Educate Myself

What is Visceral Fat?

With January being a month of resolutions and new goals, some of us are hoping to shift a few pounds or trim their stomach in 2018. Though many people may feel that they’re carrying a bit of harmless extra weight after the Christmas period, we discuss whether fat-loss is a small matter of vanity or […]

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Health Myths Busted

Along with the blues and cold weather, January brings many New Year Resolutions such as losing weight, getting fit or generally eating more healthily. Alongside the usual host of resolutions comes a flurry of new health and wellness misconceptions; our latest blog post busts five big health myths to stop misinformation standing in between you […]

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MySelfCare’s Top 5 Super Foods

The term ‘super food’ has been a buzzword for the past decade, but what really is a superfood? Are they a myth? Or do some of the so-called fads actually yield powerful health benefits? We give the round up of our top super foods for managing your health and wellbeing: Leafy Greens It will come […]

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Understanding the Eatwell Guide

The Eatwell Guide is recommended to us by the NHS. This guide shows us what a healthy, balanced diet looks like and what it consists of. The plate is made up of the main food groups into carbohydrates, dairy, fat, protein, fruit and vegetables. Emma defines each section in this latest video and gives you […]

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How much salt do you need for a balanced diet?

Many of us, especially in the UK eat too much salt. Consuming too much salt can raise your blood pressure which increases your risk of health problems such as heart disease and stroke. Currently, adult should consume no more than 6g of salt per day, roughly around 1 teaspoon. Read more here….

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How much alcohol is too much?

We’ve all over indulged of the Christmas period so it’s time to have a break and maybe even take part in #DryJanuary. But how do we know when we have had too much? Our Weight Management Specialist Emma Ford can give us all the information we need to not overindulge.

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What are sugars and how can you reduce your intake?

Indulging in excessive sugar is a leading cause of weight gain, not to mention the increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Katherine Reeves, our Weight Management Specialist educates us with tips to reduce sugar intake and some great recommendations on identify sugars we may not think are there!

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