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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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Sun Warrior Vegan Protein Powder Review

We’ve all heard protein powders bad-mouthed by some ‘pure-foodists’. This is ignorance in my opinion. If whey protein, a derivative of milk, is ‘not real food’, then neither is butter, also a milk derivative. But as with all food choices, protein powders are of course not all equal. Highly processed, heat-treated, unnecessary artificial additives, cheap fillers […]

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How Much Water Do We Need To Drink?

Conventional wisdom will tell you that you need eight glasses a day.   Or two litres, whatever way you look at it. Is that really accurate for everyone? Water is needed for just about every metabolic process in the body. It’s absolutely essential for optimal health that we get enough. That’s not the same as […]

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Annual Guide To Winter Fruit & Vegetables

British soils don’t hang up their coats for winter Rather they switch to providing us with hearty, sustaining produce that offers us the energy and warmth we need to keep going through the cold weather. Here are some reasons to love local fruit and veg this winter: Low Calorie Root vegetables are richer in starch […]

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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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Bulletproof Coffee – what it is and what to do with it; an Idiot’s Guide

Ever heard of putting butter in your coffee? Even stranger – did you hear it’s supposed to be really good for you?! I was asked what I thought by online magazine The Debrief; you can read my answers here. Here’s an excerpt: Nutrionist and author Pollyana Hale suggests thats although yes fats can be good for you, […]

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Beef Jerky as a workout protein supplement: here are the best ones available

Why eat Jerky or Biltong? Protein is absolutely essential for muscle repair and growth, especially for those who exercise often. Weight training creates micro-tears in the muscles that need to be repaired, while endurance sports like long-distance running cause muscle breakdown from gluconeogenesis because a large amount of calories are burned. This is common knowledge in the fitness world, but many people […]

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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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Ask an expert:- How to Lose Weight for your Wedding Day

If there’s one thing a bride wants on her Wedding Day (second of course to becoming legally tied to the one you love!) it’s to feel confident that it’s your day to shine and be the centre of attention, with everyone admiring how beautiful your dress is and how happy you look. You’ll be photographed […]

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