Sugar Addiction – is there such thing?

If you asked me whilst I was demolishing a packet of hobnobs, I would say yes.  I would also say I was addicted to salt as I finish my 2nd packets of salt and vinegar. The fact is there is no equivocal evidence to support the claims that sugar is addictive.  Some even claiming thatContinue reading “Sugar Addiction – is there such thing?”

This is me!

For those who don’t know I started this blog over 6 months ago.  It was an anonymous blog which I started at the start of a 3 months alcohol free journey.  I became part of a community of others going through the same things as me and I believe because of the blog it madeContinue reading “This is me!”

Phytonutrients – what even are they?

They are never talked about in the mainstream media. If you follow nutrition then you will possibly have heard of them but all everyone talks about is macro nutrients and micro nutrients. We really need to know about phytonutients too. Phytonutrients was not even covered in my nutrition training. I’ve learnt about them through podcasts,Continue reading “Phytonutrients – what even are they?”

I did it!

It’s been a while since I wrote about booze and my no drinking journey. If you have been following my journey you will know that after 3 months I was considering drinking again. It was always my aim to not drink for 3 months but then i felt so great and I was loving theContinue reading “I did it!”

TDEE

Total Daily Energy Expenditure – TDEE This is basically how many calories you burn in a day.   This is so important to understand, I feel that once I understood how my energy (calories) was expended I understood how I could minipulate it for my goals.  I didn’t have to ridigidley count my calories thatContinue reading “TDEE”

Macronutrients

I mentioned macro’s yesterday to my husband and he didn’t know what it was.  Once I said it was simply carbohydrates, protein and fat he was still totally clueless.  I mean yes he has heard of them but he is very old school in what he relates them to.  He knows bread has carbs inContinue reading “Macronutrients”

What is Healthy anyway?

What does Healthy mean? I thought I would base my very first nutrition post on overall health, it’s a huge subject so brace yourself for a long post. In a bid to keep this blog a personal one to me and my experiences I will give you a brief breakdown to my own ongoing journeyContinue reading “What is Healthy anyway?”

Emma are you still off the booze?

My final alcohol only blog! I’ve been quiet I know, the thing is as time goes on I have less to say about my sober journey. At first I blogged to keep me accountable, then I discovered this wonderful community, I even realised I looked forward to writing the blog as I had so muchContinue reading “Emma are you still off the booze?”