Monday, 27 March 2017

SOLGAR – Your Body is Designed to Move

According to new research commissioned by vitamin experts Solgar UK, Brits will spend more than 18 YEARS of their adult lifetime sitting down! Broken down into more meaningful figures, this is an average of 7.5 hours every day in a chair.

If you want to increase your weight loss, combing diet with exercise will help speed up the whole process. But even if you’re not dieting, it’s still just as important to try getting at least some sort of exercise everyday.

It doesn’t matter what age you are, we all need to move. As the latest campaign by supplement company SOLGAR say ‘Your Body is Designed to Move’.

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Calorie Comparisons McVitie’s Digestive Thins

Mcvities Digestive ThinsEven though I rarely buy packets of biscuits these days, I couldn’t resist stopping by the new range of McVitie’s Digestives Thins to check out the calorie content.

McVitie’s Digestives Milk Chocolate Thins have slightly more calories per 100g than the regular sized Chocolate Digestives but per biscuit, there are 52 fewer calories!

This is quite a big saving if you’re counting every calorie. Even eating two Thins provides fewer calories than a single regular sized Chocolate Digestive.

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Is Your Waist Size a Better Health Indicator than BMI?

Reported in the news last week, we were told scientists have discovered the size of our waist is a better indicator of cardiovascular health than BMI.

This is old news! This has been known for years and was reported in the mid-1990s. Then in 2003, researchers were measuring the value of the waist to height ratio as a predictor of metabolic risk. Many others have reported the same.

In a way this is good news because it’s really easy measuring your waist.

Thursday, 9 March 2017

Uncle Ben’s Rice Mini Pouches Review

Uncle Bens Mini Rice Wholegrain RiceUncle Ben’s Express rice has been around for years and it's something I always have in the cupboard.

These handy packets of ready to microwave rice pouches are convenient as they have a long shelf life and are quick to prepare. What could be easier than peeling back the edge of a pack and popping it into the microwave for 2 minutes?

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