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Good food for a good mood: top 5 mood boosting food categories

There’s a well-known saying; ‘you are what you eat’ but most of us interpret this to relate to our appearance rather than our mood. Without a steady source of fuel from the foods we eat, our mind and bodies don’t function well. Blood sugar fluctuations and nutritional imbalances from unhealthy eating patters can often cause … Read moreGood food for a good mood: top 5 mood boosting food categories

Diabetes Awareness Week 2021: Does nutrition affect your risk of getting type-2 diabetes?

Put simply, the answer is yes. But we’re going to delve a little deeper to see how many cases of type-2 diabetes could have been prevented as well as why your nutrition choices increase your risk. What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs either when the body does not produce enough insulin … Read moreDiabetes Awareness Week 2021: Does nutrition affect your risk of getting type-2 diabetes?

Nutrition and Hydration Week 2021: Has Covid-19 affected the way we’re eating and drinking?

Nutrition and hydration week usually takes place annually in March but this year, due to the pandemic, the campaign has unfortunately been pushed back until June. However, with many individuals losing motivation to take care of themselves, we feel that it is still an important topic to cover. Since the first lockdown began back in … Read moreNutrition and Hydration Week 2021: Has Covid-19 affected the way we’re eating and drinking?

‘An apple a day keeps the doctor away’, but what does it really mean?

The well-known saying ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away’ has a very straightforward, literal meaning, that the eating of fruit maintains good health. The proverb first appeared in print in 1866 and over 150 years later is advice that we still pass down through generations. British apples are one of the nations best … Read more‘An apple a day keeps the doctor away’, but what does it really mean?

Keeping hydrated in winter

Keeping hydrated is just as important in the winter months. Replace What You Lose H2O leaves the body through exhalation, perspiration, and urination. If your urine is pale, you are well-hydrated.  Alternatively, if it’s dark, you need to drink more fluids. Eat Fruit Don’t stop eating fruit during the winter months, they are an excellent … Read moreKeeping hydrated in winter

Diet drinks may be making your employees fatter

Diet drinks

After the Christmas period, are you looking to lose weight?  Well new evidence suggests that you should ditch diet drinks! An extensive review of research conducted over the last 30 years has found that low calorie, sugar-free drinks do not help people get skinnier — and can even cause some to pack on the pounds. The report … Read moreDiet drinks may be making your employees fatter