Month: July 2022

Put yo hand if you love carbs? 🥨🥖🍞🥯⁠⁠

Put yo hand if you love carbs? 🥨🥖🍞🥯⁠⁠

⁠⁠I mean I still don’t understand why the dieting industry needs to make everyone afraid of this food group. ⁠⁠⁠⁠Yes let’s reduce the amount of processed carbs but let’s keep in those healthy wholegrain options that are packed full of fibre and nutrients. ⁠⁠⁠⁠In the academy we are all about balancing our carbs, not eliminating […]

Serving Size vs. Portion Size 🍽️

Serving Size vs. Portion Size 🍽️

A key part of healthy eating is choosing the appropriate amounts of different foods. When it comes to deciding how much to eat, the terms serving size and portion size are often used interchangeably. However, they don’t mean the same thing 🤯 Serving Size 🥣Serving size is a standardised amount of food set by food manufacturers. It […]

Top Tips for Choosing Better Quality Meats 🍔🥩🌭

Top Tips for Choosing Better Quality Meats 🍔🥩🌭

The temperature is on the increase again, which means the BBQs are out when we get the chance ☀️🌡️ In our “Top Tips for Eating Healthily at BBQs” post one of the tips was to go for the leaner cuts of meat. But what should you be looking for in BBQ meats? Here are our tips […]

Boosting Your Metabolism 🔥

Boosting Your Metabolism 🔥

People often blame their weight on a slow metabolism, but what does that mean? Metabolism is the process of breaking down what you eat or drink into energy. Your metabolism depends on a variety of factors, including age, body fat, muscle mass, activity level and genetics. While your metabolism influences your energy needs and potentially […]

Top Tips for Healthy Snacking 

Top Tips for Healthy Snacking 

Have you ever stopped to think about why snacking is important? Snacking is important for a number of reasons:  Helps stabilise energy and blood sugar levels Prevents overeating at mealtime Controls appetite Makes it easier to choose healthy food Improves concentration and mood Promotes weight loss You shouldn’t be snacking, “just because”, snacks should be eaten mindfully when you are […]

The WLA Emotional Eating 4-Step Process

The WLA Emotional Eating 4-Step Process

What is Emotional Eating? We don’t always eat to satisfy physical hunger. Many of us turn to food for comfort, stress relief, or to reward ourselves. And when we do, we tend to reach for comfort in unhealthy foods. Emotional eating is using food to make yourself feel better – to fill emotional needs, rather […]

Getting A Handle On Portion Sizes 🍱

Getting A Handle On Portion Sizes 🍱

Teaching portion sizes is an effective way to support individuals to improve their eating habits. Portion sizes typically depend on what is usually consumed, hunger levels and how much is in a pack or on a plate. However, having a healthy, balanced diet is about getting the right types of foods and drinks in healthy […]

World Chocolate Day 🍫😋

World Chocolate Day 🍫😋

It is World Chocolate Day today (7th July) – what better excuse to have a little indulgence. Not only does eating dark chocolate trigger the brain to release endorphins, known as the “feel good” hormones but cocoa also has some other surprising health benefits including:  High in magnesium, iron and zinc  High in polyphenols and […]

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