Category Archives for "Food"

Meal Replacement Shakes – Good or Bad for Weight Loss?

Do meal replacement shakes work for weight loss? And if they do make people lose weight, are they a healthy way of doing so? Is there are better way or are meal replacement shakes adequate? What are the other options if you don’t want to use meal replacement shakes? https://www.myfitnesspal.com/ is a good resource for calorie counting. Click on the […]

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Low Fat vs High Fat Food – Which Is Healthier?

We were told for years following the nutritional guidelines of the 1980’s that we should all be eating less ft to be healthy. But recently with the rise in Popularity of Mediteranean and Paleo Diets people have started to embrace fat more, claiming we can’t be healthy without it, and that low fat diets are very […]

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Which Is Better Sugar Or Artificial Sweeteners?

Are artificial sweeteners better than sugar? Is sugar better because it’s natural? Do artificial sweeteners give you cancer? Does sugar give you diabetes? Here’s the answers for you! You can buy the following sweet ingredients here: Stevia tablets Liquid Stevia Granulated Stevia Date syrup Honey Coconut sugar Click Here to watch the video on YouTube and subscribe to hear […]

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How To Use a Spiralizer (and why you should)

Most people could do with eating more vegetables. Many people (except maybe endurance athletes) could also do with reducing the amount of starchy vegetables they eat – potatoes, rice, noodles and pasta. With the increasing amount of people in the world being overweight or obese, many should be reducing the amount or calories consumed. A spiralizer addresses all […]

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Do Calories Matter or Not?

Calories don’t matter if you’re trying to lose weight… It’s the TYPE of foods consumed that determine whether you burn or store fat… This is what I still hear in the weightloss world. But is it true? Watch and I’ll explain. Click Here to watch the video on YouTube where you can subscribe to hear as soon as new videos […]

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Healthy Hot Chocolate to Fix Cravings

It’s all very well committing to not eating chocolate, biscuits, ice cream and cake, but what about when cravings strike? I’m not talking about genuine hunger, which comes from the stomach (in which case, eat!), this is about cravings which start in the brain and make you want to scream if you don’t get chocolate NOW! This […]

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Is Saturated Fat Unhealthy?

Saturated fat was for years blamed for heart disease, strokes, diabetes and of course obesity. But is it true? Are the fats found in meat, dairy and eggs killing us? Click Here to watch the video on YouTube (and Subscribe to hear as soon as new videos are uploaded) Or Click on the image below.

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I’m Eat Really Healthily, Why Aren’t I Losing Weight?

Food quality is really important – you need the right balance of protein, carbohdrates and fats for your body/needs. And you also need a decent amount of vitamins and minerals, especially if you live a stressful life or workout, as in fact exercise, although beneficial, is another stress on the body. But people get mislead thinking that […]

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Healthiest Take-Away Food Choices

You’ve been told take-away food is unhealthy junk food and to be avoided when on a diet, trying to lose weight, or just trying to eat more healthily. But the best ‘diet’ is the one you stick to for life, so that must include the occasional treat, including take-away food in most households. You can’t beat home […]

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