Many people who value a healthy lifestyle will also include alcohol but ideally they will also be looking at how they can ensure they’re “drinking smart” over the festive period. However, all too often, cosy evenings in are accompanied by a “relaxing” glass of wine and social nights out wouldn’t be complete without indulging in […]
You’ve embarked on a healthy eating plan and you’re consumed with guilt because you’re out with friends and haven’t managed to overcome the temptation of a delicious dessert or late night take out. Is it ok to have a cheat day or even just a cheat meal?
With the rise of vegan diets, protein is a hot topic in the health and nutrition press. Whether it’s a focus on how to avoid it or conversely how to ensure even more or indeed whether you should or shouldn’t be avoiding it, many find themselves on a rollercoaster of changing opinions and it’s easy to see how protein myths can embed.
It is not difficult to over-estimate the importance of proteins; we need protein for virtually every process that takes place in the body.
Numerous studies conclude that eating a rich and varied diet, that provides good nutrients, protects us from illness and disease and fundamentally, this starts with good vascular health; in other words the health and integrity of your veins and arteries which consequently impacts your heart health. However understanding exactly how eating certain foods can actually […]
It is somehow very easy to slip out of your good eating habits as soon as your out of your normal routine; think holidays, christmas or even just a weekend socialising with the family and friends, let alone a weekend away of 3 meals-a-day plus snacks in between. Why is it then so hard to […]
It’s been an incredible summer here in the UK but we’re in no doubt that we are now heading into Autumn! I, for one, love the change in seasons. No matter how much I’ve enjoyed the current season, I always find that the advent of a new season offers me a shift in focus and […]