In the realm of nutrition, protein has long been revered as a vital component for optimal health and well-being. Traditionally, the emphasis has been on meeting a certain quantity or daily requirement of protein intake, or consuming high amounts of protein for muscle building and athletic performance. However, in recent years, there has been a […]
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Easter is over for another year and we say farewell to the rows of perfectly sculpted chocolate eggs lining the supermarkets. However, that doesn’t mean we have to say goodbye to all eggs because at FFF we’re big fans of eggs, whether they’re scrambled, poached, boiled or used in baking! Eggs have gained a pretty […]
Why is energy important? Our bodies need energy to survive! We require energy to support our essential bodily functions, the growth and repair of cells and tissues, and to enable us to perform physical activity. How to get more energy from your food. In food, energy is expressed as calories. We obtain calories from three […]
Knowing how much protein to consume can be difficult. There’s a lot of conflicting evidence around protein intake, and your requirements can be affected by individual differences, such as age, sex, exercise, height and so on. As it stands, the Recommended Nutrient Intake is approximately 0.75g per kilogram of bodyweight. This translates to around 56g of protein […]
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.
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 […]