PROTEIN FOODS

PROTEIN FOODS

Your body needs protein foods. There are 20 different kinds of amino acids to function correctly. These 20 amino acids combine in different ways to make proteins in your body. And your body cannot make nine of the amino acids you need. You must get them from the food...
Macronutrients

Macronutrients

You’ve probably heard friends who are dieting and into health and fitness mention ‘macronutrients’ or the shortened abbreviation – ‘macros’. But what are macros and how does different macronutrient ratios impact weight and health?...
5 tips for sustainable weight loss

5 tips for sustainable weight loss

There is plenty of information out there for effective weight loss. However, to be effective, it must be sustainable. These are my 5 tips for sustainable weight loss. INTERMITTENT FASTING 3 years ago, I wrote a blog on intermittent fasting and the health benefits...
Collagen and Anti-Ageing

Collagen and Anti-Ageing

There has been much interest over the past few years on collagen and anti-ageing foods, supplements, powders, serum and creams to improve our youthfulness. But should we engage in the media hysteria around collagen products. WHAT IS COLLAGEN Collagen is the most...
ELECTROLYTES

ELECTROLYTES

Do you only drink water when exercising? Did you know that you also need to consider replacing the key electrolytes (sodium, potassium calcium, magnesium, phosphate and chloride) to stay hydrated? These substances are essential dietary components and must be acquired...
FLEXITARIAN DIET

FLEXITARIAN DIET

To eat meat, or not to eat meat – that is the question on everyone’s lips right now. There’s no denying the sheer satisfaction of tucking into a juicy steak or a cheeky burger. However, there’s an increasingly overwhelming amount of evidence that...