Nutrition

What are the best low GI foods?

Picture full of varied coloured beans. The best low GI foods

What are the best low GI foods? That might not be a question you ask yourself currently. Maybe you don’t give Glycaemic Index a second thought? You’d probably should, though. You’d be able to improve your health if you did. What is the Glycaemic Index (GI)? And why is it important? We look at those

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Jun 19, 2020 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

The best supplements for everyday health

man organising supplements for everyday health

Have you ever opened a health and fitness magazine and been bombarded by adverts for supplements? Some are for general health and some are for fitness. They can all sound quite compelling! But which ones really work or really make a difference? We give you our view of the best supplements for everyday health and

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Jan 30, 2020 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

The benefits of beans – be bright-eyed and bushy-tailed!

a mixture of ingredients, mainly beans

It’s still World Vegan Month. To mark this, we shared some information on the health benefits of lentils a couple of weeks ago. Now it’s the turn of beans, another great vegan food. When I was looking for ‘B’ words to go with beans I came across bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. If you search for synonyms

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Nov 22, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Are you a nut nut?

Bowl of mixed nuts to demonstrate are you a anut nut?

Are you a nut nut? I know, I know. It’s a bit naff. But I couldn’t resist it. Do you like nuts, are you a fan? That’s the question. If you’re not, you might want to think about giving them another go. I used to really loathe nuts. I think maybe I’d been put off

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Oct 18, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

What can I eat for breakfast?

Roasted courgette, onion and pepper Fritatta. served with baked mushrooms and tomatoes

“What can I eat?”. This is one of the questions we get asked most by our clients. In this series of blogs, we’ll attempt to answer that question. In this blog, we talk about breakfast. To find out why this is a common question, take a look at the first of the series: ‘What can

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Oct 04, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

What can I eat for…er…drinks

ingredients for a healthy drink

What can I eat for…er…drinks? That’s a strange title for a blog, I know. Well, it’s because it’s part of a “What can I eat?” series, you see. Drinks get swallowed and digested just like food. Some drinks offer meal sized calorie content, so drinks really need to be part of the series! “What can

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Sep 05, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

What would you choose from this menu?

Healthy option from a menu whilst eating out

The eating out challenge If you’re trying to lose or maintain weight then eating out can be a challenge. Most restaurateurs aren’t as concerned with the calorie content of their food as us consumers. They want their customers to love their food and say great things about it. They know that we evolved to love

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Aug 28, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

What can I eat for a snack?

image of protein jelly, showing what can i eat as a snack

“What can I eat?”. This is one of the questions we get asked most by our clients. In this series of blogs we’ll attempt to answer that question. In this blog we talk about snacks. To find out why this is a common question, take a look at the first of the series: ‘What can

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Aug 23, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

What can I eat as a dip?

Healthy Baba Ghanoush

“What can I eat as a dip?”. We get asked about what to eat an awful lot by our clients. In this series of blogs we attempt to answer that question. In this second instalment we talk about dips. To find out why this is a common question, take a look at the first of

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Aug 08, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments

Simple Salad

Simple Salad

Simple Salad It’s summer and it’s a great time of year to enjoy a healthy simple salad. Do you find salad boring? It doesn’t have to be a boring combination of iceberg lettuce, tomato and cucumber! You can have anything you like in a salad. Here’s an idea for a simple salad that is brimming

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Jul 17, 2019 / by Jon Bellis / No Comments