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Understanding Food Diaries

Published on 20 June 2017

Sometimes when you start looking at a new client's food diary the result you get has a far lower energy (kcal) intake than you might be expecting.

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Best Foods For Muscle Gain

Published on 12 June 2017

Increasing muscle mass is critical for improving athletic performance, physique and overall health. We look at 9 key foods for optimal muscle gain.

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Top Five Foods Good For The Skin

Published on 02 June 2017

Food that you eat not only reflects on your waistline, but also on your skin. We look at the top five foods proven to have beneficial effects on the skin

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Science of Breakfast

Published on 23 May 2017

When looking at a new client’s food diary, one of the things that most nutrition advisers will almost certainly pick out, is the absence of breakfast.

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Potato vs Sweet Potato

Published on 22 May 2017

When it comes choosing the healthiest potatoes the sweet potato wins hand down, right? Not so, says nutritionist Tilly Spurr.

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Understanding Nutritional Headlines

Published on 18 May 2017

When it comes to nutrition, it's important to know how to read the latest nutritional information and filter what is important from what is not.

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Nutritional tips for pregnancy

Published on 03 May 2017

Throughout life, it is important to maintain a well-balanced and nutrient rich diet, so that our bodies have optimal levels of energy, growth and health.

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Why waist measurement matters

Published on 28 April 2017

In the Future Fit Training Nutrition and Weight Management and Childhood Obesity courses we encourage the use of waist measurement.

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Healthy diets contain fruit & vegetables

Published on 13 April 2017

A healthy diet provides all of the nutrients that the individual needs to survive. This includes fruit and vegetables, which provide vitamins and minerals.

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Top tips to increase fruit & veg intake

Published on 11 April 2017

10 top tips to get "10 a day" fruit and vegetable portions into even the fussiest of fussy eaters!

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