Nutrition

Best and worst way to start the day

Posted by on February 7, 2014 at 12:54 pm

Share  What you eat first thing in the morning, is more important than you think.   You’ve been asleep for a number of hours, and internally your blood sugar levels are low, as is insulin (a hormone released when you eat carbs, and acts as a “storing” hormone) – these 2 states are quite good […]

Fasting and 5:2 Diet

Posted by on October 1, 2013 at 6:15 am

ShareSo, yesterday, on my Look Great Feel Great Page  I asked you about Fasting, and 5:2 diet etc. Here’s my views on it So fasting seems to be the new diet option after high protein low/no carb. But should you do it? Is it worth it? Does it work? Is it healthy? Most people don’t even look […]

The gym, a PT, Bootcamp?! Where should I go?!

Posted by on November 14, 2012 at 9:05 am

ShareSo, come January, or even during the year, the gym seems to be THE place to go when you’ve decided to lose a few pounds or get in shape?! That’s fair enough…….most others go there, or talk about it. They have nice shiny equipment, people to take you through an induction, you see others sweating […]

A Balanced Diet is……?!

Posted by on August 29, 2012 at 4:02 pm

ShareSo, I’ve just returned from a weeks holiday with my parents in South-West France, and a couple of things I saw whilst there worried me about how little, as consumers we actually know about our food sources. If you think about it, we eat for energy, vitamins and minerals to keep our bodies functioning, growing […]

Cravings – Sweet, Savoury?

Posted by on August 3, 2012 at 9:29 am

ShareIt happens for many around 3pm-4pm – you’ve eaten lunch a few hours earlier, but the office biscuit/cakes are calling….”it’s just a sweetener I need!” – Does this happen often often?   Often it’s down to a diet high in processed/starchy foods (white breads, pasta, sugars and man made packaged food) which spike blood sugar […]