Cutting Calories

Traditional fish and chips in paper.It’s not so much particular meals that are at fault for being high in fats or calories – it’s more about the quantity or the way something is cooked. If you want to have fish and chips why not make your own? I had some delicious salmon with a pumpkin seed and breadcrumb crumb topping. It was well seasoned and delicious and served with two vegetables and a few matchstick style chips.

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How is Your Metabolic Rate?

Nutrients & Metabolic Rate

For all the folks out there who want to lose weight Vitamin E is the main vitamin responsible for increasing metabolic rate and iodine, a mineral is essential for the thyroid gland to function well affects metabolic rate.

So what foods are high in Vitamin E?

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Garlic – an amazing super food

garlicGarlic is a truly amazing super food and is also quite easy to grow. It is fairly hardy and can be overwintered in the UK. It has incredible health promoting properties a few of which are mentioned below. It’s also quite cheap to buy and it’s health promoting benefits are great value for money. Garlic’s health promoting benefits come from its sulphur containing compounds.

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