All the food that we eat has some kind of nutritional value, whether it’s low sugar snacks and healthy protein bars to a pina colada, they all have some kind of effect.
The impact of food on our blood sugar levels is rated by a GI-index rating, or glycemic index. Studies have shown that a low GI-diet could lead to weight loss while also reducing the risks associated with heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Carbohydrates are the only macro-nutrient which effects our GI-levels.
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Any athlete will look at ways in which they can maximise what their body can achieve and seek ways in which to enhance their health and wellbeing. Whether they are a runner or a cyclist or an athlete taking part in another sport, it is vital that their body is performing at its peak.
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If you don’t have a Cherry Bakewell sundae on a Sunday what even is life?
Thanks to @Hannahbakescakes for this scrumptious Sunday treat. Don’t forget to take a look at her incredible cake creations!
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Despite many thinking that yoga is a relatively simple exercise, it is more challenging than it looks. However, it incorporates muscles and breathing and so, it does require the right foods in order to make sure that your body is prepared before but also after.
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Yoga has been practised for centuries and is known to leave people feeling relaxed, calm while also improving their health and wellbeing in a number of ways. While yoga might not be considered a strenuous form of exercise that is physical there are forms of yoga that can help you to lose weight.
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Dare to give up the sweet stuff?
Are you a sugar addict? I am, or maybe…was?
Once something we only consumed naturally, for instance through the natural sugars found in fruit, we now find added sugar in almost every kind of food we consume. While sugar might be seriously delicious, it’s also serious addictive and can definitely mess with your mood, sleep and good vibes.
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Go bananas with this scrumptious Millionaire Crunch topped protein pancake recipe!
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Looking for a delicious high protein pancake recipe to make pancake day a real treat? Look no further.
These super simple strawberry pancakes are the perfect way to start your pancake day on the right foot, packed with low-GI energy, the extra oats from our low sugar protein flapjacks keeps the texture interesting!
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Until very recently fibre has been shuffled under the rug, overshadowed by it’s trendier mates like protein. Finally, fibre might just be becoming the cool kid it was meant to be. But what does fibre do? Fibre is crucial to your diet regardless of age and plays a number of roles in ensuring your body ticks over at it’s best.
In the last few years research has begun to demonstrate its usefulness for weight loss. So, how does it work and why does it work?
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So you want to get fit and get the most of the time you spend exercising? You know what they say: work smart, not hard (but you’ll probably have to do both!)
Many people believe that you have to spend hours in the gym or run marathons daily see any sort of results but you’ll be chuffed to know that just isn’t the case. In fact, if you use the following hacks you can not only get the most from each session but you’ll also see the best results!
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