“Are grapes making me fat?”

“Are grapes making me fat?”

A common question we get asked…”Are grapes fattening?” Lets break it down a bit… Grapes are a fruit, so a portion (a handful) counts as 1 of your 5 a day. Good thing  Grapes are a fantastic antioxidant, this means they help counteract bad processes in your body to put...
Fit at 50+vat

Fit at 50+vat

When you’re 50 and over, good chance you’ve your children reared and it’s time to think about living your best life again Booking more holidays Meeting friends Doing all the things you love to do Let’s be honest, you want to feel good about yourself, feel as fit,...
Resistance Training and Menopause

Resistance Training and Menopause

Dealing with menopause can be very difficult for some, with the lack of female hormones, many changes happen, some which can affect mood, energy levels and maintenance of weight. Did you know that workouts can ease the transition into menopause by helping to relieve...
What Karen said in work

What Karen said in work

“Don’t eat cooked ham, it’s bad for you.” “Avoid fruit, it’s got too much sugar in it.” “Diet coke is worse than full fat coke for you.” “Why are you eating protein? You’re trying to lose weight, you’re not a body builder.” “I can eat as much sauce covered salad as I...
Successful Long Term Dieting

Successful Long Term Dieting

Successful long term dieting is one of the hardest things we will face in this life. Adherence is key. We are told this often enough but rarely is it explained to us in a way we can understand. What really is diet adherence? In our opinion, it is eating in a way that...