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Health & Nutrition

How to Eat for Hybrid Training: A Nutrition Guide To Maximise Performance

Hybrid training is not new to the fitness scene but has surged in popularity over the past few years from the growth of functional training and fitness competitions, such as Hyrox.  Now you likely know you need to tailor your training to suit this, but do you need to adjust your nutrition to maximise your […]

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The Power of Your Plate: Can You Use Food as Medicine?

The history of nutrition can be dated back to 400 B.C. Greek physician Hippocrates coined the well-known phrase ‘Let thy food be thy medicine, and thy medicine be thy food’. The proclaimed ‘Father of Medicine’ realised the impact that food has on one’s health, body, and mind, and how it could be used to prevent […]

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Is MSG Actually Bad for You?

Monosodium glutamate, commonly known as MSG, is a substance that has sparked much debate in the world of nutrition over the years. From its origins to its controversial reputation, understanding MSG is essential for making informed dietary choices. The main question is – is MSG actually bad for you? Let’s dive in! What is MSG? […]

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Are Greens Powders Worth The Hype?

Greens powders have surged in popularity as more people seek convenient, efficient ways to enhance their daily nutrient intake. In this blog, Meghan and I will (both FFF Nutritionists) dive into what exactly greens powders are and discuss why they’ve become a trendy addition to the modern health-conscious diet. We will also discuss our first-hand […]

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Is Everyone A Nutritionist Now? Part 2: Practical Tips

As noted in Part 1, I was interviewed on the rise of social media nutritionists for Elle UK and gave my views on what to look out for when it comes to nutrition advice online. As part of the interview, I gave my take on how to make changes to your nutrition and lifestyle, but […]

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Is Everyone A Nutritionist Now? Part 1: The Rise of Social Media Nutritionists

I’m Meghan, Senior Nutritionist at Fresh Fitness Food. Recently, I was interviewed for Elle UK about the rise of social media nutrition experts – what to be wary of, how to know who to trust, and the impact that it all has on us. If you’re muddled by the multitude of misinformation online, keep reading. […]

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Does Microwaving Food Kill Its Nutrients?

Microwave ovens are a staple in modern kitchens, praised for their speed and convenience. However, concerns often arise about whether microwaving food might diminish its nutritional value. Let’s dive into this topic, separating fact from fiction and addressing common concerns. Understanding Microwave Cooking Microwaves cook food using electromagnetic radiation. This radiation causes water molecules in […]

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Are At-Home Allergy and Intolerance Tests Worth It?

To better understand and manage allergies and intolerances, which are often confused (but are vastly different), many of us are turning to at-home testing kits. These kits promise a convenient way to pinpoint what ails us without the wait for a doctor’s appointment. But how reliable are these tests, and are they worth the cost?  […]

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Forbidden Fruit Effect: Why We Crave More

Despite what years of marketing, diet culture and media have told us, food has no morality. We’ve been coaxed into believing what we eat, and what we do with the energy we gain from it defines us as individuals. While yes, eating a certain way may land you in ill health, it still does not […]

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Runna Series Part 3 – How to maximise recovery post-marathon

With just over a week to go until the London Marathon, you will have likely begun to taper pre-race and put together your plan for race day. Apart from the race itself, the final piece of the puzzle is recovery.  As a result, we’re back with part 3 of the Runna marathon series. Part 3 […]

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