Insights on food, diet and nutrition – December 2016

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Festive indulgence: worth the burn time?

See how long it takes to burn off your Christmas food favourites.

Burn off Christmas


Quick poll: what’s the hottest nutrient?

Carbs, sugar, protein, fat, sat fats and salt: Which nutrient is on your hit list?

Vote now


Life changing weight loss

Fabulous at 40: Fiona after 5.5 stone weight loss.

Fiona’s story

Christmas party swaps

Paying the price of ‘over-blinged’ party food

Fancy twists and luxurious extras can be costly to our waistlines and wallets.

Savvy food swaps

5,000 calorie Christmas

A 5,000 calorie Christmas Day

How will your day stack up? It’s surprisingly easy how the calories tot up.

Here’s how

Calorie counter

Coffee shop Christmas drink extraganzas

We’ve got the nutrition data for 200,000 foods and counting… including High Street coffee shop Christmas specials.

Check your calories

Fetive recipes

Christmas party recipes

Our easy entertaining recipes will make sure your party goes with a bang.

Let’s cook