Archive for May, 2011

Best way to cook Vegetables

May 31, 2011

Veggies should be around 2/3 of all meals. Not only do they provide fibre, important for keeping satiety, but also for vitmains, minerals and enzymes for a healthy body. The trouble is most of these are lost during the cooking phase. Vegetables have something called flavonoids which give it their colour. These flavonoids provide most […]

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Huge nutritional information!

May 27, 2011

Apologies for the quietness on the blog front. I’ve spent the last 4 days in London with Matt Lovell, learning everything from hormones, supplements, endocrinology and more. I’ve come away with a cloudy head, but know there is HUGE amounts of information in there! It will be extracted shortly! Matt works as the nutritionist for […]

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Doesn’t Muscle weigh more than fat?!

May 20, 2011

This is a big myth that often does the rounds, and after reading another Personal Trainer using it on Twitter this morning, I thought I’d set things straight!! It’s often touted by women (sorry!) after starting an exercise regime and finding their weight going up or staying the same after a few weeks. WRONG! 1lb […]

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Breakfast protein pancakes

May 11, 2011

Firstly, apologies for the lack of updates – I’ve been chilling in Antigua on a much deserved holiday break – I’ll maybe setup a slide show of pics for those that are interested……. 😉 OK, so post holiday I’m back on the health drive – holidays are the only time of year, apart from Xmas, […]

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