Nutrition

  • Will eating late make you overweight?

    Will eating late make you overweight?

    15 July 2020

    It’s often been said that losing weight means not eating too late, but some experts have said it’s total calories overall that matters. Is it OK to eat late in the evening? Nutritionist Angela Dowden reports. If you Google ‘does…

  • The benefits of caffeine for your work out

    The benefits of caffeine for your work out

    10 July 2020

    Whatever your chosen form of exercise, caffeine can help to boost your performance and help you get the most from your workout. Rob Kemp explains why. Coffee has become the workout warm-up of choice for growing numbers of cyclists, runners…

  • Eat the right food for exercise

    Eat the right food for exercise

    3 July 2020

    If you regularly work out, getting the right balance of carbs, protein, fats, vitamins and water is vital. We reveal the best foods to eat before and after exercise. Energy for exercise Carbohydrates (glucose) are the quickest and easiest form…

  • Hidden culprits in food that can cause weight gain

    Hidden culprits in food that can cause weight gain

    30 June 2020

    There are certain foods that we tend to think of as healthy or at the very least, non-fattening, but these can be foods that can actually make us gain weight. The more you know about food the more likely you…

  • Know your food portion sizes

    Know your food portion sizes

    29 June 2020

    It can be easy to underestimate the amount of calories we consume and overeat without realising it. Know what food portions you need and you’ll avoid unexpected weight gain. Even healthy foods can lead to weight gain if you eat…

  • 12 of the best foods to help balance blood sugar levels

    12 of the best foods to help balance blood sugar levels

    24 June 2020

    Dr Sarah Brewer has compiled this list of foods that balance blood sugar levels which are beneficial for anyone who wants to feel more energised and also useful for someone with type 2 diabetes.   Almonds A good source of…

  • Foods with hidden sugars

    Foods with hidden sugars

    21 June 2020

    Curb your sugar intake by getting wise to foods with hidden sugars. You may be surprised at some of the culprits on this list compiled by Dr Sarah Brewer.  Low Fat Yogurt A low fat fruit yogurt may have added…

  • How to lose weight with mindful eating

    How to lose weight with mindful eating

    11 June 2020

    Mindful eating is an effective approach to weight loss as it involves engaging your brain and thinking about your food while you are eating it. Here’s how it can help you to get your eating habits under control. Many of…

  • The best stress busting foods

    The best stress busting foods

    7 June 2020

    Stress can make you gain weight and could make you overeat. We reveal how to eat to beat stress with our list of the best stress-busting foods. Stress is an unwelcome but daily fixture in many lives, especially during the…

  • How to eat clean

    How to eat clean

    28 May 2020

    Want to lose weight and feel more energised? Start making some key changes to your diet, which will help you achieve your weight loss goals. Here’s how to follow a cleaner diet. Drink more water It’s such an easy thing…