legume, the same as a bean or kidney bean. These are edible seeds that that grow in […]

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Do You Have a Healthy Heart?

In the UK, heart disease is the biggest cause of death for women. It’s three times more lethal than breast cancer and kills over 8.6 million women each year. That is way over the entire population of London, every single YEAR! There are certain elements that contribute to heart disease: Processed foods – foods that […]

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Use Food to Help Lift Your Mood

It seems a common misconception that junk food can actually lift your mood; make you feel better and bring you comfort. What a load of crap! Junk food cannot help you ‘feel better’, it can temporarily raise your sugar level, spike your insulin, leptin and ghrelin levels which will leave your body low, hungry and […]

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You Only Get Out What You Put In!

At the start of the New Year, so many of us make resolutions or promises to ourselves to eat healthier, lose weight, get fitter and so on. However, it’s sad but true, but by the 20th January a staggering 70% of people will have failed or given up on these resolutions. But why? One of […]

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Sticking to Your New Years Resolutions?

It’s this time of year when many people start wavering on their healthy eating resolutions. But whilst the excitement of the new year may be starting to fade away, that’s no reason not to stay excited about the rest of the year, and what you will achieve if you continue (or restart!) your good nutrition […]

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What Are Your Plans for 2014?

How’s 2014 going for you so far? Did you set some goals/plans for 2014? I wanted to remind about something I wrote a few weeks ago as it’s so important! This is a great time of year to reflect on the past 12 months and decide what worked and what didn’t. What you want to […]

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