Nutrition

  • The Truth About Crash Diets

    The Truth About Crash Diets

    14th March 2019

    If you’ve resorted to extreme crash diets in the past, does that make it harder to lose weight this time round? Emma Brown, nutritionist from Nutracheck has the answer The frustration of hitting a weight loss plateau is something most…

  • Spices for a younger you

    Spices for a younger you

    29th January 2019

    Discover how these warming spices help keep you feeling youthful from top to toe, plus some great ways to use them. Words: Katherine Watt. Many of us own an array of little jars and spices, but there’s more to them…

  • Choca-Mocca Smoothie Recipe

    Choca-Mocca Smoothie Recipe

    18th January 2019

    You don’t have to sit down to a meal of vegetables to gain some of their benefits.  This smoothie is the perfect start to the day but also contains some hidden vegetables to give you an antioxidant boost – it…

  • ‘How I took control of my eating’

    ‘How I took control of my eating’

    16th January 2019

    Our editor Christina Neal used food to help her cope with stress when she was a carer, but managed to take control of her health and stop comfort eating. She explains how she did it.  Eight years ago, my life was…

  • Healthy Food Swaps

    Healthy Food Swaps

    16th January 2019

    Save calories and boost your nutrient intake with these easy food swaps compiled by Nutracheck nutritionist Emma Brown.  When you’re following a reduced calorie diet to lose weight, it’s important to ensure the calories you eat are good quality and…

  • Do you have to follow a low carb diet to lose weight?

    Do you have to follow a low carb diet to lose weight?

    10th January 2019

    Do you really need to reduce carbs to lose weight? Nutritionist Angela Dowden has the answer.    Eating plans like the Ketogenic Diet, Paleo and Atkins all insist we cut carbohydrates drastically, despite this stance being at odds with advice…

  • Breaking the dieting roller coaster

    Breaking the dieting roller coaster

    7th December 2018

    Do you feel like you’re up and down with your food? One minute you’re being ‘good’ the next minute, you’re gorging on crisps or chocolate? Nutracheck nutritionist Emma Brown reveals how to get your eating habits under control Losing weight…

  • Coping with common cravings

    Coping with common cravings

    27th November 2018

    Listen to your body to help master the munchies and cut out the foods that are holding you back. Nutritionist Louise Pyne reveals how A study published in the journal Obesity revealed that cravings are linked to our body’s circadian…

  • Nine cheap superfoods for under a fiver

    Nine cheap superfoods for under a fiver

    25th September 2018

    Staying healthy needn’t be a costly business, as there are plenty of super cheap superfoods available for under a fiver The team at Promotionalcodes.org.uk/health-and-fitness have scoured shelves and found nine of the best nutrient-packed foods that can be bought for just…

  • Do you have to follow a low carb diet to lose weight?

    Do you have to follow a low carb diet to lose weight?

    7th September 2018

    Low carb diets are undoubtedly popular, but do you have to cut carbs in order to lose weight? Nutritionist Angela Dowden has the answer Eating plans like the Ketogenic Diet, Paleo and Atkins all insist we cut carbohydrates drastically, despite…