Meal shakes and protein powders

Friday 13th November 2020

Shakes - can they help with weight loss? Tricky meal planning Meal planning, as part of a slimming or ongoing weight management programme,…

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Vegetarian

Tuesday 3rd November 2020

Being a vegetarian Vegetarianism is quite widespread today and is growing in popularity all the time, for a wide range of reasons - ethical, environmental and nutritional, to…

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What are probiotics

Friday 23rd October 2020

What are probiotics? Probiotics are live micro-organisms (often bacteria) that are thought to have a positive effect on the health of the host organism (i.e. our bodies) and, in particular, digestive tract health. They…

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Brain food

Tuesday 22nd September 2020

Listen to the hype about certain "superfoods" and you'll hear claims that they can support everything from cognitive function and psychological…

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Exercise

Wednesday 29th July 2020
Exercise

Why is exercise important? Regular exercise is important for everybody, not just those who are looking to lose weight. Our bodies operate best when they are engaged in…

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Clean eating

Wednesday 1st July 2020

In this modern age of processed foods, farming on a massive scale and the widespread use of artificial chemicals to enhance everything from taste and appearance to shelf…

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Fibre

Friday 19th June 2020

What is dietary fibre? Dietary fibre, "bulk" or "roughage" (a complex carbohydrate) is the part of plant-derived foods that can't be completely broken down by digestive enzymes in the human digestive system. Instead, it travels through…

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Healthy blood sugar

Tuesday 9th June 2020

What is your blood sugar level? A person's blood sugar level (also known as serum glucose level or plasma glucose level) is the amount…

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Benefit of organic food

Monday 18th May 2020

Discover the benefits of organic foods When it comes to shaping your daily diet, organic foods have a great deal to offer you. If…

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Plant based protein

Thursday 7th May 2020

Who would opt for plant-based protein? The most obvious groups who might opt for plant, as opposed to animal, protein sources are…

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