All posts in "Diet & Weight Loss"

Dates – Superfood or Super Villain?

By Mercedes Aspland / June 14, 2016

I was recently watching the French Open Men’s Final when then commentator started discussing how Novak Djokovic was fuelling himself on dates rather than the bananas that you usually see. And I don’t think you can argue on how well he performs!This slightly piqued my interest because dates are one of those foods that I […]


What is Sugar Free?

By Mercedes Aspland / September 30, 2015

I wanted to do a quick nutrition post for you, mainly because I have been carefully looking at my diet recently and the whole issue of sugar is a big thing in the news at the moment. The problem I have with the definition of sugar free is that it is used to mean different […]


Why I Hate Admitting To Being Vegan

By Mercedes Aspland / August 25, 2015

I am probably about to offend a large group of people right now and I sincerely apologise about that but I came across something on Twitter last month and knew I was going to have to write this post. I have been vegetarian my whole life and now eat a vegan diet for a number […]


Completion of 10 Day Detox Diet

By Mercedes Aspland / August 15, 2015

Yesterday was the last day of the 10 Day Detox Diet which I started when I got back from my holiday and I made it, sticking to it for the full 10 days with some really surprising results. I thought I would write a post giving you the highs, lows and exactly what I achieved […]


Vegan Dining with Provamel at The Grain Store

By Mercedes Aspland / August 7, 2014

I was really lucky to be one of the bloggers selected to go to a special dinner hosted by Provamel at The Grain Store in London. This exciting event was the first of its kind and was put together to coincide with the launch of the new Provamel products and branding. Believe it or not […]