Weight Loss

How to have a healthy Christmas

Christmas can be tough if you’re trying to lose weight. Everyone’s in a good mood and everything seems to focus on food and drink as we get closer and closer to Christmas Day itself. Now, we’re not ones to demonise food and if you really want a mince pie then we’re definitely not suggesting you deny yourself that pleasure. But what can you do when the temptation to overeat and

Recipe: Chocolate dipped Christmas fruit

Fruit tastes great on its own but why not add some Christmas excitement by adding chocolate and nuts? After all, if there’s one time of year you should be able to liven up your fruit, it’s Christmas. Good quality dark chocolate is good for sensitive tummies and full of antioxidants, which are important for our health. Simply choose fruit that is gut-friendly such as pineapple, strawberries, satsumas, oranges, kiwis or

What we learned in November

Did you know that there’s less than ONE MONTH until Christmas? We say it so often it’s become a bit of a cliche, but damn, this year is flying by. Soon it’ll be time to jump into January hyperfocus mode, but let’s hold off on thinking about that… This is the Haribo you’re most likely to eat In news no one asked for, the guys over at kitchen designers Magnet

How to cut calories without realising it

Cutting calories can be a right bore after the novelty wears off. At first, you point MyFitnessPal’s barcode scanner at everything and marvel at how technology makes everything so¬†easy, but after months of doing it its just another annoyance that you have to do every day, like brushing your teeth or sitting in traffic. Cutting your cals can also feel like a huge sacrifice if you’re a drama queen like

Five of the best low-calorie alcohol-free beers

If you love a pint, you’re not alone, but it’s no secret that alcohol is high in calories – and that’s before you even get to the fry up that makes your hangover more bearable. There has been a massive increase in low-alcohol beer on the market in recent years, but did you know that low-alcohol doesn’t necessarily mean low-calorie? We asked Tom from Steady Drinker, who specialises in looking