Nutrition

  • Mixed Berry Breakfast Smoothie by Waitrose

    Mixed Berry Breakfast Smoothie by Waitrose

    18th March 2015

    This fruity mixed berry breakfast smoothie with crunchy oats will get your morning off to a great start, seeing you through until lunchtime. Preparation time: 10 minutes Serves: 2 Ingredients 3 tbsp porridge oats ½ x 480g pack frozen Love…

  • Jamie Oliver Ready To Eat Pouches

    Jamie Oliver Ready To Eat Pouches

    12th March 2015

    Do you struggle to find tasty alternatives to potatoes and rice? These handy pouches from Mr Oliver are packed with pulses and grains… Eaten hot or cold, and promoted as a healthy alternative side dish to potatoes and rice, the…

  • Alcohol and fitness: The truth

    Alcohol and fitness: The truth

    12th January 2015

    Does alcohol help or hinder your fitness and how do you fast-track hangover recovery? The truth about alcohol and fitness.  Beer Research reveals the power of the recovery pint Bitter: 4% abv (alcohol by volume) – calories per pint 180-200 …

  • Hangover tips for training

    Hangover tips for training

    12th January 2015

    Let’s just say you do have a moment of over indulgence ahead a major event – here’s how to fast-track your way through a hangover with our hangover tips… Dress code Compensate for the effect alcohol has on your internal…

  • How to lose weight and keep it off

    How to lose weight and keep it off

    12th January 2015

    Personal trainer Rob Jones looks at how to lose weight the healthy way… Q. I’d like to lose a bit of timber and keep it off. What’s a reasonable monthly target for weight loss? Nick Barnes, by email  A. Losing weight is…

  • Training on the 5:2 diet

    Training on the 5:2 diet

    12th January 2015

    Guidance on training while following this popular diet from sports nutritionist, Emma Barraclough… Q. A couple of friends are doing the 5:2 diet and I’m tempted to join them. Can I train on my two ‘starvation’ days? Jason White, by email A.…

  • Eating raw eggs like Rocky

    Eating raw eggs like Rocky

    7th January 2015

    Are eating raw eggs all they’re cracked up to be? Nutritionist Emma Barraclough answers your questions… Q. In the Rocky films he ate his eggs raw with milk. Is there any benefit to eating eggs this way? Bill Hopkins, by email…