Today we know more than ever before about the role good nutrition plays in both physical and mental health and wellness. Good nutrition has the power to impact everything from skin appearance disease prevention and everything in between. To truly make sure you are getting the most nutrition from the foods you eat, it important to have a good working knowledge of foods and their nutrients. The commonly touted advice to “eat healthy” becomes more meaningful and useful when you understand what your body needs to make it healthy. Read More
‘Eating for Weight Loss’, ‘Weight loss diets’ and even more worryingly ‘weight loss drugs’ are some of the most searched terms on Google in relation to Health and Fitness; not just in the UK but in most parts of the developed world.
Lets take a look at this statistic from the BBC and you’ll start to realise why:-
In the UK, 64% of adults are classed as being overweight or obese. The report predicts a “huge increase” in heart attacks, strokes anddiabetes. Globally, the percentage of adults who were overweight or obese – classed as having a body mass index greater than 25 – grew from 23% to 34% between 1980 and 2008
Nowadays, when it comes to losing weight, people will want to try everything and anything they can and this can lead to them searching around online and finding “facts” about things that just aren’t true. As a result, they end up incorporating things into their lifestyle that just are not necessary and can be very difficult to sustain over a long period of time.