Nutrition

  • Top 5 Healthy Snack Ideas For A Slimmer Summer

    By Sarah Curran | In Nutrition | on June 7, 2015

    We all want to look our best in the summer when we shed all the layers we hid behind in the winter! It’s the perfect chance to show off all of your hard work performed at the gym throughout the year. Certain foods make perfect snacks in the run up to summer as not only are they […]

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  • 6 Foods That Can Cause A Bloated Stomach

    By Sarah Curran | In Nutrition | on May 28, 2015

      Bloating is a common complaint for both men and women alike, although due to hormonal fluctuations, women tend to suffer from this annoying ailment more frequently than men. There can be many culprits in your diet that may be contributing to bloating, and being aware of these can help you avoid the horrible discomfort […]

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  • Top Nutrition & Food Trends Of 2015

    By Jenny Watt | In Nutrition | on May 26, 2015

        For those of you who research into nutrition you may have already been aware of the benefits that full fat dairy foods have to offer. However, for many of us the media has a big part to play in the nutritional trends we follow. Last year you may remember hearing about the benefits […]

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  •   Keeping up with a regular exercise plan is hard and many of us have the greatest of intentions. We think that in order to make up for a missed session on a Monday evening, we will do three or four lunch time sessions with a personal trainer to ensure our plan is completed… Sound familiar? […]

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  • Binge eating is a very common issue for dieters and athletes alike.  It is defined as ‘episodes of rapid and excessive food consumption not necessarily driven by hunger or metabolic need.’ (1) It can be a very challenging issue to deal with, usually resulting in a cycle of dieting and possibly food restrictions and/or excessive exercise […]

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  • Introduction Football is an intermittent sport, with elite players performing lower-intensity movements for over 70% of a match, interspersed with periods of explosive, higher-intensity movements such as maximal sprints (Rampinini et al., 2012). During a competitive match, elite footballers usually reach up to distances of 13km which incorporates of both aerobic and anaerobic energy systems […]

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  • 6 Negative Side Effects of Juice Diets

    By Heather Geary | In Nutrition | on April 24, 2015

      Everyone is aware that fruit and vegetables are beneficial for our health, therefore the idea of juicing/juice diets seem like a great way to add our daily servings to our diet. However, consuming just juice alone could lead to potential health problems. There are many different varieties of juice diets or cleanses, some require one […]

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  • The 5:2 Diet | Benefits, Side effects, What to Eat

    By Sarah Curran | In Nutrition | on April 21, 2015

    The 5:2 diet is a popular diet that is based on the concept of intermittent fasting. This is a method of eating in which you eat normally at certain times and then you also fast for the remaining time. This diet is basic and uncomplicated. You eat normally for 5 days of the week and […]

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