Archive for Nutrition

How To Choose The Best Protein Powder

| August 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

This is a fantastic post by Teresa Cutter from the Healthy Chef on everything you need to know about protein powder. When is the best time to have it and what to look out for in the ingredients and more. Read More

More About Breakfast

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Some facts about the Importance of Breakfast Breakfast eaters are more likely to be of normal weight compared to non-breakfast eaters. This is important in preventing child obesity. Breakfast improves alertness, concentration, mental performance and memory. Research has shown as many as 1 in 4 children go to school hungry. Those who skip breakfast are […]

Breakfast

| June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

A classic excuse for skipping breakfast is often about dieting. People feel that by ignoring the first meal of the day, they are reducing their caloric intake and promoting weight loss. A vicious cycle starts and can lead to eating a larger meal toward the end of the day and then actually not be hungry for […]

Hidden calories in your coffee

| May 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Suzie Burrell talks about the hidden calories in coffee and how sipping milked based tea or coffee over a number of hours each day can result in you storing more fat. Learn more Click Here    

Barley Grass

| April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Barley Grass Barley grass powder is something I have been taking for many years now. In fact the only time I have been sick over the last 5 years has been when I was not taking Barley Grass. It’s made from the dried young leaves of the barley plant. At the early stage of its […]

Nutrition Consistency

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

As last blog I was talking about consistency I thought it was a great opportunity to talk about how we can be consistent with our nutrition. Because if we can be consistent with what we eat on a day to day basis then when the opportunity to go out with friends presents itself we can […]

Carbohydrates and the Glycaemic Index

| June 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Food provides fuel for our body in the form of fat, protein, carbohydrates   and alcohol but carbohydrates are the body’s preferred fuel source.   Carbohydrate-containing foods include bread, breakfast cereals, rice, pasta,   legumes, corn, potato, fruit, milk, yoghurt, sugar, biscuits, cakes and   lollies. Digesting and absorbing carbohydrates The digestive system breaks […]