Tag: obesity

How your mindset and lifestyle can alter your Genetics

You’ll often hear people using the phrase ‘it’s down to your genetics’, meaning it’s something that was pre-programmed into you as a human, from the moment you were conceived. A basic explanation for anyone that doesn’t know is that we all have a sequential genetic ‘code’ of chemicals that together, built into structural proteins that make …

Why you should pay more attention when it comes to supplementation

Nutrient supplementation wasn’t a topic that I planned on writing about anytime soon. However, everywhere you look, someone is promoting something and social media sites have turned into a marketing space. More recently, I saw a picture that was uploaded of five vitamin pills on a social media page, with the caption ‘getting in my five a day’. …

The health risk with ‘Health at every size’ – Calories matter

Recently, I have seen a trend in which nutritionists are promoting intuitive eating and the ‘non-diet approach to dieting’. I have listened to a few podcasts and read up on some blog posts to fully understand the concept. One of the principles behind this style of eating is that ‘healthy’ diets aren’t all that good …