Ancient doc Hippocrates prescribed Extra-Virgin Olive (EVOO) for around 60 health conditions. In fact, he called it ‘the great healer.’ The evidence is showing he might have been on to something – and we love EVOO so much we decided to dedicate a whole article to it! EVOO is credited as one of the main […]

There is no doubt the yoghurt section of the supermarket is overwhelming. There are so many different types to choose from that finding one that is healthy and tastes good can seem so confusing! Here are some tips to help you when it comes to choosing a healthy yoghurt: Greek yoghurt varieties: These tend to […]

In the first article of this Fat Loss Nutrition Series, we looked at four ‘rules’ that are necessary for any fat loss diet. There are so many ways that you can eat for fat loss but there are a few ‘non negotiables’ that cannot be overlooked, such as eating fewer calories than your body requires, […]

Salad can get a bad rap as a boring meal – but I am a self-confessed salad lover! In fact – during these summer months I have been eating salad for lunch almost every day. Why? There are endless potential combinations (so it never gets boring), it’s ridiculously easy to throw together (especially when cooking […]

With the new year comes an influx of nutrition information, trends, tricks and diets promising to overhaul our body and health for the better. These ‘diets’ promise a lot – but are they all they’re cracked up to be? Let’s take a look… The word ‘diet’ can come with various meanings. ‘Diet’ may simply encompass […]

If you were to Google ‘how to eat for fat loss’, you will see a million and one different diets and schemes that are available to follow. Most of these you will need to pay for before you can know their ‘secret weapon’ to accelerate your fat loss attempts…sound familiar? The reality is, there are […]

It has been well documented that increasing plant based foods in your diet is beneficial for both your health and the environment. Including more foods such as fruit, vegetables, beans, legumes, nuts and seeds has been shown to positively impact your health, whether you are vegetarian or not. While it is absolutely possible for an […]

What is a FODMAP? FODMAPs stands for Fermentable, Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides and Polyols. To put this simply, these are different types of carbohydrates that may be absorbed poorly in the gut which can cause symptoms in people who have Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Such symptoms may include diarrhea, gas, bloating, constipation, pain and nausea. How […]

Gut health is becoming increasingly popular within the health industry (and for good reason), but there have been some big claims to cut out certain foods to help manage symptoms. There are many factors which can impact your gut health such as food intolerances, digestive diseases and disorders, therefore, it is best to seek the […]

Did you know that being short on sleep can have a major effect on a person’s weight loss attempts? The good news is though, that there are so many things we can do to help with improving sleep. First, let’s look at some of reasons why sleep is an important part of any weight loss […]