Monthly Archives: October 2016

Tips & Tricks for Healthy Eating Out

tips & tricks for healthy eating out

Everyone loves eating out. It’s a great way to unwind, catch up with friends and family and indulge in all the wonderful things that a talented chef can create. Unfortunately, the magic coming out of the kitchen of your favourite restaurant probably won’t match up with your nutritional and diet goals. So, does eating out […]

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Are All Calories Created Equal?

are all calories created equal

Here at Big 5, we’re often asked whether all calories are created equal. While this question may sound simple, the answer is a little more complicated. Yes, the properties of all calories are equal, at least on paper. However, each body breaks down different calories in food uniquely, meaning they have a different effect on […]

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Understanding Portion Sizes

understanding portion sizes

In order to maintain a healthy weight, you need to do more than just select a balanced mixture of foods. You should also be conscious of your portion sizes, which includes how much you eat at a time. To give you a helping hand your portion sizes and portion control, we’ve created a guide to […]

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