Understanding weight gain. Part one - physiology

28th November 2019

How we gain weight is incredibly diverse, yet also specific to any one individual gaining weight. This blog will act as the first in a three part series and will cover physiological weight gain.

28 November 2019/Author: Matt Whitaker/Number of views (270)
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Research suggests blood pressure medication should be taken in the evening

18th November 2019

Findings from a recent study suggests that blood pressure meds are more effective when taken in the evening, findings that might have implications for lots of people

18 November 2019/Author: Sean Wheatley/Number of views (384)
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Low carb and Type 2 diabetes – the underappreciated importance of reduced medication requirements

14th November 2019

In people with Type 2 diabetes, much of the research on low carb diets suggests it is better in the short term but that there is little difference in outcomes compared to other ways of eating over a longer duration. But these studies often don't consider the different impact these diets have on medication needs, an omission that may have a major influence on the conclusions.

14 November 2019/Author: Sean Wheatley/Number of views (846)
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Food, Mood and Cravings

31st October 2019

In this week`s blog, we discuss how food can have an impact on your mood and behaviour and most importantly, what you can do about it. 

04 November 2019/Author: Paul Hollinrake/Number of views (276)
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Considerations for a Meat-Free Diet

23rd October 2019

With the widespread popularity of vegetarian and vegan diets in recent years, this week's blog focuses on some of the factors that should be taken into consideration for individual health if you are, or thinking of going, meat-free. 

23 October 2019/Author: Nina Evans/Number of views (384)
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Nutritional ketosis and physical activity

3rd October 2019

Research has always favoured the use of carbohydrates prior to partaking in, during and whilst recovering from physical activity. Does this mean those following a dietary approach that restricts carbs will inhibit their activity capacity? This blog explores this topic.

03 October 2019/Author: Matt Whitaker/Number of views (356)
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Menopause, Weight loss and Health

Menopause can be challenging both emotionally and physically for alot of women. This blog will give an overview of what menopause is, with a focus on how positive lifestyle factors can help manage this natural life stage event.

29 August 2019/Author: Paul Hollinrake/Number of views (662)
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It Takes A Little Motivation

16th August 2019

Changing behaviour can be terribly difficult and trying to manage motivation is one of the hardest parts. One of the main components in successful behaviour change is internal motivation, but how can we focus on this type of motivation and work to increase it?

16 August 2019/Author: Nina Evans/Number of views (660)
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Maximising Longevity

1st August 2019

The answer to what makes humans live longer is very much so sought after. This blog covers the more researched areas of maximising longevity.

01 August 2019/Author: Matt Whitaker/Number of views (427)
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One size doesn’t fit all (revisited) – how far have we come?

It's becoming more and more accepted that different dietary approaches suit different people, but how close are we to being able to tell which is the "right" approach for which person? This week's blog takes a look.

18 July 2019/Author: Sean Wheatley/Number of views (773)
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