The Seven Deadly Sins of Overeating

7 habits that make it easy to eat more than you need on a regular basis.

10 reasons why we lie about what we eat!

🍫🍕🍰🎂🍦🍘🍢🍧🍬🍪🍩🍸🍷🍻🍺🍹 Have you ever watched the TV programme Secret Eaters? The programme features severely overweight or obese individuals who are baffled as to why they are so big. They tell the cameras that they eat small, healthy meals and regularly exercise. It is only when secret surveillance cameras are used that we discover that their…

The Secrets to Successful Weightloss

The Secret to Successful Weight Loss (and it may surprise you) 😱 ✅  Successful dieting- it’s all about eating less and moving more. Seems pretty simple, right? Worryingly, by 2050 it is predicted that 60% of adult men and 50% of adult women in the UK will be overweight or obese (Public Health England, 2007)….

The Fat Face-off

Sadly, it seems olive oil won’t suffice in the glamorous world of #instafoodanymore. Coconut oil is being heavily promoted as a ‘superfood’, and following last week’s questionable advice (more robust evidence is required) from The National Obesity Forum about eating more fat, insta ‘health gurus’ and celeb chefs have been plugging coconut oil this past…

Low fat Vs Full fat

The great diet debate

The Tab: Aloe Vera Juice diets just don’t work!

Aloe vera juice diets have become very popular lately, with many people claiming drinking aloe vera will help you lose weight. But are they right? There have been very few experiments investigating the effect of aloe vera on weight loss in humans. We could only find one study that showed Aloe Vera supplementation led to…

Caffeine: Friend or Foe?

The thought of skipping the morning coffee makes many of us shudder! There’s a mixture of information out there about the effects that caffeine can have on your body – some good / some bad – we decided to take a look at both sides of the story. 👍 What’s the good news? 👍 ✅…

The FODMAP Diet

Have you heard of the low FODMAP diet? It’s a diet specially designed to reduce the symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). What on earth is a FODMAP?! The letters stand for Fermentable Oligo-saccharides, Di-saccharides, Mono-saccharides and Polyols. They are a particular type of carbohydrate that are found in foods including various fruits and vegetables,…

Fad Alert- The Paleo Diet

Made popular by celebrities like Megan Fox, the paleo diet (often referred to as ‘the caveman diet’) was accredited for her dramatic post-pregnancy weight loss. Quick Paleo Diet Summary-our ancestors ate the meat they hunted and the wild plant foods they foraged. In the last 10,000 years the development of agriculture, and more recently the…