The gluten-free diet has rapidly increased in popularity in recent years, with it being a relatively simple diet that brings about a wide variety of health benefits. There are many foods that are naturally free of gluten. When you are looking to make a nutrition plan change, the gluten-free diet has the potential to help you become more conscious of the ...

Meal prep is a fantastic way to make sure that you stick to eating healthily. There are lots of benefits such as time-saving, helping to avoid cravings, creating less stress and cost benefits from bulk buying. Planning your week’s meals ahead and having healthy meals and snacks ready to eat during the week will help you to avoid the temptation of ...

Eating a vegetarian diet has become more popular over recent years with up to 18% of the world’s population choosing to stick to vegetarian food. People choose a vegetarian diet for religious, ethical or health reasons. There are some people who have chosen to become vegetarian as it is seen as more environmentally friendly. A standard vegetarian diet is a diet ...

The term “intermittent fasting” has become increasingly popular over the last few years. There are many studies that have found that intermittent fasting can have positive effects on your body and mind and may help with many health problems. It is not a diet in the traditional sense as it does not dictate what foods you can or cannot eat. Instead, ...

A vegan diet consists of foods that are sourced from plants such as fruits, vegetables, grains and nuts. It also includes foods that are made from plants. Vegans do not eat any food that is sourced from animals including meat, fish, dairy, eggs, honey and gelatin. It can be a more restrictive diet than a vegetarian diet as so many common ...

The Atkins Diet is a diet meal plan/diet created by Dr. Robert Atkins, an esteemed American cardiologist. He conducted research that discovered the benefits of a different nutritional approach to traditional diet methods. He advocated that it was about eating the right foods rather than eating less. The aim of the Atkins Diet is to help people lose weight by limiting ...

Superfood is a term that has become increasingly popular over the last 5 years. It was promoted by the food industry as a way of marketing particular foods as nutrient-rich with a particular capacity to boost your health in some way. Always remember that no single food can provide everything you need in a healthy diet. No food alone has special ...

A keto diet or otherwise called ketogenic diet is a diet that is low carb (low in carbohydrates) and high in fat. It is believed to provide many health benefits. There are many studies that have found that a keto diet can help you to lose weight more effectively and faster. It can also improve your health. In many cases, ...

The Paleo diet is based upon eating only foods that our ancestors (typically cavemen) would have eaten. Research suggests that the diet of hunter-gatherers consisted of only whole foods. Studies show that hunter-gatherers had reduced rates of heart disease, diabetes and obesity. It is believed that this is due to their active lifestyle and wholefood diet. The Paleo Diet has ...

Ergogenic foods are foods that are considered to enhance sporting performance. They form part of the science related to sports nutrition and play an important part in the requirements of many training regimes. They are particularly popular with people who take part in strength training such as weightlifting and bodybuilding as well as endurance sports such as cycling, swimming, running ...