Breakfast | Jamie Oliver’s Granola Dust

If you’re looking for a nutritious and convenient breakfast that tastes great then I highly recommend you invest some time into preparing a big stash of Jamie Oliver’s Granola dust. After seeing it on Jamie’s Facebook page a couple of years back, we decided to give it a whirl and loved it. I don’t know […]

Is cholesterol good or bad?

First of all let’s just cover what cholesterol is. Cholesterol is a waxy substance known as a large lipid molecule which is produced and released into your bloodstream by cells in your liver. It is also found in certain foods. Cholesterol cannot be used by your body for energy, instead it is used for the […]

The ‘NUMBER ONE’ Healthy Habit

It’s not a coincidence that roughly two thirds of our body is made up of water AND two thirds of our planet is covered with the stuff. All living things need it.  If you are looking to adopt some more healthy habits into your life then drinking plenty of water is the best place to […]

An Introduction to Macronutrients: What you need to know

  A balanced diet requires adequate water intake and the adequate intake of foods from five different nutrient groups. Three of those nutrient groups come under the heading of macronutrients.   Macronutrients Macronutrients are needed in large quantities, and required for structure, function and fuel. The three macronutrients are: Carbohydrate Carbohydrate is found in bread, […]

What is nutrition?

  Nutrition is the process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth. At the very least food keeps us alive but if we want to function optimally then we need to take our nutrition seriously and consume a diet that enables our cells to function at their best. This involves eating a […]

5 Nutrition Tips for Healthy Fat Loss

When we are trying to lose weight what we are really trying to do is lose fat. There are a number of different ways we can influence fat loss, some are considered healthy forms of fat loss and some aren’t. Our top five nutrition tips that will aid healthy fat loss 1.Eat breakfast You have heard it a […]

Social media can help you lose weight

Social media can help you lose weight

Whether you like social media or not it can help you lose weight.  Weight loss is actually very easy to do on paper, you just need to burn off more energy then you are taking in. Move more and eat less but in practice this can be a real challenge. Especially if you are attempting to lose weight on […]

Healthy Habit 2: Stop eating when you are full

  Continuing to eat when you are already full is pretty much guaranteeing fat storage. If your body has received sufficient nutrients to fulfil its needs then any additional energy that continues to enter your body will be deposited into your fat cells. This was a great little survival system for back in the day when food was scarce. On […]

Slow and steady wins the race!

I don’t know about you but I am not a big fan of the bootcamp style approach to dieting. I have tried it myself many times over the years and, although some of those attempts have successfully got me into the best shape of my life, within a month I was always back to where I started. Sometimes I […]