Category: Nutrition (weightloss)


Scientists have said that the monounsaturates in the olive oil, can help you to lower blood cholesterol in the same way that polyunsaturates do. In Spain, Italy and Greece where a lot of olive oil is used and little saturated fat is eaten, the rate of heart disease is very low.  Even though – as […]

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The most popular way to produce a negative calorie balance is…. TO DIET. It is assumed that eating fewer calories results in weight loss.  However, over 96% of dieters regain the weight they lost (and often more) after they return to normal eating. SO WHY DONT DIETS WORK? When our calorie intake is reduced, most […]

10/01/2016 | 0 Comments More

DIET Foods That Make You FAT!

We all buy them, sucked into the hype of advertising that food companies put out there to make us think that buying a diet option food will get you slim… But how wrong are you!… Cereal Bars: We are lead to believe that cereal bars are the perfect healthy snack and the light option breakfast […]

25/02/2013 | 0 Comments More


Even if you don’t plan on doing a detox program this New Year, your health will benefit from adding more  detox superfoods to your daily diet. There are many great superfoods with  detoxifying properties, but here are my top 12 picks.  And, they’re  delicious too. Almonds—are high in fiber, calcium, magnesium, and useable protein that […]

03/01/2013 | 0 Comments More

11 Myths About Nutriton

Not 5, not 10…  But 11 Myths of Nutrition… Much of the nutriton information offered as fact in gyms and in books all over the world has been miscommunicated, misunderstood or misinformed…  These urban legends of the nutrition world are taken in by joe public as fact instead of half truths and fiction. Someone trying […]

23/11/2012 | 0 Comments More

Facts & Figures About The Growth of Obesity

So lets look at what Obesity is first…  Obesity is most commonly defined in terms of BMI (Body Mass Index).  The BMI is calculated as follows: Weight in KGs divided by height in metres sq.  A desirable BMI is considered to be 20-25. Anything above is considered over weight and above 30 is considered Obese. […]

17/11/2012 | 0 Comments More

Weight Loss Product Review | CLA

CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid) has been on the market for a while now and has had plenty of research done on it at various Universities.  CLA can help reduce body fat and in turn increase muscle tone.  CLA is added to manipulate the way your body stores fat and helps you utilise it as energy, […]

14/11/2012 | 0 Comments More

HERBALIFE Another Fantasy Weight Loss Con!

Everyone wants the quick fix, to get rid of the weight gained over the years of an unhealthy lifestyle and with companies like Herbalife offering the holy grail and the body you have been dreaming of, people just get suckered in… Ive already wrote about other diets such as lighterlife and Cambridge Diet, and with […]

02/08/2012 | 90 Comments More

Protein Pancakes | This mix makes 2-4 pancakes

  25g plain flour   1x Large egg   1x Scoop of protein powder (Recommended ISO2   Nutrition)   60ml Milk (skimmed)   20ml Water   15g Flora Pro-Active   2tbsp Greek Yoghurt (low fat)   2tbsp Manuka Honey   Handful of Blueberries

27/05/2012 | 0 Comments More


Cereal with no added sugar – Sweeten your breakfast with some chopped fruit instead. Low fat yoghurt Banana on toast fruit Smoothies Toasted wholegrain English muffins or crumpets (with low fat spread)

26/05/2012 | 0 Comments More