Sugar

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By James Morris Personal Trainer, Chertsey, Surrey.     Most adults and children in the UK eat too much sugar. Cut down by eating fewer sugary foods, such as sweets, cakes and biscuits, and drinking fewer sugary drinks. (NHS Choices. 2016) The kind of sugar we eat too much of is known as “free sugars”. Free… Read more »

Meat

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  Meat is a good source of protein, vitamins and minerals in your diet. Meats such as chicken, pork, lamb and beef are all rich in protein. Red meat provides us with iron, and meat is also one of the main sources of vitamin B12. (NHS Choices.2016)   Never eat processed meats eating a lot can raise cholesterol… Read more »

Five Plus Fruit & Veg a Day

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  Fruit and vegetables are part of a healthy, balanced diet and can help us stay healthy. It’s important that we eat enough of them. (NHS Choices, 2016) Evidence shows there are significant health benefits to getting at least five 80g portions of a variety of fruit and vegetables every day. That’s five portions of fruit and veg in total,… Read more »

Drink Plenty of Water

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  Water is a healthy and cheap choice for quenching your thirst at any time. It has no calories and contains no sugars that can damage teeth. Plain tea, fruit tea and coffee (without added sugar) can also be healthy. If you don’t like the taste of plain water, try sparkling water or add a… Read more »

Limit fructose to lose body fat

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By James Morris Personal Trainer from Chertsey, Surrey.       Consuming too much fructose can slow down thyroid function, reduce metabolism and negatively affect body composition Limit fructose in your diet to only fruit sources, eliminate all fructose-based corn syrup – that means beware of modern day foods. One of the worst sources of… Read more »