Review Category : Nutrition

Looking At Labels

Checking food labels will help you to identify hidden fats, sugars and salt in processed foods and may identify the types of fats in food. Remember that sugar-free doesn’t mean low-calorie or low-fat. Such fats may be high in both.

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Exercise And Alcohol Do Not Mix Well

While exercising is a big part of life for many people, it cannot be the only thing that people have going for them. There is a need for people to eat properly but there is also a need for people to be socially active with other people. There are many different ways in which people can engage and interact with others and alcohol definitely a strong part in many people’s social lives. Having a drink with friends can be a great way to unwind after work or to have fun but it may start to impact on the exercise routine of many people.

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Fats Explained

As well as keeping an eye on the total amount of fat you eat, choosing the right type of fat is also important for heart health. Keep to a minimum the amount of saturated fats you have, by avoiding fats like butter and lard. Instead, choose unsaturated fats like spreads, olive and sunflower oils.

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Alcohol – Will It Hurt Your Goals?

Whether it’s the few glasses of alcohol after work, the Friday night pints and curry at the local or the Saturday night clubbing. It’s hard to deny the mass integration into many British social activities, they even sell lager and wine at the cinema now! However you choose to take your poison, the common question that should be present in everyone’s mind is how it affects your progression towards your goals but unfortunately the understanding for most is minimal.

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