When it comes to losing weight and dieting, there’s a lot of confusing and conflicting information about counting calories and burning calories. You may have probably heard that “a calorie is a calorie,” but remember that not all calories are equal
Christmas is a wonderful time to invest in family and friends, relax and have a bit of fun but sometimes our traditional habits can take its toll on our health. December can be a time of reduced activity levels, overindulgence of food, alcohol and late nights. Here is a quick survival guide to make the most of this wonderful time of the year.
If you have read anything I’ve written, you will probably know that I am not an advocate of any ‘diet’ in particular, largely because I believe that restricting food groups can often put us at more risk than leaving them in.
Fats are 1 the macronutrients, alongside protein and carbohydrates that make up our food and source of nourishment. Fat is the most calorifically dense out of all macronutrients, and it contains around 9 calories / gram of food in comparison to protein and carbohydrates which both give us around 4 calories / gram.
Your guide to living whole and well. Emma Olliff is a Registered Nutritional Therapist, wellness expert, food lover, and advocate for healthy living!