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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Navigating the complex and transformative journey of menopause is a milestone that every woman eventually faces. While this natural transition brings with it a variety of physical and emotional changes, one powerful tool that often goes overlooked is the role of diet and nutrition. Just as our bodies evolve over time, so do our nutritional […]
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 […]
Fat loss is a common goal for many people, and with so much information available online, it can be extremely challenging to know what to believe. Unfortunately, a lot of the widely circulated ideas about losing weight are based on myths rather than facts. These myths can be harmful because they may not only advocate […]
Having a little something sweet to ‘finish off a meal’ is an all too familiar feeling for many – myself included! Is there any science behind why you crave sugar after a meal, we hear you ask. Although the exact mechanisms of why we crave certain foods are still largely unknown. There are lots of reasons […]
Personalised nutrition is at the heart of what we do. We believe nutrition is the foundation for a life of health and wellness, as well as playing an integral role in the achievement of health, wellbeing and fitness goals. Whether that’s having more energy, clearer skin, building muscle or losing weight, nutrition is a key […]
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 […]
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.
Malnourishment – It’s not just in third world countries The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a range of ‘health problems’ to light in the UK government, with those who are overweight or obese being at higher risk of fatalities related to COVID-19. This is being reflected in new actions and strategies to tackle obesity throughout the […]
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.