Getting the balance right to plan a vegetarian lifestyle is essential. Natalia shares her tips.
Healthy eating: five foods worth including in your diet… Quinoa Quinoa has all nine amino acids and lots of fibre in it and adds loads of protein to a meal. Use it instead of rice or couscous. It is also great cold in salads. In fact there are loads of things you can do with […]
The Chief Medical Officer in her recent report tells us that most of us are now overweight. We eat too much fat and sugar and don’t do enough exercise – and I guess we knew that. But you and I don’t have to be in the majority – we can have a healthy body weight […]
Great news – a gastric balloon taken in pill form can aid weight loss! All you have to do is swallow the pill and it is expanded inside you and then you don’t feel hungry. Simple? Well, yes, it is, but…Do you always eat because you are gut hungry? Or do you sometimes eat because […]
It just gets more complicated – last week’s Sunday Times (January 2014) tells us of yet more ‘funding help’. ‘A study funded by Mars identified a nutrient in cocoa that could reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer and diabetes. Red Bull funded research showed that the energy drink ‘significantly improves driving performance’ , […]
Did you know that some studies show that our brains can light up to sugar in the same way as they light up to hard drugs and withdrawing from sugar can mimic withdrawal from other addictive substances? There has been a lot in the press recently about sugars, hidden sugars and how we might need […]