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The French Paradox - how eating should be!

Mark Bunn

Wish you could eat like the French – lots of oil, cheeses, creams, wines and still be slim and healthy? Well you can, you just need to … like the French!!!

Do you know about The ‘French Paradox’? This is the fact that the French (and other European cultures), generally eat a very rich/high-fat diet, yet have one of the lowest levels of obesity/heart disease in the western world. You don’t see them running, going to the gym, or basically raise a sweat much either (unless someone spills their wine!)

Now the age-old, ‘it’s genetics’ argument, is a popular one. However, study after study has shown it has nothing to do with genetics. High anti-oxidants in red wine I hear you say. Yes, this can help, but not enough to explain such a distinct difference – there is something far more fundamental going on.


About me

What does health and fitness mean to you? Does it mean playing a sport, playing with your children, walking to and from work, swimming at the beach, running 5km... Whatever the definition, health and fitness is a part of our every day lives. It is important for us to maintain a healthy balance of exercise, nutrition, work, socialising, meditation, finding time to wind down, relax and enjoy life with loved ones.

If you are struggling to find your health and fitness balance come and have a COMPLIMENTARY 30 minute Personal Training session with me today!!!!