Category Archives: Health & Nutrition

The In’s and Out’s of the Cheat Meal

THE IN’S AND OUT’S OF THE CHEAT MEAL So, what exactly is a cheat meal? A cheat meal is most commonly viewed as a high calories meal that often incorporates foods types deemed unclean or unhealthy by the consumer. In my personal opinion there are two types of these… The standard cheat meal This is […]

THE BEST OF SNACKING – JAMIE FARRELL

JUICING AND MICRONUTRIENTS In my previous three blogs covering breakfast, lunch and dinner, I looked at providing some food for thought on just how important these meals are and their potential benefits. By giving people a varied range of knowledge, it will hopefully help guide them to better choices, as by having even a basic […]

SUGAR: GO UNREFINED

SUGAR: GO UNREFINED Sugar is a pretty hot topic in the news. We’re constantly exposed to articles and research, used to fuel an increasing number of nationwide campaigns against high sugar consumption. Refined sugar receives the greatest criticism due to its links with obesity, diabetes and increased dental cavities. We’re all partial to a sweet […]

THE BEST OF DINNER- JAMIE FARRELL

THE BEST OF DINNER- JAMIE FARRELL Whether eating late, skipping it altogether or grabbing whatever is on route home, nobody really has time for dinner anymore. Dinner is traditional for some, you would sit at the dinner table eat your food and engage in conversation allowing some time for digestion. Now seeing adults eating cereal […]

Tom Brazier: Top Ten Tips For Fat Loss

With the mass amount of information available out there, it’s easy to get lost in it all, and ultimately become totally confused by the mass fads, and unrealistic suggestions set for those wanting to drop a little extra. Thankfully we’ve called upon one of the best in the business, Team FFF Tom Brazier to share […]

NATIONAL SWEET POTATO DAY

NATIONAL SWEET POTATO DAY It’s versatile, it’s delicious and it’s packed with nutritional value. There really is no meal this vegetable can’t make. We praise you sweet potato, and today’s the day we celebrate you with ‘National Cook a Sweet Potato Day’. These naturally-sweet root vegetables possess antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and disease-fighting components, and owe their […]

THE THREE ELEMENTS OF HEALTH

THE THREE ELEMENTS OF HEALTH Research shows that there are three elements to obtaining all-round health: mind, body and social wellbeing. Mind It’s a well-known fact that physical activity has a positive effect on our mental health. Engaging in exercise stimulates the release of endorphins which promotes a positive state of mind. Not only that, […]

ADDICTED TO PROTEIN?

ADDICTED TO PROTEIN? In this day and age a person stands out at the gym if they don’t finish off their session with a protein shake. Protein is the fastest growing food supplement on the market, and companies appear to be capitalising on the mentality of gym goers by fortifying all sorts of food products […]

The Females Approach to Health

For many, their wedding day is the biggest day of their lives. Every last intricate detail has at some point been thought about by the majority of brides to be. Where will it be, who will be invited, how will you sit him next to her without a fight, what will you wear and most […]

FEMALES APPROACH TO HEALTH PART 1 OF 2 – JAMIE FARRELL

FEMALES APPROACH TO HEALTH PART 1 OF 2 – JAMIE FARRELL Eating protein won’t make you “too big”, consuming fat won’t make you fat, cardio machines alone are not the answer to your weight loss goals, directly exercising your thighs or stomach won’t spot reduce body fat in those areas, skipping meals won’t make you […]