PROTEIN FOODS

PROTEIN FOODS

Increasing your protein intake can lead to increased muscle mass and increased metabolism as well as other benefits.
What’s more, it’s not a restrictive eating method, which means it’s sustainable.
In this article, a list of natural healthy protein foods are listed with the nutritional values and the reasons why these foods are an important component in your diet.

Macronutrients

Macronutrients

Macronutrients are the three nutrients we need to consume to sustain life. The three nutrients are carbohydrates, fats and protein.

But what is the correct ratio? Should you change the ratio for weight loss? What about calories? Does exercise change your ratio?

We look at the Government Dietary Recommendations and compare them with our recommended ratio to kickstart your weight loss goals for Spring.

5 tips for sustainable weight loss

5 tips for sustainable weight loss

There are many diets that will help you lose weight but are they sustainable. Are shakes a long term strategy or counting calories a realistic way to live? Are these diets short-term fixes and detrimental to your health?
I have put together my 5 top tips on how to achieve and sustain your ideal healthy weight without spending a fortune on dietary supplements or following the latest fad diet. These 5 tips will decrease your waistline and importantly, provide you with a long-term strategy to a leaner and healthier version of yourself.

Collagen and Anti-Ageing

Collagen and Anti-Ageing

There has been much interest and research over the past few years on anti-ageing foods to improve our youthfulness. Collagen is at the top of the list thought to reduce the signs of ageing.

What are the different types of collagen? Is it best to supplement with tablets, powders, serums, creams or consume it naturally? And are there vegan alternatives? Does collagen supplementation actually work?

ELECTROLYTES

ELECTROLYTES

Electrolytes are minerals in the blood that help regulate fluid levels. Drinking electrolyte drinks will help you to stay hydrated for longer and improve your performance. Find out how to make your own healthy electrolyte drink and avoid consuming added toxic ingredients.

FLEXITARIAN DIET

FLEXITARIAN DIET

Following a flexitarian diet highlights an increased intake of plant-based meals without completely eliminating meat. It is about adding new foods to your diet as opposed to excluding any, which can be extremely beneficial for health.