10 Alternatives to Protein Supplements

10 Alternatives to Protein Supplements There is no getting away from the fact the protein supplements market is massive! It is estimated that by 2017 the world will be spending a staggering £8bn on sport related protein products, such as bars, shakes and other drinks. I have said on a number of occasions that protein…

Alternatives to Juice Plus – Part 2

Alternatives to Juice Plus – Part 2 Part 2 of my Facebook series of videos looks at the Juice Plus Soup. After noticing the following claim on their website it made me wonder just how cheap you can make soup for. “Even in your own kitchen you will find it a challenge to conjure up…

Alternatives to Juice Plus – Part 1

Alternatives to Juice Plus – Part 1 As part of my ‘Alternatives to Juice Plus’ series on my Facebook, there will be an accompanying blog which will provide more information. In this first part, I will be looking into one of the companies most heavily marketed products, the Berry Blend Capsules and letting you know…

12 Tips to Help You Stick to Your Weight Loss Plan

12 Tips To Help You Stick to Your Weight Loss Plan Now that we are into the new year, many of us will be embarking on a new weight loss journey having previously tried many ‘celebrity’ diets, extreme diets as well as the countless supplements being sold by friends on social media. Unfortunately there is…

Why should you not be using Juice Plus?

Why Should You Be Careful of Aloe Vera Supplements? I’ve been seeing so much stuff on social media recently about ‪#‎JuicePlus with the tagline: “the next best thing to fruit and vegetables”. With some products costing upwards of £90 a month or “for as little as £3 a day.” To be honest why spend £3 a…

Easy Hummus Dip

Easy Hummus Dip Ingredients Chickpeas Lemon Juice Paprika Cayenne Pepper Olive oil Method Step 1: If using raw chick peas place in a bowl and cover with water. Step 2: Leave overnight (or around 10 hours). Step 3: Add chick peas, lemon juice and spices to food processor. Step 4: While food processor is running, slowly…

How Important is Iron in Sport

How Important is Iron in Sport What is it needed for? Transports oxygen in the blood and muscles  Involved in energy release from cells  Red blood cell production Immune system A lack of Iron in the body can reduce the amount of oxygen that can be delivered to tissues which will result in the capacity…

Nutrition in Golf

Nutrition in Golf Golf is a sport many people feel that nutrition does not play a big role in the success of players. With the Ryder Cup fast approaching and the interest in the sport increasing as a result, I have made this post to give you an idea of the nutritional and requirements of…