Category Archives for "Food"

How To Lose Weight Eating Junk Food

Is it possible to lose weight eating junk food? The calories in vs calories out camp would have you believe so, as would bodybuilders and fitness fans who follow IIFYM (If It Fits Your Macros) The ‘clean eating’ camp tell you it’s food type and quality that matters more. So which is true? Can you […]

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Best Protein Foods for Weight Loss

Protein is very important for everyone, but especially for people who exercise as protein repairs muscle. It’s also extra important for anyone on a weight loss diet, as it will help preserve the muscle you have, so you burn fat instead of losing muscle as you lose weight. The products featured in this video include: […]

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Will a Gluten Free Diet help you Lose Weight?

Many people are opting to follow a gluten free diet these days. Unfortunately many don’t even know why they are doing it! While some people have Coeliac Disease and cannot eat gluten at all, and others have an intolerance which also means they don’t feel well when they eat gluten, There are people who believe […]

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Dairy Alternatives For Protein

Not everyone eats dairy products, either because of an intolerance or allergy, choice (e.g. veganism), or simply because they feel better without it. But with dairy products being such convenient stables in our modern diet, what are the best alternatives? Dairy products are a good source of protein, vitamins and minerals, and some fat and/or […]

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Portion Control for Weight Loss

What size food portions should you be eating if you want to lose weight? Unfortunately no one size fits all. And it’s unlikely and plan you start on will be perfect for you – you’ll need to do some tweaking to get it right – You’ll either not lose weight, or you’ll lose it but be tired and […]

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Juicing For Weight Loss

Would I recommend juicing for weight loss? It sounds like a good idea. After all we should all be eating more fruit and vegetables. Fruit and veg contain many vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Liquids are quicker to digest and absorb than solid food, so the nutrients get into your system faster. And according to Government recommendations a glass of […]

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What’s the Best Post Workout Food?

Nutrition is a vital part of achieving your health goals, whether they are performance based or purely aesthetic. During a workout you burn calories, damage muscle fibres and put strain on tendons and bones, so what are the best foods to eat after a workout? Your post workout meal needs to help muscles repair, replenish muscle glycogen […]

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How Many Calories Do You Need?

Do you know how many calories you need? The average woman is told she needs 2000 calories per day, but who on earth is ‘average’? Do you fall into that category or do you need more or less than that? What are the factors that go into determining how many calories you need? Click on the image below.

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