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Although the festive season is a time to be merry, nobody is immune to overindulging themselves. The following article suggests that it’s even possible to tot up 7000 calories on Christmas Day without really noticing. Even if we usually eat healthily it is very easy to binge on food and drink, especially at parties. Instead […]
According to a recent article in the Guardian a whole host of new fitness trends are set to take hold in the New Year. However, it is body weight training that has been predicted as the biggest “craze”. Read more.
A study has shown that the quantity of salt in our lunchtime staple is often overlooked. Even sandwiches that are low in calories and fat might contain around 20% of an individual’s daily salt intake. Processed meats, cheeses and breads all contribute to these high sodium levels. Just one more thing to factor in when […]
Most people are fully aware that alcohol is ‘empty calories’, providing little nutritional benefit. However, the quantity of calories in our favourite drinks is often overlooked. This is particularly alarming when totting up the beverages we might drink throughout the course of an evening. Just two pints of beer might equate to a small meal! […]
Read this article if you’ve ever found yourself contemplating eating something that’s passed its best. Learn to decipher when it’s okay to just remove the mould or still cook with “iffy” ingredients rather than throwing them away.
An Australian study has shown that the regular consumption of fruit juice may have negative impacts on blood pressure. It has been suggested that even one glass per day contains excessive levels of sugar and could increase an individual’s risk of heart problems. Although more research is needed to support this study, this does reiterate […]
Scientists believe that sweeteners found in diet drinks may actually increase the risk of obesity and diabetes. Preliminary research suggests that artificial sweeteners may impact the body’s ability to process sugar and result in glucose intolerance. Weight gain could be due to an alteration of gut bacteria which means more energy is taken from food […]
There is increased evidence that poor physical health is linked to a susceptibility towards suffering from dementia in later life. Diabetes has even been shown to increase an individual’s risk of dementia by up to 50%. Following a report commissioned by Alzheimer’s Disease International, it has been suggested that this evidence needs to be communicated […]
Health Advisors are suggesting that everyone should limit the amount of TV they watch as a preventive measure against obesity. When sitting down for long periods of time you are not only expending energy but you are more likely to be increasing your calorie intake too. People are more likely to snack on high calorie […]