Low Carb Curious? Join our next Low Carb Leeds meet – 7th October….

Are you curious about how a low carb way of eating could help you to reach your health goals? If so, our October 7th ‘Low Carb 101‘ meeting is for you!

Join your friendly low-carb community group in Leeds for an all-you-need-to-know introduction to low carb. Plus receive motivation and support on your low carb journey, and discover all the delicious foods that will be on your new low carb menu! …….Read More

How much sugar is in your ‘healthy’ breakfast….?

Could your mid-morning cravings and snack habit be caused by secret sugar hiding in your so-called ‘healthy’ breakfast’?

By Dr Neil Shaw

For many years I believed I was making a healthy choice by having a breakfast consisting of “high- quality” muesli (the one I preferred even had a Queen’s Award no less!).

Every morning I had a good bowl full of muesli, and although it wasn’t cheap, I considered this to be a worthwhile investment in my health.

I added a good dollop of an expensive low-fat, organic bio-culture yoghurt and a little skimmed or semi-skimmed milk.  For good measure, I would also take a well-known, expensive, orange juice drink, with or without “bits”.

Feeling exhausted and hungry half-way through the morning was a frequent occurrence and I would snack on some biscuits, a chocolate bar, or whatever came to hand! I attributed this to be simply the “way my metabolism worked”. Surely it could not possibly be the fault of the “wholesome” breakfast I had taken?

I now know this was, possibly, the worst way that I could start my day! Let me explain what I now know…….Read More