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Taking Control of Your Food Choices: part 2 of 4

A look at the food decision 'danger zones', and how to create an environment that helps us make the right choices in our day to day diet. read more

Added on 17.02.2014

Taking Control of Your Food Choices: part 1 of 4

How our body and brain work when it comes to decisions about food, problems with the modern diet related to this, and what we can do about it. read more

Added on 10.02.2014

The importance of protein in our diet for fat loss and much more

We've frequently written about how you need to pay attention to your carbohydrate intake, so in this article let's take a look at protein instead. read more

Added on 03.02.2014

Thoughts on Horizon's 'Sugar v Fat' TV Programme

Although the programme concluded that processed foods are dangerous, there was much said about sugar and fat that was exasperating to sit through. read more

Added on 31.01.2014

What's Better for Fat Loss - Cardio or Resistance Training?

Studies have shown that resistance training is the best way to burn fat; however for best results you combine it with correct diet. read more

Added on 20.01.2014

How to do Pike Push Ups

A great exercise on its own for the shoulders, core and spine/pelvic/hip region, but also a preparatory exercise for performing handstand pushups. read more

Added on 13.01.2014

Can three minutes of exercise a week get you fit?

Perhaps, but probably not as fit as you'd get if you did six minutes instead! We take a look at the 'next big thing' in the fitness industry, HIT. read more

Added on 06.01.2014

The History of Sugar - part 4 of 4

We are hard-wired by evolution to be pre-disposed to sugary foods. It's a rather cruel joke that what kept us alive before is killing us nowadays! read more

Added on 17.12.2013

The History of Sugar - part 3 of 4

In the 19th & 20th Centuries the amount of sugar in our diet increased dramatically, and this has led to the present obesity and diabetes epidemics. read more

Added on 10.12.2013

The History of Sugar - part 2 of 4

The earliest UK warning about too much sugar dates from 1684, yet by the 19th Century we were consuming more than ever. How and why did this happen? read more

Added on 03.12.2013
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