Author Archives: Meghan Foulsham

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 […]

Should Calorie Count be Shown on Menus?

The government has formally announced that restaurants with more than 250 employees will 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 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 […]

Improving Your Relationship With Food

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 […]

What to Eat For Skin Health

Skin. It’s your largest and most visible organ and something that a lot of people are self-conscious about. Whether it’s a small blemish, wrinkles, acne or anything else, at some point, everyone has felt wary of something skin-related. There are many different types of skin; normal, oily, sensitive, dry and combination, and while genetics are […]

IWD 21: How to Eat, Think and Move Around Your Cycle

Menstruation is a weird thing. It is experienced by so many, yet affects everyone differently. For some, it’s just a minor inconvenience for a few days each month, for others, it’s an overwhelming, overbearing, and downright painful experience. Some can go about their menstruating days without a second thought, others are left unable to move […]