Carbohydrates have received a pretty bad rep over the years. They are often the first things which are shunned at the start of a diet overhaul. This is often regardless of whether your goal is to lose weight or to simply eat a little ‘better’. A quick online review confirms this, as after searching for […]
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What are ultra-processed foods? “Processed food” is a term that is thrown around a lot in everyday life – in the media, by the government, by friends and family – pretty much anyone you speak with will have a perception of processed foods. But this perception is not always correct. Technically speaking, the majority of […]
This meal brings an explosion of flavour with natural sweetness and a warm chilli flavour. Tofu provides an excellent source of plant based protein and is a great alternative to a take away.
January is notoriously associated with New Year’s resolutions, and with that comes the pledges to lose weight. This can be hard to do at the best of times, let alone when you’re confined to your house or flat, and only permitted one hour of outdoor activity a day. Luckily, we’ve got the tips you need to get back on track after the holidays.
Nutrition plays a central role in optimal health, immunity, performance and overall well-being. Our diet can be broken down simply into being made up of macronutrients and micronutrients. The amount of macronutrients one needs varies greatly from person to person and understanding what your own body needs is the key to finally hitting your goals.
National Stress Awareness Day Without a doubt, almost everyone has experienced some level of stress this year, and with the second lockdown set to begin tomorrow, it’s likely that on some level, this will continue.
Kale is one of the most nutrient-dense foods available to us and is versatile too! Did you know per calorie, kale has more iron than red meat and more calcium than milk? Swap out your regular leafy salad and enjoy this fresh zingy juice.
What is fibre? Dietary fibre is a type of carbohydrate, sometimes known as roughage and refers to the indigestible parts of plant-based foods. Unlike other carbs such as sugars and starch, fibre is not digested and broken down into digestible sugar molecules in the small intestine. As dietary fibre is not digested in the small […]
Dinner tonight, lunch tomorrow. Rosemary and garlic roasted chicken breast, roasted courgette, Tenderstem broccoli and diced sweet potato served with a tarragon and black garlic pesto. (Serves 2) SALAD INGREDIENTS 240g chicken breast (raw weight) 2 sprigs Rosemary 3 cloves garlic 2 tbsp olive oil 150g sliced courgette 150g tenderstem broccoli 100g spinach 250g sweet […]
After an indulgent Christmas and perhaps some half-hearted efforts to get yourself ‘back on track’ in the new year, drive and determination may be dwindling. It’s at this point, you may consider either throwing in the towel or searching for a shortcut to get you where you want to be. Coincidently, at this time of […]