Using Meal Planning Platforms

Meal planning is something that has been a part of the strategy for creating a good diet for many years, but the opportunities that the internet provides makes it both straightforward and more effective. Pioneered by athletes and others who need a strict control over what they eat, meal planning platforms are becoming ever-more available … [Read more…]

a balanced diet – what does it really mean?

To put simply, a balance diet is a diet based on starchy foods such as potatoes, bread, rice and pasta; with plenty of fruit and vegetables; some protein-rich foods such as meat, fish and lentils; some milk and dairy foods; and not too much fat, salt or sugar, will give you all the nutrients you … [Read more…]

Snack Swapping

If you’re dieting, it’s important to keep on top of your calorie count, and one of the best ways to ensure you’re reducing the amount of calories you consume is to swap snacks for lighter, healthier options. Swapping a bag of crisps for a bag of popcorn can be a nice option, and you could … [Read more…]

Fish – An Excellent Source of Protein

Fish is a really superb source of protein but it also contains healthy fats. Fish is also said to improve your insulin sensitivity and that’s because of the amino acid arginine. If you’re looking to consume more protein, fish can be the answer and you’ll get a good amount of protein from cod, haddock, tuna … [Read more…]