Diet

Diet, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

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Macros 101: everything you need to know about proteins, carbs and fats

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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    Health

    Can the dopamine diet actually make you happier?

  • A woman with a salad and a smoothie logging her calories in her phone
    Nutrition

    Is the amount of energy or nutritional value more important when it comes to food?

  • Salt: is sodium bad for you, and how much should you have?
    Nutrition

    Do you need to eat more salt if you’re exercising?

Latest Stories

Is fruit really packed with unhealthy sugar?
Nutrition

Is there really “too much” sugar in fruit?

Whole fruits, fruit juice and smoothies aren't equal.

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Miranda Larbi
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A bowl of pasta with mushroms, rocket and cheese
Nutrition

This is how eating more carbs can help you get stronger (praise be)

Power your performance with pasta.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Giving up sugar
Nutrition

“I went on a two-week sugar detox — here’s why I'm sticking with it”

Once you take a break from the sweet stuff, you won't want to go back

Posted by
Kavi Shah
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Wellbeing

Under-fuelling your body affects more than just your workout - here’s how

Missed periods, brittle hair and mood swings are just some of the side effects.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Miranda Larbi
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The pressure to have a post-lockdown “summer body” is having a really worrying effect

Nutritionists share concerns for rises in crash dieting, and how to break out of damaging patterns.

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Nutrition

How your diet could be disrupting your sleep

These are all the foods that get in the way of a good night's sleep.

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
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Strength

“Giving up macro counting is the best thing I've done for my mental health”

Counting macros might work for some but for anyone with a history of disordered eating, it can open up a can of worms.

Posted by
Anya Ryan
Published
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Workouts

How to avoid the the trap of ‘all or nothing’ thinking around fitness and diet

Why a ‘go hard’ mindset can set you up for disappointment and failure.

Posted by
Kimberley Wilson
Published
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Nutrition

Trying to cut down on coffee? Get an energy boost from these caffeine-free alternatives

All of the energising benefits with none of the side effects.

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
Published
woman holding plank on a mat while working out
Strength

How strength training can improve your metabolism

Strength training doesn’t just help build muscle, it also makes our metabolic systems function better.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
Juicy fruits and vegetables, products in a reusable shopping bag
Nutrition

Not sure what counts as your five a day? Here's what you need to know

How to know if you're eating the recommended amount of fruit and vegetables – and which ones count.

Posted by
Florie Mwanza
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Chloe Gray
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“No, you don‘t need to lose weight before you come out of lockdown”

The least interesting thing about 21 June will be the way you look.

Mediterranean food spread
Nutrition

Forget protein shakes - you should be eating a Mediterranean meal post-workout

The omega-3 boost can help you improve endurance and speed up muscle recovery.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
Health

Everything you need to know about zinc

First, it's a nutritional powerhouse

In partnership with
Imedeen
Beauty

What happens to your skin through the decades of your life

Your skin is constantly changing - so make your skincare routine is too

In partnership with
Imedeen
Recipes

Best foods to eat to fight inflammation and why it’s so important

An expert tells us everything we need to know.

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
Published
Nutrition

“I finally managed my gut health – without a restricted diet”

Fitness trainer Tally Rye learned that restriction was not the answer.

Posted by
Tally Rye
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Gut health can impact your fitness goals
Strength

6 foods you can eat to boost your immune system, because gut health is so important

Your digestive system affects much more than you think.

Posted by
Florie Mwanza
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Chloe Gray
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How to make nutritious food choices – without going on a diet

Eat well without restriction.

Vegan tacos
Strength

How to do (and stick with) Veganuary

The foods to stock up on and supplements you need in order to get through the month.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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