Category Archives for "Food"

Turn your Favourite Meals into Healthy Recipes

Looking online for healthy recipes for inspiration is great for preventing boredom. And it will challenge you to get out of your cooking comfort zone, and maybe even try some new foods or cooking them in a different way that you hadn’t thought of. But in the average family household getting adventurous poses a few […]

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Is Breakfast Important?

Is breakfast important for health and weight loss? Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day or can you get away with skipping it? What if you genuinely don’t feel hungry in the morning, or don’t have time for breakfast? How about if you exercise in the morning, does that make a difference […]

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Alcohol and Weight Loss

Are alcohol and weight loss compatible? Is it possible to still drink alcohol occasionally while still losing weight or will it stall progress completely? What are the downsides to drinking alcohol other than it contains calories?

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How Much Fat Should You Eat?

How much fat is necessary for health, and how much is too much? What if your goals are weight loss, does that mean you should eat less fat? What are the healthiest types of fat, and which ones should you be avoiding? Unfortunately there’s no one exact number for everyone, since everyone’s body, physiology and […]

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How do you know if you have a Food Intolerance?

There are many expensive food intolerance tests you can do, but are they reliable? Food intolerances are on the rise – more people are reacting to previously every day foods such as milk, bread, corn and soy products (a common additive). The most common intolerances are gluten (in wheat and some other grains), dairy, eggs, […]

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Are Dairy Free Yoghurt Alternatives Healthy?

The number of dairy free yoghurt alternatives are on the rise due to the amount of people choosing, or needing to exclude dairy from their diet. Some people have to out of necessity, due to an allergy or intolerance to dairy. And they taste a little different too, so I’m all up for (healthy) variety […]

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How Often Should You Eat For Weight Loss?

Some people thing eating little and often is best. At the other end of the scale Intermittent Fasting, not eating at all for several hours (or entire days) and eating more on other days is becoming increasingly popular? There is no right or wrong, neither is better. However there will be one way which suits […]

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What are Low Carb Foods Really?

When people say they’re going to cut carbohydrates and eat mostly low carb foods what do they mean my that? Low carb diets such as Atkins, GI and Dukan have become incredibly popular in recent years, and they can really work for some people because low carb foods like protein are really filling. But what […]

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Healthy Comfort Food for Winter

We tend to crave rich, stodgy comfort food in Winter. Pies, stews, jacket potatoes and steamed puddings are a belly hug for those cold days when we just want to snuggle up on the sofa with a blanket. But that sort of food isn’t so helpful if your goal is to lose weight, as it […]

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Is Peanut Butter Healthy?

Is peanut butter healthy or unhealthy? Will it make you fat? Is it bad for you heart? Is it junk food? It’s popular in bodybuilding circles. It’s also used by the clean eating clan. It’s equally an important part of many popular chocolate bars! No wonder it’s confusing. You can find omega-3 oil supplements here: […]

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