Is fruit making you fat?!

That’s a bit of a bold statement I know, but it made you click 😉 First and foremost I want to tell you before you read any further that fruit is NOT ‘bad’ for you and it does not solely make you fat. Too much of anything isn’t good for you, blah, blah, blah….but it’s…

All about macros: Fat

Before you go thinking that a low-fat diet leads to a lower body fat – it doesn’t! There is a difference between dietary fat and the fat on your body. If you over-eat foods high in fat, sending you over your recommended calorie intake, then yes it may be the cause of weight gain but it…

Living with Type II Diabetes

If you suffer from Type II Diabetes, there are actually a few things that you can do to help improve your health. Tweaking your diet and knowing what you can/can’t have, or should I say knowing what you should/shouldn’t have, can prevent your condition from worsening. Worrying facts: -180,300 Irish adults have diabetes, i.e., 5.7%…

‘Healthy’ Fats

When do healthy fats become not so ‘healthy’? Well, with the constant hype around products such as Coconut Oil and it’s endless health benefits for example, I think some people get sidetracked from the fact that although this is a “healthy fat”, it is still fat. Fat is easier to raise your daily calorie intake…

Peanut Butter truths

Nut butters. They’re huge in the fitness world and I’m pretty sure we’ve all had the odd peanut butter sandwich in our lunchbox growing up, many of us still do! But a lot of us are confused when we eat it, are we being “bad” by having some peanut butter or are we eating it because…