New sugar tax to combat obesity

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Written by James Morris Personal Trainer       Sugar-filled soft drinks will see a tax hike in April 2018 in an attempt to combat rising levels of obesity. Tax on drinks with more than five grams of sugar per 100ml will be levied by 18p per litre, while those with eight grams or more of… Read more »

40 days and 40 nights

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Written by James Morris Personal Trainer       Are you giving up certain foods or activities during Lent (a 40-day period between Ash Wednesday and Easter) or are your adding positive foods or activities to your life?   Whatever you choose, traditional lent is talked about lasting for 40 days. So you need strategies… Read more »

Autopilot causes weight gain?

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Written by James Morris Personal Trainer     The consequence of automatic responses to contextual food cues are an increased caloric consumption and poor dietary choices.  Contextual food cues are a specific circumstance or situation that solicits a particular response. For example, if on the way home from work you drive past a supermarket, it may trigger… Read more »

Spend less eat healthy

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Written by James Morris Personal Trainer     The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose by 1.6% in the year to December 2016, compared with a 1.2% rise in the year to November. (sager. 2017) The main contributor to this, was the increase in the price of food.   Ten money saving tips: (BDA. 2016.) Plan ahead, write… Read more »

Healthy Packed Lunches

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Written by James Morris Personal Trainer     Packed lunches don’t have to be bland, you just have to plan and prepare to create a healthy and tasty meal that will support your health, fitness and weight loss goals.   When planning include the following food groups to include: Starchy carbohydrates, are packed full of… Read more »