Nutrition for Everyone
Whatever your goal – be better nourished, lose weight, have a happy relationship with food or simply to hand over the task of weekly meal planning – we’ll help you achieve it.

Nourish & Fast
Our daily fasting nutrition plan is built around the no-fad science of time-related eating (intermittent fasting), with all its health and weight management benefits. 

Combine Nutrition for Everyone with the extra health benefits of Nourish & Fast and get the best of both worlds.

Personalised Nutrition
Fully customised plan to fit in with your busy life or to get the best out of your training and racing. 

Nutrition Consultation
Schedule a consultation with Sally, Nuush’s founder and lead nutrition advisor, to talk through your nutrition, health or performance.

Medichecks Consultation
Get your Medichecks blood tests through Nuush. We will help you choose the right test(s) – at 10% off the standard price. We’ll guide you through the accompanying Medichecks doctor’s report and how you might approach discussions with your GP.

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Why we need different amounts of food

It’s not fair right? 

Men can eat more than women and seem to lose weight more easily. How can that be allowed in this world of equal rights?! 

Well, it’s simple biology

Men have more muscle.

Even seemingly un-muscly men have a greater proportion of muscle than women – I’m talking about your average person here, not people who train for sport or bodybuilding. 

Muscle is ‘metabolically active’, that just means it’s doing stuff ALL the time. Even when men are just sitting down doing nothing their higher proportion of muscle is needing more calories just to keep itself ‘there’.

So the daily calorie needs of men are higher than for women as a general rule. Not by much though, a fifth to a third as much again is about all that’s in it. 

Your height matters too

There’s another big factor at play with different energy requirements, even between same-sex people, and that’s their height.

A woman of 5ft 1in will need a fair bit less food than a woman of 5ft 8in, in fact she’ll only need about as much as a ten year old girl. The shorter height means there’s less body to keep going. But a 5ft 8in woman will need less than a 5ft 8in man because she’s less metabolically active. 

So this is how we write our nutrition plans, to account for these variations between the average person.

We don’t calorie count

Calories don’t account for how much a person moves about each day, how much they fidget (fidgeting burns cals), how much they exercise, whether they have health conditions or medications that affect their energy burn, whether they’re stressed or any of those other factors that subtly change how many calories we burn.

That’s why, even though as nutrition professionals we know the calorific value of foods, we will never state calories on our plans. There are simply too many variables.

We write our plans with the average person in mind and so that they have less food than it’s currently fashionable to eat – hello fat loss!

So guys – you are quite lucky. Women, you need to serve yourself less than any male you might be eating with!

Nutrition for Everyone

Add more life to your years with a beautiful, healthy Mediterranean-style diet.

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If you think you need more specific guidance with your weight loss or training, then take a look at our Personalised Nutrition or Personalised Sports Nutrition plans – they take everything about you into account.

Thank you for reading this article. Please note that while we share a lot of awesome information and research you should be aware our articles are strictly for informational purposes and do not constitute medical advice intended to diagnose, cure, treat or prevent any disease.

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