The Health Guru

Facts, Hints, Tips, Advice and Inspiration on everything to do about health & weight loss.

Nutrition Info: Calories in Maggi Chicken Noodles

Maggi Chicken Noodles

Instant Noodles are the snack that at one stage in our lives, most of us have turned to. I know for sure that as a struggling uni student with no money, instant noodles were one of the cheapest ‘meals’ on offer and I always had a stash available.  They are quick and easy to prepare, come […]

Eating instant noodles linked to heart disease, stroke and diabetes

Instant Noodles

Forget grabbing a pack of instant noodles when you’re on the fly — a study has found that people who eat lots of them have an increased risk of cardiometabolic syndrome, which makes you more likely to get heart disease, diabetes or stroke. Instant noodle consumption is particularly high amongst Asian populations, so the researchers […]

Diet Detectives: What’s really inside your Egg McMuffin

This story came through to my email and I found it a really good read with lots of facts to consider. I felt slightly guilty because I had only ever looked at the calories in an Egg Mc Muffin and decided that at 300 calories they ‘weren’t soooo bad’.   So when the occasion called […]

How much sugar is there in your food and drinks?

Nutrition info: Tomato Sauce (Tomato Ketchup)

The type of tomato sauce (ketchup) I’m referring to is the one you find in a bottle at the supermarket and you smother your fries with it. During the manufacturing process, it is indeed made from tomatoes, however lots of sugar is added to improve the taste and extend the shelf life (not too mention […]

Nutrition Info: Calories in KFC Chicken Breast (with and without skin)

KFC… it’s finger licking good…  and dripping with fat… When I researched this I was shocked at how much energy is contained in 1 little KFC chicken breast and what a difference removing the skin makes! KFC Chicken Breast Original Recipe (1 serving)
 Energy: calories: 360 calories Protein: 34 g Carbs: 11 g Fat: 21 g KFC […]

Disgusting – How chicken nuggets are made

I will NEVER eat chicken nuggets ever again…. Jamie cooking Chicken Nuggets Take a look at this short video from Jamie Oliver on how Chicken Nuggets are made. The unhealthy cuts of chicken that are used, the filling and bulking agents, artificial colours, flavours and preservatives that make up the recipe are eye opening. And […]


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