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…

Added Sugar – What is it?!

Added sugar is different to the natural sugar found in foods such as fruit. But how much added sugar should we be having per day? Well, the American Heart Association now recommends men to have no more than 36g of added sugar and women no more than 25g of added sugar per day.

Diet Soft Drinks – Are they really that bad?

You can call them fizzy drinks, pop, soda or soft drinks – but whatever you call them, we all know that they’re not exactly classed as ‘healthy’, right? Regular soft drinks have been linked with conditions such as obesity and diabetes to name just a few. (1)(2) The sugar content in a regular soft drink…

The low down on added sugar

Seeing as we are one week in to January & 2016 as of today, tip 7 is going to be a challenge set for some of you. Be aware of your (added) sugar intake Challenge: Switch your regular fizzy drink for a low/no calorie version to help you drop calories A lot more people than…