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Brits carve their meat intake

Brits carve their meat intake

Move over ‘meat and two veg’, it seems that many Brits today are following the ‘meat alternative and two veg’ mantra.

Brits build up eager appetite for sports nutrition

Brits build up eager appetite for sports nutrition

Once the preserve of athletes and bodybuilders, Mintel’s Attitudes towards Sports Nutrition 2017 Report finds that many of the UK’s fitness lovers are using sports nutrition products.

Sports nutrition bulks up

Sports nutrition bulks up

Muscle milks, protein bars and energy gels, while once sports nutrition products were solely used by bodybuilders and Olympic athletes, it seems today the appeal of these products has stretched out to the UK’s everyday exercisers.

86% of Brits have suffered from a gastrointestinal problem in the past year

86% of Brits have suffered from a gastrointestinal problem in the past year

Bloating, indigestion and heartburn – when it comes to tummy troubles it seems that the vast majority of UK consumers experience these ailments as new research from Mintel reveals that as many as 86% of all British adults have suffered some form of gastrointestinal (GI) problem or ailment in the last year.

The cleanest protein bars around

The cleanest protein bars around

The Primal Pantry, the brand that brought you the UK’s cleanest snack bars are releasing a new range of completely natural protein bars to fuel your goals.

Less dieting, more sleeping

When trying to lose weight, or maintain a healthy body mass index, all of the talk of diet and exercise can make you just want to lie down and take a nap.

Over a third of Brits don’t know how many calories they consume on a typical day

Over a third of Brits don’t know how many calories they consume on a typical day

The UK may be a nation of dieters, but it seems that many are failing to keep track of their calorie consumption. Indeed, new research from Mintel reveals that well over one third (37%) of Brits don’t know how many calories they consume on a typical day.

A coffee in the evening turns the body clock back by around an hour

A coffee in the evening turns the body clock back by around an hour

Researchers have found that drinking the equivalent of a double espresso three hours before going to sleep can turn back our body clock by around an hour, a finding that could have important implications for a range of sleep conditions.

When are the best times to drink your protein shakes?

Protein is the main chemical component used to boost the growth and development of muscle fibre, while simultaneously acting as a fuel source for the body’s engine.

Belly busting blend

Belly busting blend

June sees the launch of an exciting new tea blend that could help you beat your belly in time for swimwear season…

Men still stigmatise gluten free diets despite growing awareness

Research has been conducted to reveal the perceptions of the modern British man on gluten free diets.

Almost half of Brits have increased efforts to monitor the amount of sugar in their diet compared to a year ago

Almost half of Brits have increased efforts to monitor the amount of sugar in their diet compared to a year ago

As the debate surrounding the potential dangers of sugar and how to tackle this issue continues to rage, new research from Mintel finds a significant 46% of Brits have taken at least one course of action to monitor or reduce their sugar intake in the last year.

Children ‘bored’ of healthy food

Most parents will attest that getting kids to eat healthily can be like nailing jelly to the ceiling. But with childhood obesity on the rise, it’s become even more important to find creative ways of improving children’s diets.

Cut out cooked calories

Cut out cooked calories

Whilst ‘those in the know’ have been touting the benefits of eating raw foods for the last few years, a new paper from researchers at Harvard University has helped shed some light on why cooking foods can be detrimental to our waist lines.

The M Diet Detox arrives in time for January

The M Diet Detox arrives in time for January

This winter saw the arrival of M, a unique dining and drinking concept in the heart of London’s City. Located in a vast and impressive venue, ‘M’ houses two restaurants, a wine tasting bar, a destination cocktail bar, private dining rooms, event spaces and a secret den.