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Not All Calories Are Equal

April 12th, 2019 | Posted in Info

Quantifying calories is still the principle target for intervention in preventing or treating obesity and related diseases. This thinking assumes that all calories have the same effects on weight, regardless of their source. However, it isn't as simple as that. Fats, Protein and Carbohydrates – Different Functions, Different Effects Calories ...

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Detox Day Menu  

March 29th, 2019 | Posted in Info | Recipes

If you've read the blog posts on 10 Signs You Need to Detox and Top Tips for Successful Detoxing you'll be keen to get started. Here you'll find some ideas for what to eat during your detox day or days. Your food intake during this detox is largely based on fruit and vegetables as these are the least challenging foods. They also supply an ...

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Top Tips for Successful Detoxing

March 25th, 2019 | Posted in Info

If you've read the blog post on 10 Signs You Need to Detox you may feel that you could benefit from a cleanse. Now you need to gen up on how to go about it and that's what we'll explore here. Detoxing can be done on many different levels and for different lengths of time. Even if you are doing just a one day cleanse there are a few things that ...

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10 Signs You Need to Detox

March 20th, 2019 | Posted in Info

The word ‘detox’ is rather over-used and perhaps a little misunderstood. Our bodies are constantly working to free us from toxins and unwanted matter using its systems of detoxification. However, for thousands of years people across many cultures and religions have recognised that periods of fasting or limiting food intake can improve ...

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12 Tips for Food Storage and Usage

February 27th, 2019 | Posted in Info

If you've read the blog posts on 18 Ways to Reduce Food Waste and Don't Waste Away - The Problems With Food Waste you'll understand the importance of reducing the amount of food we throw away. Below are some ideas for how to store and cook foods to prolong their life. And keep reading for ideas on how to store and use up bread. You'll never throw ...

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18 Ways to Reduce Food Waste

February 20th, 2019 | Posted in Info

Around the world there are many inspiring people working to reduce food waste. See blog post on Don't Waste Away – The Problems of Food Waste for success stories and initiatives focussed on reducing food waste. Here are 18 ideas to help you reduce food waste at home: 1. Use your senses – food may have a best before date, sell by date and use ...

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Don’t Waste Away – The problems of food waste

February 13th, 2019 | Posted in Info

This month we're looking at the amount of food that is wasted, the reasons for this, what is being done about it on a national level, and the many things that we, as individuals, can do about it. Eating good food is a regular source of pleasure for most people. Yet, a lot of food gets thrown away every day without a second thought. Why discard ...

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Lay Your Carbs on the Table

September 18th, 2018 | Posted in Info

Whilst there has always been disagreements about what constitutes a healthy diet the debate has never been more polarised than it is right now. Some clinicians and therapists recommend going low carb and avoiding grains and pulses. Others claim that plant based diets are the way to go for optimum health. Others say all things in moderation. This ...

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Step Out of the Menu Rut

August 21st, 2018 | Posted in Info | Recipes

When you first start on the healthy eating path everything seems new and exciting. You are opened up to new tastes, flavours and textures. Some you love, some you hate, some you acquire a taste for over time. But, as time goes on, you get stuck in rut. You have the same meals week after week. Boredom with what you eat is a sure fire way to fall ...

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The Power of Umami on Food Choices

August 16th, 2018 | Posted in Info | Recipes

What You Eat Affects What You Eat! When it comes to eating, one thing really does lead to another. Research has found that consuming an umami rich broth can cause subtle changes in the brain that promote healthy eating behaviours and food choices. In the study women were given an umami rich broth 15 minutes before eating as much as they wanted ...

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