Category Archives: Food

Managing your late night munchies.

Managing the late night munchies. Long days and nights spent indoors at the moment can mean plenty of late night lounge snacking. The issue with this is that eating too much late at night will predispose us to weight gain over time. So if you do find yourself looking for snacks come 9 or 10pm, […]

8 foods that will drain your energy

Energy depleting foods When we find ourselves tired and run down, grabbing a sugar hit or our favourite snack for a quick energy hit is a common habit. And while our favourite treats and sweet delights may seem to give us the energy we are looking for, in more cases than not we are likely […]

5 unhealthy cooking mistakes you may be making.

The most common unhealthy cooking mistakes that you could be making! While home cooked food is generally more nutritious and lower in calories than take away and restaurant meals, it can also be exceptionally easy to overdo things in the kitchen without even realising it. Take oil for example, the amount we regularly see celebrity chefs use […]

The most common foods we overeat at work.

The most common foods we overeat at work. The office environment is notorious for weight gain. Not only does an office based job see us spending hours and hours a day sitting, but it is also an opportunity for plenty of eating, and eating foods that are particularly conducive to weight gain. Since we also […]

What overeating at Christmas does to your body.

What overeating at Christmas does to your body. No matter how strict you are with your diet during the week, or even on weekends, chances are that all bets are off when it comes to what you eat on Christmas Day. Turkey with all the trimmings – bring it on. Pudding? Of course! A mandatory […]

How to make your salad healthier.

Where your salad is going wrong. Chances are, if you are making a ‘healthy’ salad lunch choice today you are already feeling virtuous. How could there be anything wrong with the container of leaves, tuna and dressing? The interesting thing is that both the physiological impact of eating a salad, and the psychology of doing […]

Just because it is vegan doesn’t make it healthy!

It’s not the same thing…..the truth about plant based foods If you have not tuned in yourself, chances are you have come across someone in recent weeks who has an opinion on the latest Netflix food special, Game Changers – a documentary detailing the health and environmental benefits associated with a 100% plant based, vegan […]