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As the days get progressively shorter and noticeably colder the need for those hearty dinners and comforting treats starts to set in. With this our lack of motivation to get out and about diminishes and we settle for nights snuggled up in front of the sofa rather than an after work trip to the park. The result tends to be that come January we are a little softer around the middle than we were in the summer! So is winter weight gain just a part of life or can it be avoided? Well we certainly think it can with just...

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Here at ÜFIT, we are most commonly known for our range of high protein milkshakes. However, as most of you know, we decided to branch out into the high protein snacking sector and ÜFIT Crunchers were born! The ÜFIT range is aimed at both male and female consumers and has been developed to suit the needs of busy individuals, offering ‘on the go’ nutritional convenience. ÜFIT Crunchers offer an innovative product to complement the growing healthy high protein snacks and drinks category that has a genuine functional benefit. Recent research from Mintel highlighted that the crisp category is seeing a...

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We all know that mornings can be a manic rush sometimes. Do you often find that time disappears and you end up leaving the house having skipped that all important first meal of the day? Hopefully after reading this article you will understand the reasons as to why breakfast is often referred to as the most important meal of the day!     Why is breakfast so important? Overnight your body goes into a fasting mode. Replenishing your body first thing in the morning with all of the nutrients that it needs is crucial. Without breakfast you simply do not...

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Let‚'s talk about this small three letter word that everybody seems to hate and avoid as much as possible. Are you one of these people? You will be glad to know that it‚'s not all bad and you do actually need fats as part of a healthy diet!   Types of fat There are two types of fat, saturated and unsaturated. The difference between the two is to do with their structural make up. Saturated fats contain the maximum amount of hydrogen in their acid chain and are therefore very dense. The acid in your body cannot react with this...

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Freshers is fast approaching and some of you may be wondering how on earth you can possibly stay on track with the temptation of boozy nights and cheap takeaways? With these 3 simple but useful tips in mind, coping with Freshers won't be as hard as you think!     Top Tip Number 1- Sensible diet decisions So how does weight gain occur? Quite simply, if you are consuming more calories than you're burning off, you will begin to gain weight. Now with this in mind, what if we told you that alcohol is nearly as calorie dense as fat,...

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