Author Archives: Meghan Foulsham

How To Stop Food Cravings When On A Diet

Food is primarily a fuel for your body, but it has become so much more than that. It’s a celebratory meal for your best friend’s birthday, a ‘thank you’ to your neighbour for cat-sitting while you were away, an ‘I’m thinking of you’ to a loved one who is grieving. Food serves a much greater […]

Should Calorie Count be Shown on Menus?

The government has formally announced that restaurants with more than 250 employees are now be required to display the calorie content of each meal on their menu in an attempt to tackle obesity. As with most government legislation, this has been met with a dichotomy of views, but arguably a flare-up of passion too. For […]

How to Make a Meal Plan Based on Macros

Nutrition can be a daunting area to approach for the first time, and often, Google and the internet, in general, is full of contradiction and misinformation. It’s important to choose where you receive your research and information wisely and from credible sources (not just someone with a lot of Instagram followers!). Before determining your macro […]

What To Look For In A Meal Prep Service

Meal prep can be hugely time-consuming, and let’s face it, a bit of an inconvenience at the weekends or in your evenings. It’s only natural that we look for a nice simple solution that saves our precious free time. With the demand for meal prep increasing in popularity, there are now a plethora of options […]

How to Start a Plant-Based Diet

Plant-based diets are becoming ever more popular thanks to increasing awareness of the impact of meat, fish and dairy-heavy diets on the environment and our health. However, ‘plant-based’ as a term, while many think just means ‘vegan’ is, in reality, plant-based diets exist as more of a spectrum. What is a plant-based diet? Although often […]

How Does the Cost of Food Affect Diet?

Covid has brought an overwhelming number of global changes over the past 18 months, with one of the perhaps overlooked fallouts being food cost and subsequently, how the cost of food affects diet. Food prices increased by 0.6% between December 2020 and January 2021 – this compares with a fall of 0.2% in the previous […]

How to Eat Healthy Every Day

At Fresh Fitness Food, we love to help our clients meet their goals by providing them with healthy food that they love, but what clients sometimes seem to struggle with, is knowing how to eat healthy food DAILY. Sometimes it’s knowing what types of food to eat and in what proportions, other times it’s dealing […]

5 Tips for Building a Workout Routine Post-Lockdown

Gyms are finally back open and we couldn’t be happier! For many, this means access to heavier and more varied weights, resistance and cardio machines and generally a bit more space to move around in.  Now that equipment, or lack thereof, is no longer an issue, the next step is to ensure you’re making the […]

How to Stay On Track This Pub Season

We aren’t here to tell you to turn down all your social invitations just for the sake of your goals. We’ve all been waiting for this summer for long enough, we should feel free to go out and enjoy it! However, if fat loss is your goal, it’s important that you are mindful of your […]

Understanding Diet and Cholesterol

What is cholesterol? Cholesterol, like many food-related molecules, has previously been given a bad rap. Whilst there are ‘good’ and ‘bad’ types of cholesterol, cholesterol remains an essential molecule in the body, composing the cell membrane and maintaining its structural integrity, as well as being the precursor for steroid hormones, such as progesterone, testosterone, estradiol […]