Dry January – Our Thoughts After A Month On The Wagon

So we are coming to the end of dry January and two of us decided to give it a go. The most important question is, are we still going strong?!   Yay and Nay!   One of us fell off the wagon and the other is still firmly sat on her wagon!   Why did we decide to…

FTFs weekly news update!

The clean-eating backlash: Following the BBC2 horizon documentary by Dr Giles Yeo “clean-eating: the dirty truth” last week, our petition to legally protect the title “Nutritionist” has received a lot of attention.   Our petition was picked up by the London Evening Standard on Wednesday- Read more here. Sign our petition here! FTF Fridays with Jen…

FTF’s response to today’s headlines linking ‘burnt toast with increased cancer risk.’

Some common sense in a midst of confusion! FTF’s response to today’s headlines linking ‘burnt toast with increased cancer risk.’ Did you see the headlines today stating that eating burnt toast and roast potatoes increases cancer risk? Understandably, a lot of people are now worried about eating anything with a golden crust! The Food Standards…

Because You’re Sweet Enough Already-Introducing our FIRST ever giveaway with UGLY drinks!

Sugar was the hot topic of nutrition in 2016 with the consensus that ‘too much sugar makes us fat’ and we are eating too much of it! In fact, last year saw the announcement of new sugar guidelines recommending that adults should be consuming no more than 7 cubes (30g) of sugar each day. We…

2017 special- The low-down on FAD DIETS from Fight the Fads!

WHAT? A diet promising rapid weight loss often through extreme, unsustainable and unhealthy regimes. HOW TO SPOT A FAD DIET? Alarm bells should start ringing if you see a diet which: -Claims you can lose more than 2-3 pounds a week -Makes reference to ‘miracle foods’ or ‘superfoods’ -Restricts certain food groups or requires that…