The ultimate MAN v FAT guide to Christmas 2018

Christmas can be a tricky bugger to navigate if you’re trying to lose weight. We’re not really talking about Christmas Day itself here, because surely if there’s one day you can sod the diet it’s Christmas Day (and Boxing Day, buried under Quality Street wrappers), but it’s everything else that can make this time of year […]

How many calories in Starbucks and Costa Christmas food?

Picture the scene: you’re in your nearest town doing your Christmas shopping. You’re laden down with bags, sick of hearing All I Want For Christmas Is You and your feet hurt. Time for a pit stop at one of the high street’s chain coffee shops, and you want a festive lunch, because who are you to […]

How many calories in Christmas coffees from Caffe Nero and Pret?

We’re getting well into the swing of Christmas food and drink now as the major coffee chains continue to launch their festive menus. Glossing over the fact that it’s only the first week of November, we’re in for a treat this year with newbies including creme brûlée lattes, a millionaire’s latte plus more gingerbread-flavoured drinks […]

How many calories in Costa and Starbucks Christmas coffees?

Costa Christmas 2018

Halloween is over and like clockwork, the festive drinks are here. Last week saw Christmas offerings launching in Starbucks and Costa so it’s official: the countdown to Christmas is on. Yes, they’re sickly sweet and full of sugar. Yes, they can be high in calories. But I’ll be damned if I’m not enticed by a […]

7 fat fighting festive tips

It’s that time of year again; Christmas is upon us. It seems to come around quicker every year. The decorations are up, you’re ready to relax in front of the telly. It’s freezing cold outside but you’re nice and warm indoors. Bring on the sitcom Christmas specials, the chocolate, and the Baileys. But you’ve also […]

How to make your Christmas turkey diet-friendly

We often think of turkey as being one of the healthier options for the Christmas dinner table – nutritionally it even has the edge over chicken – but there can still be a great deal of variance, depending on the turkey you buy, how it’s prepared and which cuts you choose to eat. So we […]

Nutritionists choose the best options from high street Christmas menus

Unless you’ve been living under a rock recently, you’ll have noticed that we’re quite excited about Christmas food here at MAN v FAT. Pigs in blankets, turkey, cranberry sauce – what’s not to love? We’re big fans of treating ourselves to a turkey sandwich with all the trimmings as we escape the slug of office […]

The ultimate guide to festive food menus 2017

The Christmas ads are on TV, you can get eggnog put in your coffee at Starbucks (if you’re into that kind of thing) and Wonderful Christmastime is playing in shops again – yes folks, the countdown to Christmas is well and truly on and the festive food menus of 2017 have been launched. The best […]

The best non-chocolate advent calendars 2017

Bored of Cadbury’s, not a fan of chocolate or just fancy something fun to open every day in December? You might be wondering what advent calendar you should buy this year (because that’s not just a thing that kids do, right?) but never fear – we’ve got you covered with the 10 best non-chocolate advent […]