Nutrition

  • Solutions for better sleep

    Solutions for better sleep

    18 September 2020

    Having trouble nodding off at night? Or perhaps you fall asleep easily but regularly find yourself wide awake at 4am. Eve Boggenpoel suggests what you can do about it. If life since lockdown has seen you missing out on shut-eye,…

  • Your guide to pre-workout supplements

    Your guide to pre-workout supplements

    17 September 2020

    Want to get the most from your exercise routine? Our quick guide to supplements that you may want to try before your workouts will help you find what’s right for you. By Christine Bailey. Pre-workout supplements are incredibly popular, but…

  • Five reasons you’re craving sugar

    Five reasons you’re craving sugar

    15 September 2020

    Reaching for the sugar regularly can be a telling sign of certain behaviours and bodily needs that may need addressing, according to Dr Rachel Evans – a psychologist in eating disorder recovery. Here’s why you could be craving sugar and…

  • Why poor gut health can affect your mindset

    Why poor gut health can affect your mindset

    11 September 2020

    Did you know that poor gut health can affect your mental health and wellbeing? Rosie Weston, Nutritional Therapist and CNM graduate explains. Poor gut health shows in a wide variety of symptoms which may not appear related – from bad…

  • Five signs you might be dehydrated

    Five signs you might be dehydrated

    9 September 2020

    How often do you drink water during the day? Recent research, by Actiph Water found that 90 per cent of Brits are not drinking the NHS recommended six to eight glasses of fluids per day, with 20 per cent often…

  • How to eat and train for your body shape

    How to eat and train for your body shape

    30 August 2020

    Rachael Attard is a certified personal trainer and nutritionist and founder of the Lean Legs Program and the Body Type Quiz. Her mission is to empower women, help them feel good in their skin, and fall in love with exercise…

  • The truth about crash diets

    The truth about crash diets

    24 August 2020

    If you’ve resorted to extreme crash diets in the past, does that make it harder to lose weight this time round? Emma Brown, nutritionist from Nutracheck has the answer. Maybe you’ve been on the diet roller coaster before where you’ve…

  • How natural is a plant-based diet?

    How natural is a plant-based diet?

    17 August 2020

    Is a plant-based diet as natural as you think it is? It may not be, according to new research. Four in 10 consumers think plant-based foods only contain natural ingredients – despite many products containing ‘man-made’ additives. Researchers polled 2,000…

  • How to stop comfort eating

    How to stop comfort eating

    15 August 2020

    Break free from an emotional eating cycle and discover how to carve out a healthy relationship with food, says nutritionist Louise Pyne.  Food has the power to induce feelings of happiness but when we are tempted to eat for reasons…

  • Intermittent fasting – is it a good idea?

    Intermittent fasting – is it a good idea?

    14 August 2020

    Intermittent Fasting (often referred to as ‘IF’) has become increasingly popular in recent years. You may well have tried it yourself or may know someone who has. But is IF just the latest ‘here-today-gone-tomorrow’ fad diet, or does it offer…