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Is Sugar in Fruit Bad for You?

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Sugar has taken a hit recently, including the sugar in fruit.   No longer is fat believed to be the root of all evil when it comes to our health (apparently it doesn’t give us heart disease after all). It’s the sweet stuff that is slowly killing us and quickly making us fat, they’re telling […]

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Petition for cheap healthy food with #DontTaxHealthy

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Something that seems to come up time and time again is that cheap healthy food is hard to come by.   It seems that supermarkets are keen to promote and put special offers on sugary junk foods, but fresh fruit and veg, as well as whole meats and fish, are much pricier. A staggering 40% […]

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How To Reduce Sugar Cravings

If you want to reduce sugar cravings, you’re going to need to reduce the amount of sugar you’re eating.   Sounds simple enough, but we’re not just talking in your tea and cake, sugar is everywhere and comes in many different forms, some more natural and less processed than others, at the end of the […]

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Which Is Better Sugar or Artificial Sweeteners?

Are artificial sweeteners better than sugar? Is sugar better because it’s natural? Do artificial sweeteners give you cancer? Does sugar give you diabetes? Here’s the answers for you! Many people would admit to having a ‘sweet tooth’, myself included. Chocolate is my weakness, and ice cream slides down pretty well too. In fact when I […]

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Oppo Healthy Ice Cream Review

What is OPPO? In 2011 brothers Harry and Charlie decided to travel 1000km along the North East coast of Brazil using only kite buggies, raising money for charity and breaking an unofficial World Record whilst at it. The trip was exciting but physically tough, and Charlie lost a stone in two weeks. No wonder since […]

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Sugar Snub Food Guide Book Review

Sugar Snub Food Guide Book Review     Sugar Snub Food Guide By Claire White If you’re reading this it’s because you take an interest in diet and health. You care about what you eat, what you put into your body, and how that affects your health. You’ll have seen that sugar is the latest […]

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UK Sugar Report & “Sugar Tax” – WatchFit Experts Respond Pt. 2

Following on from Part 1, explore Watchfit Experts thoughts on the role and responsibility of advertising and so-called ‘health’ foods . They also offer practical advice on how to curb the obesity epidemics, and the responsibility we all have to ensure a healthy future for our communities.   The ‘Healthy’ foods that aren’t I wrote: “Should […]

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UK Sugar Report & “Sugar Tax” – WatchFit Experts Respond Pt. 1

PHE Report: sugar & an increase in obesity Sugar. It is definitely not good for you, but a controversial report released by Public Health England suggests that it may be the cause for the excessive and life-threatening rise in obesity witnessed over the past 30 years.   WatchFit Experts Respond We’ve reached out to four […]

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Sugar and your kids – how to have a birthday party without toothache

Sugar and your kids – how to have a birthday party without toothache How much sugar do your kids normally consume? How much more do they consume at the average birthday party? I’m going to hazard a guess a lot more at the latter! And you know what? That’s ok. Wouldn’t life be boring without […]

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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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