Should You Try the Keto Diet?

Should You Try the Keto Diet?

Firstly, shall we define what we mean by keto diet? Keto refers to the production of ketone bodies which are the by product of fat metabolism. This process is known as ketosis. To ensure fat is the preferred fuel source being burned, carb intakes have to stay very low...

Children’s Snack Guide

Children’s Snack Guide

When it comes to children and snacking fresh fruit will always be an ideal choice. But let’s face it sometimes it just won’t cut it. The snack market is forever expanding and as parents we are eagerly searching for the perfect snack that strikes the balance between...

Intermittent Fasting – Is It Right For You?

Intermittent Fasting – Is It Right For You?

The potential benefits of fasting for the body have been talked about for a long time, but the idea that restricting your eating to a certain time window is good for health, seems to be building momentum so what does the science say? Fasting allows the digestive...

Keys to Meal Planning Success

Keys to Meal Planning Success

Personally I’ve always struggled with meal planning and yet when I do it I feel like a new woman. I am delighted to host this blog from Sarah Alder of Kitchen Titbits to share her secrets to successful meal planning as she’s a lady who always has it sorted! We’re...

Understand the Fuel Requirements of Exercise

Understand the Fuel Requirements of Exercise

Having a healthy, happy relationship with both exercise and food is the ideal. Unfortunately, diet culture teaches us to put them both in the same basket and ‘diet and exercise’ plans are everywhere. We may cut calories and up our exercise to force weight loss, but...

How Do You Know If You Are Addicted to Food?

How Do You Know If You Are Addicted to Food?

It is common for many of the people I meet and work with to feel they are addicted to food. But how do you know if you addicted to food? And is this even accurate? Often this label we give ourselves is all tied up in a history of chronic dieting which has led to...

How to Use Diet to Prevent Diabetes

How to Use Diet to Prevent Diabetes

  Insulin resistance is a key factor in the development of type 2 diabetes. It is also associated with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). For clarification, type 2 diabetes is a metabolic disorder characterised by an imbalance in blood glucose levels, altered...

Are You a Seasonal Dieter?

Are You a Seasonal Dieter?

YI always associate September with WHSmith’s and a new pencil case. I used to love these trips with my Mum. Now I secretly engineer a visit with my children to salivate over the stationery, which I absolutely need obviously. New beginnings and all the freshness they...

Important Nutrients If You Have Osteoporosis

Important Nutrients If You Have Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is an illness that affects bone strength and density while significantly raising the risk of fracture. Usually characterised by reduced bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue, osteoporosis is a common skeletal disease. In addition, there are other...

What Moldy Foods Can You Eat?

What Moldy Foods Can You Eat?

You just got a pint of strawberries, and it’s already got a fuzzy white patch of mold. Should you toss the few fuzzy berries and eat the rest or throw the whole batch away? Molds are a type of fungi found in virtually every environment with moisture and oxygen. They...

Avoid Potential Danger: Mixing Medicines And Supplements

Avoid Potential Danger: Mixing Medicines And Supplements

You might take supplements to try to improve your heart health, boost your immune system, protect your joints or make up for any nutrients you might be missing, even if you’re eating a balanced diet. Even though you can buy supplements over the counter, and they might...

Can Probiotics Help With Your Vaginal Health?

Can Probiotics Help With Your Vaginal Health?

We often hear about the benefits of probiotics for gut health and cognitive well-being. These supplements are known to aid digestion and enhance mood, and they tend to get a lot of hype. Yet there is another part of your body that might benefit from probiotics too –...

3 Tips to Quit Drinking Soda

3 Tips to Quit Drinking Soda

At Nutritional Weight and Wellness, we understand that almost everyone experiences sugar cravings at some point. Sugar cravings are a common topic among our clients, many of whom find that one of the hardest cravings to overcome is for soda, whether it's diet or...