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Do Zero Calorie Foods Really Exist?

Happy New Year!  No doubt some of you are desperately trying to undo all of the ‘bad’ habits that you may have adopted over Christmas i.e. eating and drinking far too much.  If you have been wondering what you should … Continue reading

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Is Gluten-Free Food Healthier?

How many people do you know that are gluten-free?  It is amazing that many people have jumped onto the gluten-free simply because they believe it is ‘healthier’ – but in actual fact, it often is not.  This week we are … Continue reading

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What is a Superfood? – Part One

The term ‘superfood’ is bandied around quite a lot at the moment…but what exactly does it mean?  There is no real definition of the word (it was probably created by some clever marketer!), but to put it simply, superfoods are … Continue reading

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The 3 Worst Weight Loss Myths

If you have vowed to lose weight this year, I hope that you have already seen some success on the scales.  If you haven’t lost any yet, it may just be because you are sabotaging your own results.  How?  It … Continue reading

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Debunking Nutritional Myths – Part Eight

Today is the 8th (and final) installment of our blog series ‘Debunking Nutritional Myths’.  Food is a multi-billion dollar business and, unfortunately, slick advertising campaigns tend to ‘skew’ the truth about how ‘good for you’ most products at the supermarket … Continue reading

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Debunking Nutritional Myths – Part 7

Welcome to the 7th installment of our ‘Debunking Nutritional Myths’ blog series.  For the past six week, I have been exposing nutritional lies and then setting the record straight with plain and simple facts.  Today, I want to talk about … Continue reading

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Debunking Nutritional Myths – Part Six

There is a lot of misinformation about what is ‘good’ and ‘bad’ for you in terms of weight loss and diet.  This week, I am continuing the blog series on debunking nutritional myths and am focusing on something that is … Continue reading

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Debunking Nutritional Myths – Part Five

Today is the 5th installment of our blog series ‘Debunking Nutritional Myths’. This week, we are examining margarine, that so-called wonderfully healthy alternative to butter. Margarine was ‘invented’ in the 1970’s when there was a lot of fear about saturated … Continue reading

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Debunking Nutritional Myths – Part Four

Welcome to Week 4 of our ‘Debunking Nutritional Myths’ blog series.  Who knew there were so many nutritional myths?  Believe me – there are!  All this misinformation has come about due to living in a world where so many people … Continue reading

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Debunking Nutritional Myths – Part 3

I hope you are enjoying our ‘Debunking Nutritional Myths’ blog series.  This week, I want to focus on one of my personal bug-bears i.e. artificial sweeteners.  Despite their negligible calorie and carbohydrate counts, they really do not help you to … Continue reading

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