Tag Archives: "Weight Management"

Why you should eat slowly

If you’re anything like me, then you have a tendency to inhale most of your meals without even thinking. I KNOW I should eat slowly, but just because we KNOW what we should do doesn’t mean we do it! Many of us are aware that eating slowly is a good ide …

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Food Unwrapped

Making another appearance on Food Unwrapped on Thursday 6 June 2019. Watch on Channel 4 at 8 pm The post Food Unwrapped appeared first on Mairi Huntly.

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May is… National Walking Month!

Did you know May is National Walking Month? Get those comfortable shoes on and get walking!   There are lots of good reasons to walk more and the NHS have an interesting page on the topic which offers some useful facts and tips: Walking for health Walk …

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Eat Well – A Balanced Diet

In order to stay healthy and make sure that our bodies are getting all the nutrition they need, it is important to eat a variety of foods from each of the major food groups. Carbohydrates: Carbohydrates are broken down in the body to glucose. They prov …

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The real truth about carbs

Are carbs fattening? Many people fear that eating carb-rich foods will make them gain weight, however, 1-gram of carbs provides 4 Kcals compared to 1-gram fat which provides 9kcals. Any food can cause weight gain if you eat too much of it. The importan …

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Food Unwrapped Summer Diet Special

Making my TV debut on Food Unwrapped Summer Diet Special with Jimmy Doherty. The show will be airing on Channel 4 on Friday 13th July 2018 at 20:00.    The post Food Unwrapped Summer Diet Special appeared first on Mairi Huntly.

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Healthy Chicken Noodle Salad

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10 Weight loss Tips for a healthier you

Weigh yourself once a week at the same time of the day. Make sure your scales are accurate. If you weigh yourself more often, you are just weighing changes in fluid balance. Set yourself a realistic weight loss target. As a guide, you should aim for a …

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Menopause and diet

The menopause usually happens between the ages of 45-55 years. Changes that occur during the menopause Increase in blood pressure Increase in cholesterol levels Weakening of the bones Why? Caused due to falling oestrogen levels Early symptoms Weight ga …

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Are you getting enough Calcium?

Why is calcium important Calcium is important for all ages for strong bones and teeth. However, I often find that my clients, family, and friends diets are low in calcium. What are the best sources of calcium? Dairy foods including milk, yoghurt and ch …

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