Nutrition

How stress impacts your food choices

How stress impacts your food choices I have never believed that weight-loss or weight management is as simple as calories in versus calories out. Our bodies are not inert and what contributes to how we nourish ourselves includes what can be complex cultural, psychological and environmental factors. What, and how much you eat, as well as moving your body regularly aren’t the only […]

The Top 5 Stress Causing Foods You Should Avoid

The Top 5 Stress Causing Foods You Should Avoid A looming deadline at work. Your mother-in-law’s impending visit. Getting the kids’ science fair projects out of the way - the night before they’re due. No matter your current stage of life, it’s likely that you experience stress on a regular basis. And while some stress can be good - inspiring you to make a chan […]

Healthy Grocery Shopping Tips

Healthy Grocery Shopping Tips Before you even hit the shops - get prepared with a list. Shopping without a list often leads to: an overestimation of how much food is needed for the week, leading to overspending and food waste... ...or an underestimation, which may see you doing a few extra trips to the supermarket to fill in the gaps throughout the week (to spend more money!). Planni […]

Stress, Hormones and Weight Gain

Stress, Hormones and Weight Gain Do you feel like you are doing everything right but still not shifting weight? If you are training hard, eating well but still not seeing changes, then it could be your hormones. Hormones are our communication cells that send instructions to our bodies; like whether to use fat for energy or conserve it and store it. We have specific hormones for each me […]

Nutrients for Healthy Skin

Nutrients for Healthy Skin Our skin is the face we present to the outside world. For many, a big driver to eat healthier can be to do with what we look like, with our skin as no exception - beauty is only skin deep, but anyone who has suffered from skin issues will know it can certainly affect our confidence and how we feel.  Our skin needs nutrients to firstly function, then lo […]

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

Feel Great To help you live and maintain a healthy lifestyle we’ve put together a 7-day eating plan and guide to kick start your fitness journey. Feeling great has never tasted so good. << Download the 7-Day Meal Plan here >>

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 […]