Every day this week, we're looking a short number of ways to get back to your ideal weight. We're covering simple changes to your running; everyday exercise tweaks; and loads of realistic eating rules that you can live by. Simple Ways To Count Your CaloriesStart a food diary: Ma...
will energise you on even the most stressful days. Why Weight?Discussions about weight loss are fraught with danger. On the one hand, obesity, heart disease and general dietary irresponsibility are on the rise; on the other, the idea that weight loss is the be
of Sports Nutrition for Endurance Athletes (VeloPress, £16). Adding new foods to your diet re-energises a bored palate, she says, and provides a variety of nutrients your body needs to ramp up health and running performance. These substitutions for tried
in whole grains, and unique fats in seeds, nuts and dairy. And it’s the whole package, working together, that promotes good health and peak athletic performance. Getting the 50-plus nutrients every runner needs daily, from real food, is easy. Follow
good health and peak athletic performance. Getting the 50-plus nutrients every runner needs daily, from real food, is easy. Follow these six rules every day, and your body will get everything it needs for better health and better running. Rule 1: Eat
You don’t need a magic potion if you want to shift some weight, fight colds, boost your endurance, defend yourself against major illnesses or run faster and better. All you need is food. Over the years, we’ve brought you some great nuggets of nutritional know-how - some weird, so...
and antioxidants, including an antioxidant called querticin, which is especially effective at fighting off bacteria. Cook: A versatile vegetable, leeks are perfect for adding to soups, stews and casseroles for an easy health kick. Baby leeks can also be steamed
, calcium, fibre and spices. In other words, every meal should be a chicken sandwich topped with hot peppers and a glass of milk to wash it all down. Well, not really, but almost.Be Protein-ActiveProtein generally takes longer to digest, meaning you
-disease-risk-reducing flavanoids, too. So if only one fruit makes it into your bowl, make it an orange.Wash It Down With Grape JuiceThe best health drink for people with heart trouble is a glass of purple grape juice after a daily aspirin. The aspirin protects your heart
Making healthy, performance-enhancing food choices isn't just about picking a salad rather than a quarter-pounder in McDonalds, or replacing Mars Bars with apples on your weekly shopping list. The decisions we make every time we sit down for a meal, or grab a quick snack, can hav...
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