Tag: carbs

Do carbs make you fat

Do carbs make you fat?

 

One of our recent features in The Telegraph: "Do carbs make you fat?" Low carbohydrate diets are still hugely popular, with many of us considering a low carb approach as almost essential if we want to lose weight and stay...

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Healthy working lunch options

 

Most of us have read the W10 food stages system, and we know what we’re supposed to be eating. Check out the W10 food stages and W10 traffic lights nutrition systems or see the posters at the gym if you...

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Team Carb!

 

OK, I’ll admit it, I was a Dukan dieter. On one hand, it did deliver quick results. My mistake was thinking that it was some kind of long term strategy. For those unfamiliar with the Dukan diet, there are four...

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Can I eat Porridge?

 

It’s not sensible to make recommendations on foods in isolation. You can only do so when looked at in the context of the broader diet. So, it depends. Porridge was a staple breakfast in my very Scottish Gran’s house. Made...

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Are Bananas bad for you?

 

I actually got asked this question this week. Are you kidding me? How on earth did we get to the stage when people are questioning the benefits of fruit? Another personal trainer apparently told a female in our gym that...

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Should I Eat Carbs At Night?

 

The idea of avoiding carbs at night, much like many other weight loss diets (low carb, low fat etc), serves merely as a simple calorie reduction tool.  Now this isn’t necessarily bad but it certainly isn’t a must for fat...

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Good carbs v bad carbs

 

There is quite a lot of misconception around the topic of Carbohydrate. We hear sentences such as “good carbs” “complex carbs” “no carbs” and it can all become quite confusing. Put simply, what is the difference between a “good” carb...

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