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Vitamin Supplements are (Probably) a Huge Waste of Time

Vitamin supplements are one of the most contentious issues in the world of health and fitness. In one corner you have a host of fierce proponents convinced that supplements are a daily necessity. And in the other, you have those who claim that vitamin supplementation is of absolutely no use at all. Which of these […]

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5 So-Called Health Foods That Are Just Making You Fatter

  Whether you’re sitting down and watching telly or just browsing the web, you can’t escape healthy food advertisements. In fact, you’d be forgiven for thinking that practically everything is good for you. You’d be forgiven… but you’d be wrong. In fact, many of these so-called ‘health foods’ are just making you fat. So here […]

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3 Idiotic Fad Diets to Avoid in 2015 (Unless You Want to Die)

Another year, another barrage of fad diets. We’ve already looked into the Paleo diet and debunked it for a load of guff, but there are plenty more in the crosshairs. In this post we’d like to explore not only three of the most ridiculous fad diets, but also those that may actually cause you long-term […]

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Eating Like a Caveman: What’s the Big Deal About the Paleo Diet?

With every New Year comes a slew of fad diets, and every year they seem a little crazier than the last. So what’s the big thing for 2015? Eating like a caveman, of course! And no, we’re not kidding. The so-called ‘Paleolithic diet’ or Paleo diet has been adopted by a number of big names […]

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A dietitian’s guide to STOPPING OVEREATING for good!

  As humans, we are ‘hunter gathers’ – once not knowing where our next meal would come from. This means that it’s a natural thing to want to over-eat.. to eat when not hungry, to have one too many second helpings, to eat dessert even though you’re full from the main course, so next time […]

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Healthy Festive Christmas Tips to KEEP YOU SLIM!

If you’re wanting to enjoy a guilt-free Christmas, aka indulging without the holiday weight gain, then this blog post is for you. Did you know that the average Christmas Day comes in at a whopping 6,000 calories?! That’s TRIPLE what the average person needs. And it’s easily done – a mince pie comes it at […]

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How to Winter Proof your Body!

Did you know that you’re 80% more likely to get a cold in the winter? This means that making sure that your immune system is in tip-top condition is super important .. especially if you don’t want it to interfere with training or up and coming competitions.  Here are my top 10 tips on how you can […]

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Everything in moderation – A little of what you fancy can be good for you!

Ask anyone who’s tried a new diet or exercise regime and they’ll tell you that what’s most difficult is finding a routine which is realistic, achievable and which you can stick to. To make long term changes your must adopt life long habits. Now I’m four weeks away from my competition my calories are getting […]

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Everything you need to know about carbs.

Carbs.. it seems that there’s a love/hate relationship with them at the moment.. most people love the taste of them but hate them for ‘making us fat’ .. but should we really hate an ENTIRE FOOD GROUP??? Let’s break it down.. what are carbs, why do we need them and finally.. should we really love […]

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Part 2: Food quality – When and When Not to Buy Organic Food

Following on from last week’s blog, Revolutionising Breakfast, I want to share with you another invaluable piece of information that I have learnt during the last 6months. Take a good look around your local supermarket these days and you’ll undoubtedly see the label ‘organic’ tagged onto thousands of items, often trying to entice us health […]

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