In this blog, we will highlight the discussion around artificial sweeteners such as aspartame which, due to emerging research, is extremely popular at the moment. What are artificial sweeteners? Artificial sweeteners are synthetic sugar substitutes that provide sweetness without the added calories of traditional sugar. They are intensely sweet (over 200 times sweeter than sugar), […]
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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 […]
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 […]
B vitamins ‘Up close’
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.
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 […]