Author archives: Meghan Foulsham

How do Probiotics affect Sports Performance?

Probiotics, not to be confused with prebiotics, are live bio cultures that we can consume through a variety of different forms. Sometimes through food, like with kraut or kimchi, sometimes through drink, like with kefir, and sometimes through supplementation, normally taken in the form of capsules. We’re focussing on the use of probiotics in sports […]

Pre and Post-Natal Nutrition 101

Warning: this post discusses pregnancy, breastfeeding and motherhood in great detail. If this is a topic that you find to be difficult to read about, or to be particularly emotional, it may not be best to proceed with reading the piece. Disclaimer: This is not a substitute for medical advice given by your doctor. If […]

How to Form A Habit: A Resource Round Up

Forming a habit can be notoriously difficult, particularly if it involves breaking a cycle – things like stopping smoking, reducing phone time, or stopping biting your nails. Whatever habit it is that you’re trying to build or break, it requires focus and dedication. From our research and experience, it comes down to setting your intentions […]

How to Protect and Improve Your Body Image

Body image is something everyone has, whether positive, negative, or neutral. Thanks to diet culture, we as a nation become aware of our bodies from a very young age. The UK Government, specifically The Women and Equalities Committee, conducted a survey in July of 2020 to investigate this.  It was found that 61% of adults […]

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 […]