DAY 10 – Caffeine: Friend or Foe?!

Christmas Fad Fighting Calendar DAY 10 – Is caffeine good or bad for me?!   Up to 400mg of caffeine per day shown to be safe for most healthy adults That is caffeine amount in 4 cups of brewed coffee = 10 cans of coke = 2 energy shots BUT remember coke and energy shots…

DAY 9 – Vegan without supplements?

Is it possible to get all the nutrients you need from a vegan diet without taking supplements? Cutting out animal products can put you at risk of not getting enough protein, Omega 3, Vitamin B 12, Vitamin D, iron and calcium. It is possible to get almost all of these nutrients form plant based foods!…

DAY 8 – Are ‘Superfoods’ worth the extra £$€?

Are ”Superfoods worth the extra £$€? Superfoods is simply a marketing term! Retailers use it to charge more for products such as quinoa, acai berries, etc…. We are not claiming that foods marketed as ‘super’ are not healthy, as a lot of them are very nutritious and good for you. However, foods not labelled as…

DAY 7 – Is a calorie just a calorie?

Is a calorie just a calorie? Making sure you don’t go over your maximum recommended daily calorie limit is a good way of making sure you don’t put on weight. But if you want your diet to provide all the vitamins minerals and macronutrients that you need to stay healthy you need to think about…

DAY 6 – Are avocados fattening?!

Christmas Fad Fighting Calendar Day 6 – Are avocados fattening?! It’s true, avocados contain fat. But the majority of this fat is monounsaturated fat. This is the “good” fat. Saturated fat is the “bad fat”. Research has shown that replacing the saturated fat in your diet with monounsaturated (the one that’s high in avocados) reduces…

DAY 5- Is White Bread Really Bad For You?

You might be surprised… Harriet tackles this question just in time for breakfast! Although wholemeal bread is higher in fibre than white bread, in the U.K. It is a legal requirement that bread maker’s fortify the white flour used in white bread with certain vitamins and minerals lost during the processing. But the most important…

DAY 4 – To Juice or Not to Juice?

DAY 4: On the fourth day of our Christmas Fad Fighting Calendar, Fight The Fads brings to you…Caroline answers your question: Is fruit juice bad for me? Fruit juice contains lots of the good things you find in whole fruit? Put bit many people know that fruit juice can only contribute to one of your five portions…

DAY 3 – Should you stop drinking cow’s milk?

DAY 3: On the third day of our Christmas Fad Fighting Series, Fight The Fads brings to you…Elisabeth discussing if you should stop drinking cow’s milk! Milk is rich in many nutrients such as Calcium, Vitamin A, Vitamin D and Iodine. Unless you have a medical reason for avoiding dairy, such as a cow’s milk protein allergy…

DAY 2- Is eating an egg a day an EGGCELLENT idea?

DAY 2: On the second day of advent, Fight The Fads brings to you…”Is eating an egg a day an EGGSCELLENT idea?!” Join Harriet as she busts another nutrition myth over on our YouTube channel! COMING UP: Day 3- Do we need to remove cow’s milk from our diets?  

DAY 1 – Are sexy sugar alternatives any better than white sugar?

DAY 1 – Are sexy sugar alternatives any better than white sugar? Are sexy sugar alternatives really better than white sugar? On the first day of advent, Fight the Fads brings to you…Day 1 of our Fad Fighting Calendar! Are sexy sugar alternatives really better than white sugar? Join Caroline on our YouTube channel as she…

“Help, I’ve had a mega binge!” Confessions from The Body Coach

“Help, I’ve had a mega binge!” These words were trending on The Body Coach’s social media platforms last week. It was a day of revelations as Joe Wicks went live on Facebook to confess that he had a ‘mega binge’ at the weekend. He talks of how when he was preparing for his new “Lean…