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Why you should ditch fad diets for good

We’re lured in with outlandish promises of quick fix weight loss, often sold by celebrity faces. Here’s why you should step away from the fad diets once and for all.

Managing cravings and habits

Want to know the secret to ditching bad habits and getting in control of your cravings? The key is mindfulness and understanding a little more about how our body and mind work.

A guide to understanding portions

Planning a nutritious, balanced diet is one thing, but consuming the recommended amount of food and drink is quite another. Discover the difference between a portion size and a serving size and the importance of both.

Get smart about snacks

The snacks on offer from retailers is astounding. With ‘healthy’ options galore, do we actually need them, and will they hinder our healthy eating goals?

Why aren’t the scales moving?

It’s frustrating when you’re doing all you can and the scales refuse to budge. There are lots of factors that contribute to this, so let’s consider some of them.

10 ways to curb emotional eating

When our feelings are all over the place, we often seek comfort from food, or eat to relieve boredom or stress. This emotional eating might be a quick fix, but it can come at the cost of health issues.

5 tips to eat well for less

A well-balanced, tasty, and nutritious diet doesn’t have to cost a fortune. If you’re savvy with planning, there are lots of ways to cut costs.

How to eat a balanced diet

Eating a balanced diet is essential to keep us in good health and feeling our best. So here’s how to make sure you’re getting a balanced diet.

Setting yourself up to make healthy meals

If you’re just starting out in a new home, or you’ve not done much healthy cooking before, getting a few essentials is, er, essential. A few tools can help you prep and cook nutritious and tasty meals and they needn’t cost a fortune. 

Store cupboard essentials for healthy eating

When you’re trying to eat a healthy, balanced diet, it’s a good idea to keep the kitchen stocked with essentials so there’s always a potential meal in the cupboard. Eating well doesn’t have to cost a fortune and combining a few basics can make tasty, nutritious meals.