What is a Warrior Breakfast?

Soldiers are being encouraged to start the day with healthier meals to boost them for early morning exercise. Defence contractor Aramark has created the new menu in collaboration with HQ Regional Command. The so-called warrior breakfast includes options such as smoothies plus yogurt and fruit – while snacks such as avocado on toast are available… Read More

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Are You A Late Night Snacker?

Increasingly, it seems it is not just what you eat, but when you eat it that matters. So, if you are struggling to lose weight, or simply want to strike a healthier relationship with food, consider imposing a time limit on your snack routine. “Breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like… Read More

The Number of Fast Food Joints

“Across England, there are 8.2 fast-food outlets per 10,000 people, and 11.6 in the poorest parts of the country, according to Public Health England, a government agency.” (The Economist, 2018, p.29). Parents concerned about paying rent and keeping the electricity on are less likely to think about cooking a healthy dinner. One experiment found that subjects who were asked to… Read More

Eating & Drinking Before a Workout

Should I Eat Before A Workout? To get the most out of your workout, you need to give your body the right fuel. Eating a meal of snack before exercise will ensure your fuel stores (muscle glycogen) are topped up so that you can exercise harder and longer. Ideally, a pre-workout meal should be consumed… Read More

Calorie Content: Perception vs Reality

Objective To investigate estimation of calorie (energy) content of meals from fast food restaurants in adults, adolescents, and school age children. Design Cross sectional study of repeated visits to fast food restaurant chains. Setting 89 fast food restaurants in four cities in New England, United States: McDonald’s, Burger King, Subway, Wendy’s, KFC, Dunkin’ Donuts. Participants… Read More