Healthy Weight for the New Year

It was hard to miss the number of articles and reports within the UK last week relating to National Obesity Awareness Week. The BBC reported that researchers from Imperial College London believe up to two million people in England could be eligible for weight loss surgery, while a new report compiled by Oxfam shows that the Netherlands has the healthiest diet with the UK coming in at number 13. One story highlighted the fact that one in three people in the UK say they can’t afford to eat healthily.

Whilst limited income is a serious consideration, there are many ways we can support health that are actually low-cost and can form a part of an eating plan to reduce yeast overgrowth. Three simple ideas:

Drink more water. Fizzy drinks are available at really low prices, but water is always available for free in this country, and children and adults alike benefit from increasing water consumption. Simply drinking more water each day can help with constipation and headaches. If funds are available, it is helpful to buy a water filter.

Eat beans and legumes. Adding quality protein, fibre and nutrients to meals, beans and lentils are cheap and versatile, making delicious meals in their own right and bulking out meat dishes to make them go further.

Make bean sprouts. Fresh vegetables may be more expensive than refined breads and cakes, but bean sprouts are a cheap way of adding vitamins, minerals and enzymes into the diet on a regular basis. Children love to join in preparing and watering the beans and will benefit from the fresh nutrients.

Nutritionhelp reports have never before been available at such a low cost. We know the credit crunch is still impacting our purses, so we have made our personalised nutritional reports as accessible as possible by greatly reducing the fees. A Nutritionhelp report will help you support all areas of health, including encouraging a healthy weight. Contact me at if you have any questions about the suitability of our reports in supporting your own health and weight.


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