Carbohydrate Is Not Bad For You

It must be very confusing when starting a weight loss plan. The internet is full of different opinions regarding weight loss. One constant and wrong approach I hear to weight loss is to cut carbohydrate to very low levels when trying to lose weight. This is a simple method to monitor for many people as they just simply cut back on pasta, rice, bread and potato. Deleting your …

How Your Body Responds To A Carbohydrate Binge

I found this fantastic article about over eating on carbohydrates by Mark Sisson Within a few minutes, your pancreas kicks into overdrive and sends out a flood of insulin to try to sop up all the excess glucose that’s suddenly rushing through your bloodstream. Click here for the full article

Burger It!!

1/3 of a quarter pounder cheeseburger with bacon = 220 calories   or a whole soya based veggie burger with all trimmings = 220 calories    

How To Reduce Water Retention

Water weight is symptomatic of the body striving to retain water for a healthy balance.  The body is said to consist of 70% water content with the muscles containing 75% water and fat consisting of approximately 50% water.  Water is essential to the health of the body, but at times water weight can become a physical problem and cause a …

Starter Or Super Size

  A 90g portion of Tomato Bruschetta = 330 calories   or   A 300g portion of Moules Mariniere = 250 calories