Nutrition

  • Food intolerances vs allergies: debunking the myths

    Food intolerances vs allergies: debunking the myths

    7 June 2021

    Many people believe that food allergies and food intolerances are the same thing. This leads people to mistakenly assume they must avoid the offending food they ‘think’ they are allergic to. Naturopath and enzyme educator for Enzymedica UK, Leyla Moudden, reveals the top four…

  • What to eat before and after exercise

    What to eat before and after exercise

    20 May 2021

    Should you eat before a workout or wait until afterwards? Working out what to eat and when to eat it can be a complicated affair, so we’ve asked personal trainer and nutritional advisor Jessica Becker at Virgin Active to help us break…

  • Functional health 101: What is functional nutrition?

    Functional health 101: What is functional nutrition?

    12 May 2021

    Functional nutrition is all about understanding the specific needs of your body and tailoring your nutritional choices based on those needs, says Thomas Robson-Kanu, Premier League footballer and founder of The Turmeric Co (theturmeric.co). Here’s how to get started with it…  Nothing…

  • 7-day weight loss food plan

    7-day weight loss food plan

    14 April 2021

    Struggling to shift unwanted belly fat? Nutritionist Christine Bailey discusses the role our hormones play and how to eat for weight loss There are no quick fixes when it comes to fat loss. While exercise burns calories, and the right…

  • Mindful mealtimes

    Mindful mealtimes

    9 April 2021

    Want to reclaim your mealtimes? It’s time to denounce the scales and rediscover the joy of healthy eating. Here’s how embracing food could transform your diet… WORDS: Louise Pyne Since our lives slowed down with ongoing lockdown restrictions, the spotlight…

  • Five ways to balance your hormones

    Five ways to balance your hormones

    12 February 2021

    The body’s chemical messengers affect everything from our sleep routine to our stress levels, here’s how to keep them in check. Words: Louise Pyne. Hormones affect our bodies on a cellular level, and keeping levels balanced is essential to our…

  • Foods to make you feel happier

    Foods to make you feel happier

    9 February 2021

    Whether your goal is to feel happier, improve your mental focus or alleviate stress and feel calmer, there are foods that can tick all of these boxes. You really are what you eat! Words: Christine Bailey. The turmoil caused by…

  • The truth about cooking oils

    The truth about cooking oils

    2 February 2021

    Butter, coconut oil, vegetable oil, olive oil? Confused about which oil you should cook with? Nutritionist and Chef Christine Bailey reveals the healthiest oils to be used in the kitchen. Is it time for an Oil Change? For years people…

  • Healthy recipe: brown rice with mushrooms and watercress

    Healthy recipe: brown rice with mushrooms and watercress

    1 February 2021

    Try this energising recipe packed with watercress and a whole host of other healthy veggies from The Watercress Company.  The benefits of watercress are endless. It’s rich in vitamin A (good for eye health and immune function) and vitamin C…

  • Change your food mindset

    Change your food mindset

    30 January 2021

    Food is not the enemy. It’s here to give you energy. Once you can accept that, you can start to lose weight and change your entire relationship with food. Having a poor mindset where food is concerned can hinder your…

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