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…]

Understanding Portion Control

Portion control is everything in a healthy diet. You may be eating the right foods but perhaps too much of them, and that’s why you’re not seeing a dramatic change in weight. Portion control is all about understanding how much food your body needs and sticking to it. You can buy portion control cups and … [Read more…]

Making a Balanced Meal

There is a lot of information out there about how to prepare a balanced meal, so much so in fact, that actually following all of the advice is very difficult. Until quite recently, there was a lot of talk about having a high amount of grain produce in your diet, say, two thirds of a … [Read more…]