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Losing weight but maintain & build muscle

Published on 12 August 2016

The good news is the answer is relatively simple. You can maintain and build muscle while losing weight. Get lean and build muscle simultaneously.

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Eatwell Guide – What do I need to know?

Published on 11 April 2016

Government launches updated Eatwell plate. Nutritionist and nutrition tutor Laura Gandon outlines the changes and gives her opinion.

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5 Healthy Alternatives to Cereal

Published on 04 April 2016

We are all used to hearing that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But with media attention on sugar content, cereal sales have dropped.

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Nutrigenetic analysis genetic mystery

Published on 23 March 2016

When it comes to diet and nutrition, scientists are increasingly aware of the limitations of a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach.

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Modified Starch

Published on 22 December 2015

Modified food starch is a chemically altered food ingredient made from starch, used in food products as thickening agents, stabilisers or emulsifiers.

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Cow's Milk vs. Soya Milk

Published on 22 December 2015

Soya milk is marketed as a dairy-free, lactose-free milk alternative. How do they compare in terms of nutrient content?

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Pre and Post workout snack ideas

Published on 14 December 2015

Pre-workout snacks provide your body with the fuel you need to exercise, and post-workout snacks aid your recovery.

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Oranges vs Grapefruits

Published on 07 December 2015

Who comes out on top in the nutritional stakes of this citrus showdown?

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Sweet potato vs White potato

Published on 28 September 2015

They're both energy rich tubers that are tasty and delicious but which is nutritionally superior?

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Butter vs Margarine

Published on 27 July 2015

It’s always been a contentious issue but let’s consider the facts.

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