From: Happy Food,
At Wahanda HQ, when it comes to the occasional bag of Haribo, we’re afraid we’re guilty as charged. However, most of the time we try to be good – and it looks as though we’re right to be careful...
A recent survey has shown that British women are more likely to be obese than those who live elsewhere in the EU. With 23.9% of women categorised as obese according to their BMI, as a nation we are even bigger than the food loving French and Italians – a pretty worrying phenomenon.
So why do Brits struggle to stay trim? Reena Sharma, a company nutritionist at North West health consultants Health@Work (www.healthatworkcentre.org.uk), reckons the way we eat at work is significantly to blame.
She says, ‘From our point of view at Health@Work, we know people spend most of their time in the workplace, doing increasingly busy and hectic jobs. When people are eating on the go, combined with habits like skipping breakfast, it’s easy to make unhealthy choices like pasties and sweets just to fill a hole.’ Sadly, we have to agree...
Want to start making better choices about your daily diet? At Wahanda, we believe that brain food doesn’t necessarily have to be bad food. Before you decide to migrate to France in hope of a slimmer figure, have a read of our top tips – just the thing to help you start developing healthier habits.
Go on, give it a go – without the unstable highs and lows that sugar brings with it, you may even find you no longer experience that dreaded 3pm crash. Hooray!
It's easy enough to decide you want to eat well - the hard part is finding the right foods to keep you healthy and satisfy your tastebuds. The Treatwell Tasters have lots of food and drink ideas to have you looking good, feeling good and bursting with energy in no time. And no, they don't all involve wheatgrass.See my profile