Category Archives: Health & Nutrition

How to Use Food to Increase Your Stamina

Sometimes you really have to dig deep and give it your all when it comes to making it through a challenging activity – whether that be a 5km, marathon, spin class or just making it up the stairs to your flat when the lift is out of order! “A number of factors contribute to success […]

How Much Protein Do I Really Need?

People often have very skewed perceptions of how much protein they actually need. It can be a bit of a minefield, especially when there is so much research out there.   Further, it is definitely one of our commonly asked questions and discussion points with our clients here at Fresh Fitness Food and so we thought […]

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 Does Junk Food Affect Your Fitness?

Human beings are remarkable. Each day people complete amazing tasks, smash goals, conquer fears, push boundaries, make life-changing discoveries or just make it through the day without falling asleep at work. This ability comes from a combination of mental and physical strength, but has a common denominator – your diet and wellbeing! Think of it […]

Paleo vs Keto – What’s the Difference?

Keto and paleo diets are two very commonly searched terms and ones we are consistently questioned about. There are some very strong opinions about both out there and so we at FFF wanted to give our take on these hot topics! Let’s start by going back to basics – what are they both and what […]

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 Much Caffeine Should You Drink a Day?

“The powers of a man’s mind are directly proportional to the quantity of coffee he drank.” Sir James MacKintosh. Caffeine is a commonly used stimulant used not only in day to day life but also as a performance-enhancing substance for certain sporting activities. Although it is a widely used and readily available substance, do users […]

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 […]

Ask A Nutritionist: Your Most Popular Questions

Our team of nutritionists are dedicated to helping clients with their nutritional and dietary questions. They are on hand to run you through any questions you may have and to help shape your plan so it is perfectly suited to you. We have pulled together some of the most recent questions we received from our […]