Should we be counting calories?
Theoretically, weight-loss isn’t rocket science: if you eat more calories than you burn, you’ll gain weight If you eat the same amount of calories that you burn, your weight will stay the same And if you eat less calories than you burn, you’ll...
What is a balanced diet?
We all know that balance is key to leading a healthy, happy life If you’ve had an intense week at work, for example, it would make sense to balance this with a restful weekend Are you feeling run ragged by those around you Then it’s a good idea...
Customer Stories: Meet Kate
There’s nothing we love more than hearing your stories about how Balance Box has helped you Here we caught up with long term client, Kate
Tell us about yourself
I am 38 I live on my own and run my own business working with charities...
Ultimate Guide to Christmas Cooking
Our friends at Leiths have created this amazingly helpful guide that gives you time to open your presents and chat to guests on Christmas Day Getting ahead of the game will allow you to have a far more pleasurable and relaxed time and...
8 reasons why Christmas dinner is good for you
1 It’s the perfect balance of nutrients
We certainly know a few things about balance when it comes to nutrition So, it’s good to know that a traditional Christmas dinner contains the three main macronutrients that provide your body with the...
How to beat the hangover blues
How do I hate thee Let me count the ways Dry mouth, cracking headache, anxiety, racing heart and pink eyes Hangovers are never pretty But during the party season, they’re often inevitable If you need a health SOS the morning after the night...
Six ways to support your immune system
The ‘super six’ immunity boosters
The human body is a marvellous machine, consisting of many complex and interactive systems The immune system, for example, underpins our overall health and wellbeing
And although we can’t actually see it,...
Are you getting enough vitamin D?
What's all the fuss about vitamin D
There’s been lots of chatter in the media recently about a potential new weapon in the war against COVID-19: vitamin D While the scientific data is still sketchy, there’s a growing school of thought among...