One of the main reasons I don't generally buy ready-made or processed anything in the food aisles is because of the calorie count and the hidden ingredients. Homemade versions have less calories and at least I know what's in it. Seeing as the traffic light system isn't really working, I'm not sure putting on packaging... Continue Reading →
With legalised highs like this available on the high street, it's no wonder we have an obesity crisis. 23 spoons of sugar??????
I've started reading about circadian rhythms. It's interesting and I certainly agree with some of the principles. I already follow some of the 'rules' because I know I feel better for them. I try to get my 8 hours of sleep a night. I usually eat within a 12 hr window and I don't eat... Continue Reading →
Tesco offered up some great deals in early October. Cathedral Cheddar was cheap. Figs were cheap. Broccoli was cheap. The rest of the month has pretty much been yellow stickers in Morrisons all the way and I've switched to buying my cream there too in the hope they'll start giving me 100 point offers on... Continue Reading →
Everything in moderation, is my motto. Red meat however is something I don't get a lot of because good quality red meat is out of my price range. Personally, I think that if you're eating three steaks a day you might want to review your consumption but if you're getting a good range of foods... Continue Reading →
An interesting programme about our love of sugar.
I can't claim to have experienced any of the changes the writer of this article had when they gave up refined sugar. But then my diet was already free from most of what they considered okay on a diet. Even so, it's a timely message about how hooked our brains and our bodies have become... Continue Reading →
I've had a terrible week. All I want to do is eat cake. I blame the weather and hormones and the early onset of the festive season. I can always find an excuse. I stood in Morrisons yesterday and looked at these for ages before walking away. One look at the carb content is usually... Continue Reading →
Some purchases are investments for future months. And despite running out of budget towards the end of August there seemed no reason not to invest in September provided I didn't eat any of it before the first of the month. Before September arrived I had already made a £3.87 saving on three boxes of herbal... Continue Reading →