“Healthier ice creams’ are big business right now. Brands like Halo Top, Breyers and Oppo are selling out as quick as shops can restock them and overtaking the big players like Haagen Daz and Ben & Jerries. These new brands boast statements like “only 280 calories per tub”, make the “Impossible Possible”, “Temptation you never
There’s a Costa pretty much everywhere you go now. Train stations. Service Stations. High Streets. Shopping centres. Supermarkets. “Do you fancy a quick Costa?” “Ahhhh go on then”. Whilst there are some calorific options on the menu (*Cough* Large Chai latte (whole milk) 521 kcals and layered carrot cake 593 kcals) Costa has added
Thursday, 05 July 2018 by Olly Wane
It’s a common misconception that cutting out gluten will help you lose weight and be less bloated. What actually is gluten? It’s two proteins (glutenin and gliadin) that are present in some natural grains such as rye, wheat and barley. Sometimes these grains are also added to other processed foods for example sausage meat, so
Thursday, 28 June 2018 by Olly Wane
Nutrition myth – “Eating carbs in the evening will make you fat” ”Don’t eat carbohydrates past 6pm” “Oh why’s that?” “Because they’ll get converted straight into fat when you go to bed because you’re not burning them off!” What the hell!? Hahaha! Seriously where do myths like this come from? Nope. Eating pasta for your
NOPE! Eating carbohydrate rich foods won’t make you put on weight – eating too many calories (AKA food) over all will! Think of a high carb food… What springs to mind? White bread. Pasta. Rice. Crisps. Potatoes. Cake. Biscuits. Sugar. Sweets. Donuts. Ok, so the obvious high carb choices might be appear less healthy but
If you think you’re eating healthily but aren’t seeing the results that you want – these could be some of the reasons why… 🍽 If you eat the same size portions as your partner. We’re all different shapes and sizes with different goals and we all need different amounts of food. It’s also a
Summer is on the way and so is bbq season. It can be easy to over indulge but if you’re watching what you eat, with some simple tips BBQing can be a really healthy way to cook food. 🥩 Choose lean protein rich foods such as chicken, steak, fish or prawns and limit the burgers
“Carbs eaten at night are more likely to be stored as fat!” Nope, definitely not the case! Eating carbs at 10pm won’t cause them to suddenly convert to fat and stick to your stomach. It all comes down to how much you’ve eaten over the rest of the day. Carbs like any food contain calories.
The BEST foods to eat for fat loss? We all get drawn in by these attention grabbing headlines on social media and magazine covers – the internet is full of them! See, the headline gets you curious, promising a magic cure, instant results, the answer you’ve been looking for, but unfortunately in reality there aren’t
Everyone talks about diets again straight after Easter. The media jumps on it, magazines are covered with the latest nutrition hacks and diet plans and the news tells us that we all need to get “beach body ready”. We ‘should’ all be drinking green juice and aloe vera gels, special teas, going vegan, cutting gluten.