Osteoporosis

So you may wonder why I’m even talking about osteoporosis I’m 22 and osteoporosis concerns more elderly people. Well recently my eyes have been opened. Did you know on average your bone mass/strength/density increases from ages 0-30 then plateaus between 30-40 years old and then declines from there. So now is the time I need […]

Mindful Eating

Mindfulness is the principle of being fully aware of what is happening inside of you and around you, it is an awareness and being present in the moment. Mindful eating is paying attention to your food, to the tastes, smell, temperature, colours, textures and sounds when you eat it. It is important to understand where […]

Why Track Macros?

So one of the most common questions you will get amongst health and nutrition is ‘Do you track?’ Then everyone feels they have to justify themselves as to why they track so they don’t come across as obsessive and having a problem. In this blog I’m going to explain why we should bother tracking our […]

Vitamin D

Vitamin D. You’ve heard about it, but your not really sure if it concerns you or not. Well it does especially in the dark winters, I’ve written this blog to help people understand the importance of vitamin D and what they can do to prevent a deficiency. What does Vitamin D do? Vitamin D helps […]

Why do we eat more and gain more weight at Christmas

Most adults between the age of 18-49 gain 1-2 pounds of weight a year. Over the course of a year people gain weight and loose weight, however during the ‘holiday’ season an adult will averagely gain 1 pound. So why do we eat more and gain more weight at Christmas? 1.Social Pressure Everyone feels they […]

Healthy Mind = Healthy Body

In the age of Clean eating, instagram filters and all sorts of ‘healthy lifestyle’ crazes the lines are becoming more and more blurred about what being ‘healthy’ really is. In this weeks blog I will be sharing what I think it means to be healthy and how creating a healthy mind will lead to a […]

Protein isn’t just for bodybuilders !

In this blog I will be sharing why Protein isn’t just for bodybuilders as part of the Nutrient series where we have discussed that Fats don’t make you fat? and Carbs aren’t the enemy? The function of proteins Why do we need them and what do they do? We all need protein because we are […]

Volume Eating

Volume eating? What am I on about? Well i’m someone who likes a full plate, couple of veggies and some chicken will not be fine. Whether your on a diet or trying to maintain your physique satiety is everything; in this blog I will be sharing how I maximise volume yet minimise calories without slacking […]

Carbs aren’t the enemy?

CARBS. A word so many people are frightened of, they make you fat, they make you gain weight and ew carbs. But in the sequel to Fats don’t make you fat? I’m going to shed some light on carbohydrates giving you the knowledge to eliminate the fear and love carbs again. Its also important to […]

Healthy on a Budget

  Hello, Today I’m coming at you from my savvy student head. As you may or may not know I am at university studying sports and exercise science, I don’t have a part time job during term time and am on a strict budget. However, being on a budget does not mean you have to […]