X-PERT Blogs

Micronutrients are no small topic

18th October 2018

This blog will briefly introduce different micronutrients, their function and foods they are commonly found in.

18 October 2018/Author: Matt Whitaker/Number of views (73)
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Sweet e-vape? Are e-cigarettes the solution for smoking cessation?

4th October 2018

The use of e-cigarettes as a tool for helping people quit smoking is still considered controversial by some people, despite many important institutions supporting their use. So are the fears founded, or should we be promoting vaping as a suitable solution?

04 October 2018/Author: Sean Wheatley/Number of views (166)
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X-PERT Blog 52: Natural compounds for blood glucose control

This blog will discuss the key vitamins and minerals that have important functions in the metabolism of carbohydrate, fat, and protein and which foods to include in the diet to avoid any deficiencies in these key nutrients and therefore better regulate blood glucose.
27 September 2018/Author: Paul Hollinrake/Number of views (96)
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X-PERT Blog 51: Food Fortification

20th September 2018

Our cupboards are filled with fortified food, but are they really the answer to optimising our nutrient intake?

19 September 2018/Author: Nina Evans/Number of views (113)
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X-PERT Blog 50: Don’t weight to start resistance training

13th September 2018

Resistance training’s health benefits exceed above and beyond increasing muscle size and strength. This type of exercise has a role to play in the prevention and management of many long-term metabolic and cardiovascular complications.

13 September 2018/Author: Matt Whitaker/Number of views (212)
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X-PERT Blog 49: Eat healthy and save money

This blog explains 10 ways that you can eat healthy whole foods without having to spend more on food.

30 August 2018/Author: Paul Hollinrake/Number of views (133)
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X-PERT Blog 48: Stress, symptoms and management

23rd August 2018

This week’s blog is going to focus on stress - what is it and how can we manage it for the sake of our overall health?

23 August 2018/Author: Nina Evans/Number of views (186)
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X-PERT Blog 47: Food labelling, what to really look for

17th August 2018

Reading food labels can be confusing, especially when adopting a new dietary approach. This blog highlights which pieces of information may be more useful than others!

17 August 2018/Author: Matt Whitaker/Number of views (252)
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X-PERT Blog 46: Diabetes Remission Revisited: Why One Size Might Fit All After All… (Sometimes)

9th August 2018

At X-PERT we normally say "one size doesn't fit all". But when it comes to putting type 2 diabetes into remission, this might not always be the case. This week's blog takes a quick look at the latest research in this area and what this might mean for people with type 2 diabetes.

09 August 2018/Author: Sean Wheatley/Number of views (492)
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X-PERT Blog 45: Whetting the Appetite – Part Two: Coping with Hunger Cues

Our environment can have a profound influence on what and how much we eat. This blog highlights how to be more mindful when it comes to eating and how to tune into your hunger cues.

01 August 2018/Author: Paul Hollinrake/Number of views (309)
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