Diet for Health

Are frozen vegetables healthy? ↠

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What is the main difference between eating fresh or frozen vegetables Eating raw fresh vegetables is always the best way to ensure your getting all...

How can I tell if I am overweight ? ↠

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           The quickest and easiest way to check weather you're overweight is by using hip to waist ratio. Check to see you...

Diets can slow down your metabolic rate ↠

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  When you lose weight, it's normal for your metabolic rate to slow down. The reason being when your body weighs less, it has less...

Perfect balanced meal ↠

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Try eating the perfect balanced meal.

Ratio for consumption protein to carbohydrate of 1:4.

Carbohydrates 60%
Protein 15%
Fat 19%
Sugar 5%
Salt 1%

Best consumed within 1 ½ hours of exercise, for best results as this helps replace your glycogen which is place help your muscles recover faster.

Working out alcohol carb intake ↠

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alcohol

What is one unit of alcohol? and how can we manage our alcohol intake?

One unit

  • 1/2 a pint of ordinary strength beer or larger
  • 1 small glass of  wine
  • 1 single measure of spirits
  • 1 small glass of sherry
  • 1 single measure of aperitifs

One unit equals 10ml or 8 g of alcohol.

A large glass of wine or half a pint of cider contain one and half units of alcohol.

Did you know that one pure alcohol unit...