Christmas Treats

Did you know, one mince pie has approximately 350 calories in? And lets face it, we all know how easy it is to have more than one! With the lead up to Christmas being the hardest time to resist tempting treats such as pies, biscuits, chocolate and more, why not try some of the recipes below for a lower calorie alternative. As I said on my first ever blog post, ‘I
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Takeaways – The best of the worst!

Pizza. Indian. Chinese. Fish & Chips. Kebabs… When it comes to takeaway, most of us aren’t thinking about healthy eating. We are thinking what’s quick, comforting, requires no effort and can be delivered to the door? I have been researching different takeaway menus and looking at what is a better option for you. I’ll start with Pizza –  Using Dominos as the example. And I must say this is the calorie content that scared
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Half way there!

We are 6 weeks into the 12 weeks ’til Christmas Challenge and so far you have taken your ‘before’ photos, completed 2 exercise challenges and hopefully been more aware of what and how much you are eating. We now have 6 weeks to go and as the ‘C‘ word gets closer things becomes a little harder – the colder weather helps to decrease our motivation for healthy eating & exercise and an increase
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What is a Calorie?

With the continued talk of ‘How many calories are in that sandwich’ to ‘How many calories can I eat in a day’, it is important to understand… What a calorie actually is? Without getting too technological on you: Calories are a measure of the amount of energy in food. We all need energy to function, much like a car needing petrol to drive. Energy from calories fuel your every move
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