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30g Fibre a day – can we fix it?

I’m so rock and roll that at the end of January I sat on my laptop and attended a Fbre Symptosium. Yes really. You can see why I don’t have many friends 😉 One thing that struck me was how tricky it can be to achieve the fibre recommendations unless you eat uber healthily and […]

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Carbohydrates, the Good Guys.

Carbohydrates are often seen as the baddies of the nutrition world. There are so many low carb diets out there and lots of claims about carbohydrates being the reason people can’t lose weight.   Carbohydrates are actually the bodies favoured energy source. Given a choice of protein, fat and carbohydrate the body will always choose […]

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Should we all be Vegetarian?

Meat. A lot of us eat it. A lot of us like it. Really we should be eating less of it though. Why you ask? Are you serious? Sorry but Yes. Although meat itself is not bad, eating too much of it is not good. It contain saturated fat which can contribute to heart disease. […]

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