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What Is a Carb?

What are carbohydrates? What are starches? What are sugars? And what is the difference?   Wisdom (or rather current Government nutritional guidelines) would have you believe that the ‘carbohydrate’ food group consists of starchy foods such as bread, rice, pasta, potatoes and the like. And they’d be right. However carbohydrates, like proteins, fats, vitamins and […]

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Eating Seasonally – Winter

Far from being a cold empty plain, British soils and seas are full of delights over the winter months, as well as there being numerous imported (Fair Trade if possible) goods that are in season in their native countries. Food tends to be naturally heartier and richer to sustain us through the cold weather, but […]

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TFMF Eating Out Guide

The trouble with restrictive meal replacement diets (milkshakes, bowls of cereal), strict instructions (grapefruit at every meal, specific recipes to follow) and calorie/point/syn etc. counting methods is that they’re not very compatible with eating socially. Even when you can check your food choices against that book or app they’ve given you, wouldn’t you rather be […]

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Which Comes First, Motivation or Results?

You might say it is obvious, you have to begin first or you will not see results. Well that is true, but that is not to say you are going to feel motivated before you make that start. Motivation comes in many forms – perhaps you’ve been given a health warning and need to make […]

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Eating Seasonally – Autumn

You probably know by now what TFMF recommends you eat to optimise your metabolism – lots of lean protein, low starch and sugar vegetables and fruit, some healthy fats and regulated starch intake. But we also feel strongly that food should be ethically and environmentally sourced where possible – Free Range, Organic, Local, Seasonal – […]

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What Is That White Powder You Are Taking?

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In this weeks blog, we take a look at the ingredients that are used in Protein Powders…why these ingredients and drinks can be so important in the fatloss lifestyle approach, and basically clearing up a few misconceptions! What makes a good protein powder? AMINO ACID CONTENT A complete protein includes at least 20 different naturally […]

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What is Body Fat Percentage?

Body Fat percentage is, quite literally, the percentage of your body that is made up of fat. The remaining percentage includes water, bones, organs, and muscle tissue etc. It is not the same as BMI which measures height versus weight. Two people with the same BMI can have a different body fat percentage. The higher […]

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Is Your Workout Making You Fat?

Think I am crazy? Quite possibly not, as unless you understand the indirect effect different types of exercise have on your body, you may be taking one step forward and two steps back when it comes to fatloss. Firstly, hunger. People don’t just hit the gym café after a workout out of habit – cardiovascular […]

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LBC Radio Live Discussion – why women are fatter than their husbands!

Listen to Polly Live on the Radio! Polly was interviewed on LBC Radio on the 26th September 2014, being asked her views on why women feel bad when they gain more weight than their husbands. The interview discussing a number of reasons and Polly does a good job of demonstrating her knowledge and representing us. […]

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BBC South Today: Self-employed Mums

Why mums are choosing to work for themselves! Ok, so our ‘parts’ didn’t get shown as such, but it does show the group where we first met, and even little Bella and Amy (our youngest girls) get an appearance also!! BBC South Today did a feature on the Networking Mummies Hampshire in response to a […]

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