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19
May
2016

Whats The Lowest Sugar Chocolate bar & Snack?

It’ll be no surprise to most people that chocolate and some other popular snacks or treats contain large amounts of sugar. However what did surprise me was that some of the ones marketed as healthier alternatives for kids had some of the highest amount.  For example Milky Way was by far the worst fo...

19
March
2016

What’s The Lowest Calorie Easter Egg?

I’ve taken a good look at eggs ranging from €4.99 to €16.99, all had similar sized eggs between 150g and 200g of chocolate, plus extra bars of chocolate or sweets inside. Price indicates more expensive packaging or slightly better quality chocolate. 4 bars of Dairy Milk weigh 211g, slightly more tha...

05
September
2015

The Drinkaware Fanfare

If you were trying to quit smoking would you take advice from Benson & Hedges?  Trying to lose weight, would you go to a McDonalds Weightloss Program?  Trying to reduce your heroin use, would you ask your dealer for help or info on the nearest rehab clinic? Drinkaware was “Established in 2...

23
August
2015

How to Get Over A Weight Loss Plateau

What is a Weight Loss Plateau? I consider a weight loss plateau, if you’ve been following a food and exercise plan that’s worked for you in the past, for 3 weeks or more but are not seeing any fat loss results.  Should this happen (after 3 weeks of no results), here’s my checklist to help guide you...

13
August
2015

Sugar & Calories in Beer, Stout & Cider

By: Andy Kenny24Sticky

Would it surprise you to know Coors light and Heineken have exactly the same calories and carbs?  Shown here is the sugar and calorie content in popular beers, stout and ciders. If like me, you like to drink alcohol you’ll be interested to see the results I found. 

02
July
2015

Sugar in Coke & Other Popular Drinks

Are You Pouring On The Pounds? What would you think if someone put 22 of those 3g sachets you know from coffee shops, in your tea or coffee? That’s how much sugar is in a 500ml bottle of Orange (65g). These drinks are pictured from left to right in order of highest amount of simple sugar per 100ml. 

06
June
2015

Bad Health Warning Signs

Benjamin Franklin said “Many people die at 25 but aren’t buried until they’re 75”. There are so many people that have mistaken the mundane and being lethargic, as happiness. We get used to hating our bodies and feeling tired all the time, so it becomes normal. We’re acclimati...

10
May
2015

My Top 5 Most Shocking “Healthy” Products

These Are My Top 5 Most Shocking Products That Are Marketed As Healthy Alternatives A “Skinny” Latte has slightly more sugar than whole milk and even in a large one you save less than 40 calories & a small amount of fat. Glenisk Blueberry “Organic” & “Low Fat” yogurt has 18.5g of Sugar Milky...

29
March
2015

What’s The Lowest Calorie Easter Egg?

I’ve taken a good look at a wide range of Easter eggs and have discovered a few very interesting things. Most of the eggs I looked at ranged from €4.99 to €16.99 however all the eggs (just the shell) were between 150g & 200g, PLUS a couple of bars or small sweats inside the box.  So the more exp...

08
March
2015

Me, Myself & Ice Cream

  Me, Myself & Ice Cream – Why Do We Comfort Eat? Comfort eating is when we eat to deal with stress or as a reward, not to satisfy hunger. I think it’s fair to say that everyone comfort eats to some degree, it’s part of human nature and built into our family and social lives. There ar...

22
February
2015

How To Eat When It’s Not Your Cheat

  How To Eat When It’s Not Your Cheat I’ve put together my top tips to help you survive a 2nd cheat night.  It’ll hopefully help you to maintain or at least limit the damage you do. If you’re goals include losing weight or toning up, it’s very tough sometimes to strictly stick to just 1 c...

24
November
2014

Festive Fatness Survival Guide

We all overindulge at Christmas, however for lots of people you can come out the other side having gained half a stone, a clothes size and feeling terrible about yourself suffering with January Blues. Here’s my survival guide to help you maintain your body fat and fitness levels over Christmas.

06
May
2014

What is a Weight Loss Plateau

I consider a weight loss plateau, if you’ve been good and sticking to your exercise and nutrition plan as you’re supposed to be, for 3 weeks or more and not seeing any fat loss results. It is not sticking to the plan Mon-Fri then binging at the weekend. It is not “sort of sticking to the plan”. If y...

30
March
2014

Bad Health – Early Warning Signs

It’s rare for your body to suddenly snap a ligament, your back to cease up or an organ to fail out of the blue etc… Your body will give you lots of warning signs, for a long time in advance. The truth is we can pickle our livers in alcohol for decades, fill our lungs with cancerous smoke for h...

18
June
2013

Andy Kenny Fitness in The Irish Times

“When I was obese, I was invisible” Article by Andy in Life & Style section of The Irish Times My health experience: I knew I had a problem when a lady stopped her car to offer me a lift one day as I struggled to walk in 30 degrees heat. I was 23 at the time and I was staying in a to...