Nutrition

  • Stop counting calories for weight loss

    Stop counting calories for weight loss

    3 May 2020

    For years, we’ve been told to count calories for weight loss, but now, according to nutritional experts, we should be looking more closely at the nutrients we consume instead. Nutritionist Angela Dowden explains why. We’re all familiar with the standard…

  • Best foods to fuel your workout

    Best foods to fuel your workout

    3 May 2020

    Nutrition plays a vital role in improving your fitness, so ensure you’re eating the right foods to complement your exercise routine. Here are some of the best foods to give you energy for your workout and ensure you get the…

  • The truth about cholesterol and heart disease

    The truth about cholesterol and heart disease

    3 May 2020

    There is no doubt that poor diet choices contribute dramatically to heart disease, but this may not be down to one type of food – saturated fat, says nutritionist Sarah Flower. High cholesterol has been associated with high fat diets,…

  • The benefits of following a vegan diet

    The benefits of following a vegan diet

    3 May 2020

    Try a vegan diet and the benefits will extend far beyond your own improved health and weight loss, says Claire Chamberlain. She explains the benefits and how you can make the switch. Veganism is no longer a fringe movement, embraced…

  • A useful guide to fats

    A useful guide to fats

    2 May 2020

    Confused about whether to include fats in your diet when you want to lose weight? Nutritionist Angela Dowden explains the difference between the good and bad fats in food. If you’re still feel a bit flummoxed by dietary fat, it’s…

  • Eat to boost your mood

    Eat to boost your mood

    2 May 2020

    What you eat and your activity levels can have a profound effect on your mental health and wellbeing. Holistic Health Practitioner Christine Bickley explains. If you’ve noticed that you’re not feeling quite as buoyant or positive as you used to,…

  • Are supplements hindering your weight loss?

    Are supplements hindering your weight loss?

    28 April 2020

    There’s a vast amount of energy and protein bars and drinks available on the market these days. And while they all aim to help you energise your body, slim down, lose weight and tone up, establishing what is right for…