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How much wheat we eat

Gluten is headline news. Wheat is in many foods, and it seems more people are becoming intolerant to this innocuous grain. What’s that all about? Gluten is a mixture of two proteins…

What is ‘functional fitness’?

Historically the role of a Personal Trainer has focussed on sports specific training, that is, training athletes and sports people to be fitter and stronger specifically for their sport. Footballers may have…

Easy Brown Rice

Brown rice could be a superfood – a half cup of brown rice provides loads of nutrients, including 5% of your daily protein requirement, 8% of your daily fibre, slow-burning carbs and…

Why Turbo Train?

Sometimes is just not possible to get out on a long bike ride. Turbo training is a great option, especially if you have childcare responsibilities, are short of time or need to…

Breakfast Jar

This is an idea I picked up in Australia, a tasty treat for breakfast on the go. You can even take it to work and eat it at your desk (although we…

Alcohol audit

If you want to know just how many units of alcohol you are taking into your body, do an audit. You may be surprised to find out how many you consume. Working…