Articles and advice on nutrition for fitness, healthy eating and basic nutrition information covering fats, proteins, carbohydrates and the micro-nutrients.

10 Banana Smoothies to Keep You Running

Smoothies: Best Energy Snack Before Running and Workouts? Preparing well before exercise, a sporting event or even a day out playing is essential to get the most out of yourself. Eating the wrong foods before a workout can leave you…

Yohan Blake’s Banana Diet

Yohan Blake

Yohan Blake – Was Faster Than Usain Bolt in 2012 – His Bio and Diet Yohan Blake is a 22 year-old Jamaican sprinter. He has beaten Usain Bolt twice in a week, first over 100m and then in the 200m at the…

Are Chocolate Easter Eggs Healthy?

Chocolate Easter Egg

In 2010 German health scientists declared that chocolate is actually good for us, which means that chocolate Easter Eggs are not as unhealthy as many people think. Although chocolate is very high in calories, due to all the sugar and…

Is Bare Naked Foods the answer to obesity?

barenaked noodles

This week’s Dragons Den (BBC TV, UK) saw an ex-fitness instructor present his new health food idea to the Dragons. The food is low sugar, gluten free noodles and pasta, and the company is called Bare Naked Foods. The company…

Can Greek-Style Yogurt Aid Weight Loss?

Greek Yogurt

While there is evidence to support the idea that increasing protein intake can help you to manage appetite, making small changes to your diet with addressing the bigger picture is not going to make any real difference to your weight.