FODMAP

FODMAP

WHAT ARE FODMAPs? The acronym FODMAP stands for Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides and Polyols. These are short chain (having fewer than 6 carbon atoms) carbohydrates that are poorly absorbed by the body. They can be found in a wide range of...
THE TRUTH ABOUT WHEAT

THE TRUTH ABOUT WHEAT

WHEAT It’s a hugely debated topic in the health, fitness, diet and medical world. There is almost as much disagreement about the negative impact of wheat in our diet as there is in a Brexit debate. Wheat has been a staple diet among humans for centuries....
Cooking with oils and fats

Cooking with oils and fats

Healthy Cooking Oils There are many debates on eating healthily, ideas on the best diet to follow and what healthy cooking oil or fat should be used. As a Personal Trainer, I advise most of my clients to cook with butter, ghee or coconut oil and to follow The...
Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent Fasting

IF Intermittent Fasting became popular after the BBC aired the Horizon programme in 2012 called “Eat, Fast and Live Longer” presented by Dr Michael Mosley. The programme initially examined calorie restriction diets to improve and extend life expectancy....
For the sake of your gut

For the sake of your gut

  The Diet Myth So I’ve recently been on a well-earned break to Dubai and decided to read one of the most talked about food health books in the last 4 years, ‘The Diet Myth’ written by Tim Spector, a Professor of Genetic Epidemiology at...
Calorie counting to improve your body composition

Calorie counting to improve your body composition

So it’s Valentine’s Day, romance is in the air. The chocs are plentiful and the bubbly is flowing. Nothing wrong with that – right? It’s one day. But are you counting calories!OBESITY ISSUES FROM NOT CALORIE COUNTING:However, recent reports in the media suggest...