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Why Moderation is the Key to Healthy Eating

“Everything in moderation”- Dietitians have undoubtedly repeated this phrase many times over when it comes to healthy eating. However, what is moderation exactly? And why do some of us find it easier to follow a restrictive diet, avoiding particular foods or entire food groups, rather than enjoying everything we like, but in smaller quantities? How do we ensure that by allowing ourselves a scoop of our favourite ice cream or a small glass of wine that we won’t end up…

Why We Fall off the Diet Wagon and How to Get Back on Track

We all want to be healthy and look attractive. It is no wonder that many of us seem to constantly watch what we eat. Perhaps we can all, more or less, relate to the following scenario: You have an important occasion coming in a couple of months and you decide that, in order to look your best, you need to shed a few pounds. You set yourself a target to eat X amount of calories per day and manage to stick to your plan…

Why Dieting is Not Easy and How You Can Become Better at It

The current political situation in the UK might be heated. Unfortunately, the same doesn't apply to the British weather! Regardless, Summer is officially here and that means that holidays, weddings and festivals are all in full swing. Understandably, looking and feeling good in fewer clothes is one of the top priorities for many of us right now. So what is the last port of call for those of us who procrastinated this spring and are quickly trying to undo all the damage done to our waistlines during the colder seasons? You've probably guessed…

Has Instagram changed our perception of health and beauty?

Gone are the days where social media was simply a way to catch up with friends or see what they were up to a Friday night. Numerous social networks, such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, have now transcended this simple connection to friends and family and become an entirely separate virtual reality - one that is becoming as important to many people as their actual "offline" lives. Social media has clearly had a major impact on our personal lives and…

Fitness trackers: worth the splurge?

You may have noticed that, more and more, people are swapping their traditional watches for high-tech wristbands and smartwatches.  As technology progresses, wearable devices are no longer just for elite athletes. They are becoming a big part of our everyday lives. Whether you are about to start your fitness journey or are already sticking to those New Year’s resolutions, you may be wondering if a fitness tracker is a worthwhile investment in your wellbeing. The wearable technology industry is rapidly…

Bikini Body Guide: Another Fitness FAD or Worth a Try?

Photo courtesy of Kayla Itsines - kaylaitsines.com It may not feel like it, but Spring has officially started (at least as far as meteorologists are concerned)! Although we may still be hiding a multitude of sins under our baggy jumpers, many of us will soon be searching for the new perfect diet and exercise regimen to get those perfect “crop-top worthy” abs and “skinny jeans worthy” legs. Not to mention that the summer holidays are now just few months away! Soon, we’ll all start…