weight management

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Chicken Doesn’t Need To Be Boring

Chicken is a great source of protein and widely available. It’s super easy to cook, versatile and healthy. Lots of people do get bored of chicken though as they tend to cook it the same way time and time again so here are some recipes to jazz up your midweek meals. The following marinades will … Continue reading

Apple & Fennel Salad

3 steps to a delicious and nutritious side dish which goes great with fish, chicken or pork. Chop, whisk and mix!! It could not be simpler. Fennel is a low calorie antioxidant and is a good source of Vitamin C, fibre, potassium & folate, and is believed to be beneficial in lowering blood pressure. It … Continue reading

Citrus Chicken & Sweet Potato Stew

Slow cookers are wonderful things. Prep the evening before and switch on before you leave for work the next morning and you’ll be coming home to a tasty dinner with minimum fuss. INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves and stems, roughly chopped 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon dried oregano 3 cloves garlic, crushed … Continue reading

13 Nutrition Lies That Made The World Sick And Fat

Here is something to digest before you embark on a new years diet. And interesting to note that on many occasions our clients report greater weight loss by eating healthy over no weight loss by counting calories. 1. Eggs Are Bad For Your Health Flickr/skampy Eggs are so incredibly nutritious that they’re often called “nature’s … Continue reading

Orange walnut & stilton salad

For a fresh and tasty lunch with healthy Omega 3 & 6, calcium and vitamin C try this salad which takes only minutes to prepare.  INGREDIENTS 2 x 100g bags rocket, watercress & spinach salad 2 oranges 1 tbsp walnut oil 85g walnut pieces, roughly chopped 140g Stilton or vegetarian alternative, crumbled Empty the salad … Continue reading

Celeriac oven chips

Chips don’t have to be made from potatoes. Celeriac is in season right now and is a great alternative which can be served with many of your favourite meals. Try these curry flavour chips with some chicken and salad. Light and delicious. INGREDIENTS 2 large celeriac (1.3kg/3lb total weight) 3-4 tbsp groundnut or vegetable oil … Continue reading

Celeriac for bone health

Celeriac is in season now and is used as a great substitute for fries in this recipe. It is a good source of Vitamin and K, calcium, phosphorus, manganese & copper which are all essential for good bone health.  INGREDIENTS 3 tbsp olive oil1 onion, finely chopped3 garlic cloves, finely choppedpinch dried chilli flakes400g can … Continue reading

Obesity and your genes

Word of the day “obesogenic”. Don’t fall into the trap of using genes as an excuse for your weight problems. There may be a reason some people will gain or hold onto weight easier than others but they are a very small minority an what has been highlighted in the attached report is that these … Continue reading

So, how much body fat should I have?

Below you can see a chart depicting a range of body fat percentages for adults. Following on we have answered some common questions that come up in client consultations. Why do the women’s scores read higher? Women have more fat because of physiological differences such as hormones, breasts, and sexual organs. In addition, women need … Continue reading

Diets – weight loss or muscle gain? Get it right and never have to worry again.

Many weight loss diets are based on reduced calorie intake. As we know, taking in more calories than we expend will result in weight loss. This is FACT. However you must remember that to stay healthy your body must take in vital nutrients. Some diets will go as far as encouraging you to cut out whole food … Continue reading