Food

Nutritional Label Guide

This informative, concise and visual infographic provides lots of detail on nutritional guides and what we should be looking for when reading them. This includes servings, calories, fats and nutrients.

7 Nutrition Tips for Effective Fat Loss

Positive Health Wellness have produced a definitive guide via an infographic with images and ideas on 7 ways nutritional tips anemic ideas for effective, safe and sustained fat loss. This infographic was written by Karen Reed

The nutritional tips are: 

- Diet at an appropriate rate

Recipe - Veggie Ragu

'VEGGIE-RAGU'

High 5 to one of my clients for sending me the picture of the Veggie-Ragu they made.

 

She made the recipe from the 'Delicious Magazine'.

 

Looks tasty and nutritious too with the nutritional values per 'serving' of:

 

- 341 calories 

- 14.2g protein

- 8.6g fat (1.1g saturated)

 

High 5,

 

Matt

 

Better Breakfasts with Protein-Rich Eggs

A study published in the International Jounal of Obesity suggests that eating an egg first thing each morning for breakfast could help with limiting our calorie intake throughout the rest of the day. The study reported that leucine, which is an essential amino acid found in high quality protein such as eggs, most likely gives a weight loss advantage when dieting by helping to decrease our loss of lean muscle tissue, whilst also increasing our loss of body fat and stabilising blood glucose levels.

Healthy Breakfast Ideas You Can Make Ahead

Positive Health Wellness have produced a definitive guide via an infographic with images of 7 'healthy' ideas for breakfast that we can make ahead to save time and ensure we make good nutritional choices. This infographic was written by Karen Reed. The 7 breakfast ideas are: 

- Granola Muffins

FITNESS FOOD: HOMEMADE LOWER CALORIE/FAT CHICKEN PROVENÇAL

LOWER CALORIE/FAT CHICKEN PROVENÇAL

Approx 300 calories per 'portion'

Prep and cooking time: 45-60 minutes

- Diced Chicken
- Onions
- Garlic
- Tomatoes
- Herbs
- Red and Yellow Pepper
- Leek
- Courgettes
- Cold Water
- Puree

Filling, nutritious and healthy. Low in saturated fat and great protein source from the chicken.

Calories/fat reduced by removing red wine, excess cooking oil, cream and fat from the chicken.

FITNESS FOOD - Baked Parsnip and Sweet Potato 'Chips'

FITNESS FOOD - Baked Parsnip and Sweet Potato 'Chips'

Great alternative to high fat fried chips because they are baked.

Baked Parsnip and Sweet Potato's are naturally sweet, delicious, healthy and filling.

Filling and great energy source too.

High 5,

Matt

FITNESS FOOD: HOMEMADE CHICKEN VEGETABLE STIR-FRY

FITNESS FOOD: HOMEMADE CHICKEN VEGETABLE STIR-FRY

15-20 minutes prep
5-10 minutes cooking

- Carrots
- Courgettes
- Broccoli
- Celery
- Yellow Pepper
- Mushrooms
- Spring Onion
- Diced Chicken
- Green Bean
- Tarragon, Ginger, Soy Sauce

Use a mixture of vegetables you like/prefer for variety.

Delicious and nutritious. Lots of colour, low in fat, great energy source and protein. Quick to prepare & cook.

Great for Lunch or Tea.

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NUTRITIOUS HOMEMADE SMOOTHY

NUTRITIOUS HOMEMADE SMOOTHY

- 1/2 Apple
- 1/2 Pear
- 1 banana
- Handfuls of grapes, blueberries, raspberries
- Handful of Almonds
- 1-2 Tbs of natural Greek Yogurt
- Water

Blend until smooth.

Use whatever fruits you like/prefer. Mix it up for variety.

Delicious and tasty. Healthy and nutritious. Lots of colour, low in fat, great energy source and protein. Quick to prepare, make and consume.

Great for breakfast.

Be great to see your pictures of your nutritious meals.

High 5,

Matt

NUTRITIOUS VEGETABLE AND TUNA OMELETTE

VEGETABLE AND TUNA OMELETTE

- 2 eggs
- 1/2 can of Tuna
- 1/3 of carrot
- 1-2 mushrooms
- 1/4 of leek
- floret of Broccoli
- 1-2 plum tomatoes

Healthy and nutritious - good protein and energy. Tasty and filling.

Took 10-15 minutes to prepare and cook. Great for breakfast or lunch.

High 5,

Matt

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