June 24, 2018

10 Zero Calorie Foods to include in your Diet

10 Zero Calorie Foods to include in your Diet 10 Zero Calorie Foods – ‘Zero calorie’ food is not the most scientifically backed idea that has come to the dieting world. But some zero calorie foods have been talked about for years and have some genuine and proper research behind their zero calorie claims. But can you really burn calories by eating something? Here we talk about just 10 of the ones  that we think are zero calorie and would make a great addition to any healthy eaters menu: Cucumber: It’s easy to believe cucumber might be zero calorie, at […]
June 24, 2018

Recognising Emotional Eating

Recognising Emotional Eating We all know that emotional eating is consuming large quantities of food – usually comfort foods, junk foods or foods in which we feel are satisfying. We eat these in response to feelings primarily instead of hunger. It is estimated that 75% of over eating is caused by emotions. The feeling of being satisfied after comfort eating can sometimes only be short term, however with the reasoning’s behind comfort eating normally relating to emotional problems the cycle normally continues rather than us problem solving to resolve our initial concerns. Some of the reasoning’s can include depression, boredom, […]
June 19, 2018

Are your snacking habits adding too many calories and too few nutrients to your diet?

Are your snacking habits adding too many calories and too few nutrients to your diet? There is nothing worse than when the post breakfast and post lunch hunger strikes, do you like most others reach for the most convenient and easy to find snack to hand? Nutritionists believe when snacking is done right, it keeps your energy levels up and gives you more opportunities to get in all your nutritional needs. What then have we been doing wrong for so many years? Eating snacks with the right ratio of nutrients, with the right amount of calories, will help keep you body ener […]
June 17, 2018

Fast Food List

Fast Food List What is in your burger? This helpful list gives a list of the calories and fats that are contained in meals from the main fast food outlets. Burger King Biscuit Biscuit w/ Whipped Butter Biscuit w/ Grape Jam Biscuit w/ Strawberry Jelly Biscuit w/ Egg Biscuit w/ Sausage Biscuit w/ Sausage, Egg and Cheese Croissan’wich w/Sausage & Cheese Croissan’wich w/Sausage, Egg and Cheese French Toast Sticks (5 Sticks) Cini-Minis (without Vanilla Icing) 4 rolls Small Hash Browns Large hash Browns Dr. Pepper- 16 oz. Dr. Pepper 22 oz. Dr. Pepper 32 oz. Strawberry Shake- Small Syrup Strawberry […]
June 15, 2018

Could This Be A Healthy Alternative To Bacon?

Could this be a healthy alternative to Bacon? Diets rarely include bacon in their list of things you can eat, obviously with a very well known exception. So if you were told there is an alternative to bacon that tastes nearly as good and is healthier than kale you’d probably be willing to give it a go at least. Well last year researchers at Oregon State University patented a new strain of seaweed that promises exactly that. “This stuff is pretty amazing” The seaweed that looks like a translucent red lettuce  is a form of marine algae and is said to have twice […]