Nutrition

9 Foods that help sugar cravings

9 foods that help sugar cravings 9 foods that help sugar cravings Sugar has been a topic of much debate over the past few years. Countless people make great food choices for breakfast and lunch and then at 3 o’clock in the afternoon or after dinner, they feel like someone else has taken over their body. The desire for and subsequent consumption of sweet food can take hold without […]

Healthy Start

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When you eat is (almost) as important as what you eat

When you eat is (almost) as important as what you eat Prof. David Cameron-Smith Before you surrender to that late night craving for leftovers or a post-party burger, spare a thought for your body’s natural rhythms and what messing with them does to your health and wellbeing. The first rays of morning sun begin an ancient cycle that connects every living thing. All animals have a […]

Are you getting enough of these five vital nutrients

Are You Getting Enough Of These Five Vital Nutrients? 12/05/2017 12:05 Dr. Libby Weaver Internationally acclaimed nutritional biochemist, author and speaker. For more information on books, tours and courses, visit www.drlibby.com We live in a world of abundant food and yet many people are under-nourished. By this I mean they are low, lacking or even deficient in some very important nutr […]

5 Ways To Improve Your Child's Diet

1. Whole fruit rather than fruit pouches, jellies or juices. What can be more convenient than a piece of fruit? Its ready to eat, prepackaged and is the perfect combination of macro and micronutrients including fibre to give your child as a snack or part of their lunch. There will never be any added sugar, colours, flavours or preservatives so you know exactly what your child is eating […]

Sugar More Addictive Than Drugs?

Sugar activates the reward center in our brain much the same way that drugs do, and provokes similar cravings and withdrawal symptoms. Studies in rats have shown that sugar activates the brain's pleasure centers more than cocaine does. The main perpetrator is not glucose, but fructose, which some researchers have dubbed alcohol without the buzz. In the United States, intake of added su […]

Overrated Health Foods

Foods that are labelled health foods always get alarm bells going for me, if you need to label something as healthy rather than it just been an obviously healthy food like a fruit or vegetables then it should always be questioned. The gym goer and health conscious person can fall victim to this clever marketing, so here are a few foods to watch out for next time you are doing a healthy […]

Seven Steps to Eating Well

Do you feel like you are always telling yourself that you need to start eating better? Well... Winter Wellness month is the perfect time to make those changes... Create a healthy routine around meals and food prep. Whether it's a simple shopping list that you stick to during your weekly shop or a weekly meal plan to plan out what meals and recipes you will use for the week ahe […]

Train Smart and Shed Excess Body Fat

How to train smart and shed excess body fat So you have started to train smarter, faster and quicker than ever before with HIIT and now you are looking to change the shape of your body through fat loss. HITT is the perfect way to exercise if you want to see a change in your body shape or size, it's an effective way to build muscle, use stored fat and initiate the after burn effect so yo […]

Eating for Immunity

Winter is here and with it comes all those nasty germs and bugs that knock you for a six each year, but do they have to? It's all about immunity and the level of protection that your body has to protect you from infectious disease. Think of your body as an army fighting the war against bacteria, viruses, germs and bugs. In your army your antibodies, antioxidants and good bacteria are […]